Croatia By Train
Your Croatian rail adventure will open up a whole new world. Use your Eurail Croatia Pass to see all the sights, and travel with a convenient and frequent train service. Some spectacular cities and great views await you, including the views from the train windows as you travel.
Train types in Croatia
Some Croatian cities (like Zadar) aren't mentioned in our timetable. Use the timetable on the HZ website.
- Route map
- Domestic trains
- International trains
Domestic trains in Croatia
HZ connects most major towns in Croatia.
Both regional trains and express trains run within the country.
Bikes are allowed on certain trains. You'll need to buy a bike ticket in advance.
International trains in Croatia
Croatia has direct international connections with Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia and Switzerland.
Croatia's national rail network is run by Hrvatske željeznice (HZ). To look up train times, you can use the Interrail timetable. Some Croatian cities (like Zadar) aren't mentioned in our timetable. Use the HZ timetable instead.
- Domestic connections
- International connections
What are the train travel times between Croatia's major cities? You won't need to make reservations if you use regional trains for the following routes:
|Zagreb to Osijek||5hr 29min|
|Zagreb to Rijeka||3hr 40min|
|Zagreb to Sisak||54min|
Zagreb to Split takes 6 hours by InterCity train, and 8 hours by Night Train. Reservations are required for both journeys.
To visit Dubrovnik, you can travel by train to Split and then take a bus.
|Route||Which train?||Travel time||Reservations|
|Zagreb to Budapest (Hungary)||InterCity||6 hours||Optional|
|Zagreb to Graz (Austria)||EuroCity||4 hours||Optional|
|Zagreb to Ljubljana (Slovenia)||International / EuroCity||2.5 hours||Optional|
|Zagreb to Munich (Germany)||EuroCity||8.5 hours||Optional|
|Zagreb to Zurich (Switzerland)||EuroNight||14 hours||Required|
Which trains in Croatia require reservations?
InterCity Nagibni (ICN) Zagreb - Split
InterCity (IC) Zagreb – Rijeka/Osijek/Cakovec
Reservation fees are about $ 4.
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Tips and tricks for Croatia
Population: 4.2 million
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)
Dialing code: +385
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Airport - station link
From Zagreb airport there are 1 or 2 buses per hour to the city bus terminal. Here you can take a tram to the central train station. Eurail passes are not valid on the bus or tram.
Eurail aid office in Croatia
For questions about Croatia, visit the international ticket office at Zagreb Glavni kolodvor (main railway station). It is open 24 hours daily. See the page Eurail aid offices for more aid offices in Europe.
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