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Zagreb to Madrid by bus

The journey from Zagreb to Madrid by bus is 1,058.16 mi and takes 38 hr 52 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:30 AM and the last at 8:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Zagreb to Madrid by bus for as little as $109.80 or as much as $194.99. The best price for this journey is $109.80.

Lowest Price$109.80
Journey Duration38 hr 52 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$109.80
Highest Price$194.99
First Departure7:30 AM
Last Departure8:45 PM
Distance1,058.16 mi
DepartureZagreb
ArrivalMadrid
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBusMore

Zagreb to Madrid Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Feb 26, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Zagreb to Madrid. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much do bus tickets from Zagreb to Madrid cost?

On average, a bus ticket from Zagreb to Madrid will cost you $151.25. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $109.80. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $151.25 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Zagreb to Madrid.

How much time will it take to go from Zagreb to Madrid by bus?

The journey between Zagreb and Madrid by bus is approximately 1,058.16 mi. It will take you more or less 38 hr 52 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Zagreb and Madrid runs for about 1,058.16 mi and usually takes approximately 38 hr 52 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 37 hr 30 min. If you are trying to get from Zagreb to Madrid as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Zagreb to Madrid?

The first daily departure from Zagreb to Madrid leaves at 7:30 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 8:45 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Zagreb and Madrid. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first journey of the night departs from Zagreb at 7:30 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 8:45 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Zagreb and Madrid. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many times a day do departures from Zagreb leave for Madrid?

You will be able to travel from Zagreb to Madrid using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 4 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Zagreb to Madrid using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 1 direct connections from Zagreb to Madrid each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Zagreb to Madrid. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Madrid
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Zagreb to Madrid.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Zagreb to Madrid, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Zagreb to Madrid.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $92.33 to $182.81 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 49% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Madrid

The cheapest Zagreb - Madrid bus tickets can be found for as low as $73.57 if you’re lucky, or $127.64 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $169.30.

Find the best day to travel to Madrid by bus

When travelling to Madrid by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Zagreb to Madrid

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TGV inOui when traveling from Zagreb to Madrid.

Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and TGV inOui from Zagreb to Madrid
Compare services on board when travelling from Zagreb to Madrid by bus.
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Zagreb to Madrid CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
119.21kg
Bus
127.72kg
Flight
340.59kg
Car
272.47kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Zagreb to Madrid?
A bus ticket from Zagreb to Madrid is $151.25. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $109.80.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Zagreb to Madrid?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Zagreb to Madrid is $109.80. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Zagreb and Madrid by bus?
Zagreb to Madrid is 1,058.16 mi.
How long does the bus between Zagreb and Madrid take?
Zagreb to Madrid is on average 38 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 37 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Zagreb to Madrid?
The bus journey from Zagreb to Madrid is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Union Ivkoni International, TGV inOui and Union Ivkoni.
How many bus connections per day go from Zagreb to Madrid?
Zagreb to Madrid has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Zagreb to Madrid leave?
The earliest bus from Zagreb to Madrid departs at 7:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Zagreb to Madrid depart?
The latest bus from Zagreb to Madrid departs at 8:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Zagreb to Madrid in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $109.80 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Zagreb to Madrid?
There are 5 station(s) that you can depart from Zagreb to go to Madrid. You can go from Zagreb Kaptol, Zagreb Zapadni Kolodvor, Remetinec, Gajnice and Glavni Kolodvor and you can arrive at Madrid Aeropuerto T4, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Méndez Alvaro, Madrid Puerta del Sol, Madrid Avenida de America Bus Station and Madrid Barajas Airport.
How many direct connections depart from Zagreb to Madrid?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Zagreb to go to Madrid.
What's the fastest journey time between Zagreb to Madrid by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Zagreb and Madrid is 37 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Zagreb to Madrid?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Zagreb and Madrid.
What are the CO2 emissions for Zagreb to Madrid by bus?
The bus journey from Zagreb to Madrid creates 127.72kg of CO2 emissions.

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