Air Travel

Zagreb International Airport (ZAG) is actually located in the city of Velika Gorica, 17 km (10 miles) southeast of Zagreb.

There are no direct flights between the United States and Zagreb, but Croatia Airlines and several major European carriers fly to Zagreb from Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Munich, London, Paris, Vienna, Moscow, Rome, and other cities. Croatia Airlines operates at least two flights daily to Split (45 minutes) and three flights daily to Dubrovnik (55 minutes). In summertime there are also flights to Lisbon (2 hours, 25 minutes), Barcelona (2 hours, 10 minutes), Tel Aviv (3 hours, 15 minutes), and other cities.

A regular shuttle bus runs from the airport to the main bus station every 30 minutes from 7 am to 8 pm, and from the main bus station to the airport from 4:30 am to 8:30 pm. A one-way ticket costs 30 Kn, and daily return ticket costs 40 Kn. The trip takes 30 minutes. By taxi, expect to pay 150 Kn to 200 Kn to make the same journey; the trip will be slightly faster, about 20 minutes.

Airport Contacts

Zagreb International Airport. Rudolfa Fizira 1, Velika Gorica, Zagrebacka, HR-10150. 01/456–2222; 060/320–320; +3851/456–2170; www.zagreb-airport.hr.

Airport Transfer Contacts

Airport bus. Pleso prijevoz, Avenija Marina Držića 4, Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, 10000. 01/633–1982; www.plesoprijevoz.hr.

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