Osijek is biggest and one of the most beautiful towns in eastern Croatia also called Slavonia. Osijek has many attractions and the most famous are The Church of St Peter and St Paul, Red Fico, City ZOO, Tvrđa, and Pedestrian Bridge. If you ever have visited the city of Osijek, then you know what magnificent place it is. Centuries of culture, nice walkways, great continental cuisine, and friendly people make this town one of the most desired travel destinations in Croatia.
Although Osijek has its airport, many travelers choose Zagreb Airport as their starting point to Osijek because of better or cheaper flights.
Private transfer from Zagreb Airport to Osijek
The best selection for your transportation from Zagreb Airport to Osijek is Transferyst private transfer service with a fixed price of 1575 kuna (210€) for a vehicle for up to 8 passengers. This is the most comfortable transportation option for big families, groups of people, and all other travelers who are interested only in enjoying and relaxing while traveling to Croatia.
After you arrive at Zagreb Airport and after all border and customs formalities are done, your driver will meet you at arrivals, escort you to the vehicle, and help you with your luggage.
The distance from Zagreb Airport to Osijek is 277 km and the drive will take less than 3 hours. The route goes from Zagreb Airport through continental Croatia and Slavonia. Many people like to travel from Zagreb Airport to Osijek this way because there is an option for stopping and visit in Kopacki Rit Nature Park, which is right along the route.
After a few hours of a comfortable ride, you will arrive in the city of Osijek. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel and your Osijek adventure can begin.
Route map from Zagreb Airport to Osijek
Taxi from Zagreb Airport to Osijek
You can take a taxi when you arrive at Zagreb Airport. Classic taxi drivers are offering to drive you from Zagreb Airport to Osijek but there are also Uber, Bolt and other taxi apps that are working just fine in Croatia. Taxies are parked in front of the airport arrivals and you shouldn't have a problem with finding your ride. Taxi prices from Zagreb Airport to Osijek are starting at 991 kuna (133€) up to 2720 kuna (365€) depending on availability, type of the vehicle and how many passengers are traveling.
The biggest downside of hiring a taxi for your transportation from Zagreb Airport to Osijek is that you never can be 100 percent sure in pricing and there is always the possibility that taxi driver wants more money for his service. So, you should always agree on a price in front and try not to fall into taxi pricing scams.
Flight from Zagreb Airport to Osijek
You can take a flight from Zagreb Airport to Osijek Airport at a price starting from 320 kuna (43€) per person. The planes are relatively comfortable, and the journey takes no more than 1 hour. Osijek Airport is 18 km away from the center of Osijek and you will have to find transportation to your hotel.
Public bus from Zagreb Airport to Osijek
There is a public bus that runs regularly from Zagreb Bus Station to Osijek Bus Station at a price starting from 130 kuna (18€) per person. If you decide to take the bus, you will need to find transportation from Zagreb Airport to the Zagreb Bus Station on your own. The buses are relatively comfortable, the journey often takes more than 5 hours without stopping, and you will have to find your way from the bus station in Osijek to your hotel.
Public train from Zagreb Airport to Osijek
There is also a public train that runs regularly from Zagreb Main Station to Osijek Train Station at a price starting from 140 kuna (19€) per person. If you decide to take the train, you will need to find transportation from Zagreb Airport to the Zagreb Main Station on your own. The train is much less comfortable, the journey often takes more than 7 hours because there is a long waiting time at another train in Krizevci or at some other place, and you will also have to find your way from the train station in Osijek to your hotel.
Public transportation is a common choice of backpackers, singles, and anyone who has the excess time or travels on a budget.
Places to visit on the way to Osijek
There are quite a number of interesting places you can make a stop and visit when traveling from Zagreb to Osijek. Here are some ideas:
State Stud Farm Đakovo
Kopacki Rit Nature Park