When to Go
Zagreb bus station (Autobusni
Kolodvor) is a large
structure that would never win any architectural prizes but has all you
need to facilitate your arrival and departure.
(See the bus station on a street map of Zagreb)
Built in 1987, it's all concrete and sharp angles but it has enough space for 88 terminals handling all international and domestic buses from Zagreb.
The Zagreb bus station is also where you get the bus to the Zagreb Airport.
Buying your Bus Ticket
The bus station has a series of counters; international tickets are sold at windows 11 and 12. You can pay by cash or credit card and you can reserve as far in advance as you like or at the last possible minute but you cannot reserve online.
As seats are assigned, it's wise to get a ticket early to have a choice of seats. In a hurry? You can also:
You can check Zagreb bus schedules here but you cannot reserve tickets online.
The bus station is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The left luggage office in the Zagreb bus station is open 5am (6am Sunday) to 10pm daily. The price is 1.20HRK per hour for suitcases and backpacks and 2.30HRK per hour for items like skis and bikes. You'll need to produce ID of some sort--usually a passport.
Getting to the Bus Station
There's an ATM in the bus station as well as a currency exchange office.
There's no sit-down restaurant in the bus station but you can buy snacks, soft drinks and basic groceries. You can also buy international newspapers and a phone card.
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