Varazdin is biggest and one of the most beautiful towns in northern Croatia also called Zagorje. Varazdin has many attractions and the most famous are Old Castle, Main Square, Cimitero Cittadino, Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and City Museum. If you ever have visited the baroque city of Varazdin, 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.
The nearest airport to Varazdin is one in Zagreb.
Private transfer from Zagreb Airport to Varazdin
The best selection for your transportation from Zagreb Airport to Varazdin is Transferyst private transfer service with a fixed price of 525 kuna (70€) 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 Varazdin is 81 km and the drive will take less than 1 hour. The route goes from Zagreb Airport through continental and norhern Croatia.
After comfortable ride, you will arrive in the city of Varazdin. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel and your Varazdin adventure can begin.
Route map from Zagreb Airport to Varazdin
Taxi from Zagreb Airport to Varazdin
You can take a taxi when you arrive at Zagreb Airport. Classic taxi drivers are offering to drive you from Zagreb Airport to Varazdin 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 Varazdin are starting at 310 kuna (42€) up to 850 kuna (114€) 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 Varazdin 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.
Public bus from Zagreb Airport to Varazdin
There is a public bus that runs regularly from Zagreb Bus Station to Varazdin Bus Station at a price starting from 45 kuna (6€) 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 2 hours without stopping, and you will have to find your way from the bus station in Varazdin to your hotel.
Public train from Zagreb Airport to Varazdin
There is also a public train that runs regularly from Zagreb Main Station to Varazdin Train Station at a price starting from 65 kuna (9€) 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 3 hours because there is a long waiting time at another train in Koprivnica, and you will also have to find your own way from the train station in Varazdin 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 Varazdin
There are quite a number of interesting places you can make a stop and visit when traveling from Zagreb to Varazdin. Here are some ideas:
Krapina Neanderthal Museum
The fort of Veliki Tabor