Zagreb, Croatia's capital is the main entry point into the country. You'll find plenty of flights to Zagreb from all European capitals run by Croatia Airlines the national carrier, as well as other airlines. Year-round there's a London-Heathrow to Zagreb flight by British Airways.
Lately more air routes to Croatia have been opening up and there are good deals on direct flights to other Croatian gateway cities such as Dubrovnik, Pula, Split and Zadar as well as flights to Zagreb.
Low-cost carriers Ryanair, Germanwings and Easyjet have introduced many summer flights to Croatia.
Below are the direct flights from central Europe to Croatia in the spring and summer of 2016. Remember that not all of these flights are daily; some are as infrequently as once a week. In addition to the flights below, keep in mind that Ryanair flies to Zadar from London (Stansted), Marseilles, Berlin, Frankfurt, Manchester, Dusselforf, Dublin, Paris, Baden-Baden, Brussels, Oslo, Gothenburg, and Stockholm.
April 03 - Volotea
June 08 - Germania
Toronto - Zagreb
June 14 - Air Transat
Athens - Split
June 16 - Aegean Airlines
Bristol - Dubrovnik
August 01 - Germanwings
If you're coming from North America, you'll need to be cagey to get the best fares. The only direct flight from North America to Croatia is from Toronto to Zagreb, run by Transat.
Otherwise, the best deals on a round trip flight to Zagreb will involve at least one change in Europe. You may be tempted to fly to London to take advantage of a cheap fare to the Croatian coast. Be aware that some low-cost airlines to Croatia are not flying out of international airports such as Heathrow or Gatwick but use the local airports, Stansted or Luton.
Reliable Expedia is always a good first stop in checking for cheap flights to Europe.
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Last updated October 19, 2017
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