Zagreb to Vienna

Those two cities are very well connected, so that the bus Zagreb – Vienna runs every day – there are several bus lines that operate daily on this route. Travel time by bus from Zagreb to Vienna is about 5 hours and the price of a one-way ticket for the trip is approximately 250 kn, while the price of a return ticket is about 440 kn.


Unfortunately we did not find any direct routes matching your search criteria! Here is what to do:

  1. Try to search for a bus to the nearest larger city e.g. Rijeka, Zagreb, Zadar or Split and then find a bus from there to your final destination
  2. If this does not give you any options matching your requirements from a time perspective, you should consider using other means of transportation, renting a car would probably be the best option.
  3. If you are travelling to or from an airport in Croatia, you will have to travel to the nearest larger city and then change bus there to reach your final destination.
  4. If you are travelling to one of the larger tourist attractions like e.g. national park Plitvice lakes, you have the option to join an organized bus excursion, more about that here

Bus station in Vienna is located in Erdbergstraße, next to the subway station Erdberg. Here it would be useful to mention that for a round trip on the route Vienna – Zagreb you must reserve a seat, you can make a reservation free of charge at a counter of the bus station in Vienna. Although it is sometimes possible to travel back to Zagreb without reservation, in cases when the bus is full the advantage is given to those passengers who have previously booked their seats.


Other means of transport from Zagreb to Vienna:

By car: travelling by car on the route Zagreb – Vienna is the most comfortable and fastest option. The distance from Zagreb to Vienna on route E59 and A2 is 372 km and the travel time on the same route is approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes. Travelling on route E65/E71 is 372 km and takes about 4 hours and 40 minutes and on route E65/E71 and 86 is 354 km and also takes about 4 hours and 40 minutes.

Rent-a-car: you can rent a car in Zagreb in the center or at the airport Pleso. You can view here our car rental offers in Zagreb.

By train:  Zagreb and Vienna are connected by railway line EC 158 Zagreb – Maribor – Graz – Vienna. The train ride between Zagreb – Vienna takes an average of 6 hours and 30 minutes and on the road the train stops, among others, in Sava Markof, Celje, Maribor and Graz. Ticket price depends on how much in advance you buy, so that if you purchase a ticket 10 days earlier, the price can be quite favorable.

 By plane: Croatia Airlines in cooperation with Austrian Airlines offers daily flights between Vienna and Zagreb and several times a day.


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