Brussels to Zagreb by train

  • First train
    06:25
  • Last train
    18:25
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    17hr 3m
  • Distance
    1,026 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    30hr 27m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brussels to Zagreb by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Zagreb take around 17 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,026 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Zagreb.

1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Zagreb?

Journeys between Brussels and Zagreb usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Brussels to Zagreb every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 4 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Zagreb?

The Brussels to Zagreb train travel time is normally about 17 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brussels to Zagreb train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Zagreb is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:25 and the last train is around 18:25. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Brussels to Zagreb train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brussels to Zagreb by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brussels and Zagreb?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Zagreb, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Euro City
  • EuroNight
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Meridian
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • Schnellzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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