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How to travel from Zagreb to Porto by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Zagreb to Porto? Look no further.

You'll usually find 3 trains per day running between Zagreb and Porto, which usually take 53 hours 38 minutes to complete the 2041 km journey. It can take as little as 49 hours 25 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Porto from Zagreb, you'll just need to make 6 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Zagreb to Porto if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $342.09. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Zagreb to Porto by train

It takes an average of 53h 38m to travel from Zagreb to Porto by train, over a distance of around 1269 miles (2041 km). There are normally 3 trains per day traveling from Zagreb to Porto and tickets for this journey start from $342.09 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 49h 25m
PriceFrom $342.09
Distance1269 miles (2041 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
First train18:38
Last train21:27
Departure stationZagreb
Arrival stationPorto
Changes6 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Zagreb to Porto train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zagreb to Porto for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
17:38 19:05 49h 27m, 8 changes
17:40 19:05 49h 25m, 9 changes
20:27 10:30 62h 3m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Zagreb to Porto

The price of train tickets from Zagreb to Porto starts at $342.09 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Zagreb to Porto by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Zagreb to Porto

Want to know more about your journey from Zagreb to Porto? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Zagreb to Porto take?

The average journey time by train between Zagreb and Porto is 53 hours and 38 minutes, with around 3 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Zagreb and Porto by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zagreb to Porto is 49 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Zagreb to Porto cost?

Train tickets from Zagreb to Porto can start from as little as $342.09 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Zagreb to Porto?

No, there are no direct train services from Zagreb to Porto. Travelling from Zagreb to Porto by train will require a minimum of 6 changes.

What time does the first train from Zagreb to Porto leave?

The first train from Zagreb to Porto leaves at 18:38. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zagreb to Porto leave?

The last train from Zagreb to Porto leaves at 21:27. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Zagreb and Porto by train?

Trains travelling from Zagreb to Porto cover a distance of around 1269 miles (2041 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Porto to Zagreb.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zagreb to Porto for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/14/2018 for travel on 12/14/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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