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Take the train from Paris to Zagreb in 18 hours 11 minutes

If you want to travel from Paris to Zagreb by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Paris to Zagreb by train to take around 20 hours 43 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 18 hours 11 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 5 trains per day running on this route, which spans 671 miles (1080 km). You’ll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Zagreb.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Paris to Zagreb start from €58.90 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Paris to Zagreb by train

It takes an average of 20h 43m to travel from Paris to Zagreb by train, over a distance of around 671 miles (1080 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Paris to Zagreb and tickets for this journey start from €58.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 18h 11m
PriceFrom €58.90
Distance671 miles (1080 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train14:21
Last train20:25
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationZagreb
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Paris to Zagreb train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Zagreb for Tuesday 24th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:21 07:32 18h 11m, 3 changes
15:21 09:40 18h 19m, 1 change
18:04 16:07 22h 3m, 4 changes
19:25 16:07 20h 42m, 6 changes
19:25 19:46 24h 21m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Zagreb

The price of train tickets from Paris to Zagreb starts at €58.90 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 Paris to Zagreb 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Paris to Zagreb? 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 Paris to Zagreb take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Zagreb is 20 hours and 43 minutes, with around 5 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 Paris and Zagreb by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Zagreb is 18 hours and 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Zagreb cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris to Zagreb can start from as little as €58.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Zagreb?

No, there are no direct train services from Paris to Zagreb. Travelling from Paris to Zagreb by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Paris to Zagreb leaves at 14:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Zagreb leaves at 20:25. 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 Paris and Zagreb by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Zagreb cover a distance of around 671 miles (1080 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zagreb to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Zagreb for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/24/2022. 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 01/29/2022 for travel on 01/29/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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