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Flights to Croatia

Flying to Croatia? Croatia has connections with all the main European airports. There are a number of airports to choose from depending on your end destination, preferred airline and budget. Low-cost and other European airlines offer flights to Croatia in just over 2.5 hours with regular timetables in the shoulder and high season.

Some airports on the Dalmatian Coast are closed in Winter, or there are no flights from International airlines, in which case you will require a connecting flight from Zagreb. Spring, Autumn and Winter have a reduced service. Summer months have regular flights flying to all destinations in the summer months.

If you are booking flights to Croatia from North America it is easy to find a connecting flight with one of the low-cost airline carriers or European airlines in all main European airports. Flight prices will depend on the airport you are flying to, the time of year you are visiting and how far you book in advance.

Croatia’s main airports

Zagreb (year-round flights to Croatia)

The capital city hosts the biggest airport, located 15km south of the city of Zagreb. Flights are available year-round from International destinations. Zagreb is connected to 50 cities around the world. Croatian Airlines offer connecting flights from Zagreb to other destinations in Croatia year-round.

Airlines that fly direct from the UK to Zagreb: British Airways, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Lufthansa, Croatian Airlines

Dubrovnik (for flights to Southern Dalmation Coast)

Dubrovnik airport is located 20 km from the city centre. It is one of the busiest airports, especially in summer months with regular flights. In the winter, there may not be a direct flight from your destination, in which case you can get a connecting flight from Zagreb with Croatian Airlines.

Airlines that fly direct from the UK to Dubrovnik: British Airways, Croatian Airlines, Easyjet, Jet2, Norwegian, TUI, Flybe

Flights from: London Gatwick, London Stansted, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, East Midlands, Manchester, Belfast, Newcastle, Leeds & Bradford.

*British Airways is the only international airline offering year-round flights from London to Dubrovnik. Currently, winter flights from London to Dubrovnik are scheduled on Friday and Mondays making the city a great winter city break destination.

Split (for flights to Central Dalmatian Coast)

Flying to Split is an entry port to some of the well-known islands (Hvar, Brac, Solta, Vis) and the cities of Sibenik and Trogir. Split airport is located 20 km from Split city centre and 8 km from the city of Trogir with regular shuttles to both locations. Regular international flights service Split in the summer months.

Airlines that fly direct from the UK to Split: British Airways, Easyjet, Stansted, Wizzair, Jet2, Norwegian, Croatia Airlines, TUI

Airports: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast


Zadar airport is located 9km from the city centre.

Airlines that fly direct from the UK to Zadar: Ryanair, Flybe, Easyjet

Airport: London Stansted, Manchester

Pula (for flights to Istria)

Pula, located on the southern tip of Istria is the main entry point for Istria. Pula airport is located 10km north of Pula city centre.

Airlines that fly direct from the UK to Pula: British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair, Jet2, TUI,


Rijeka airport is located 27km from Rijeka city centre. Regular buses run from the airport and wait for flight arrivals.

Airlines that fly direct from the UK to Rijeka: Ryanair

Airports: London Stansted

A charming, colourful, Meditteranean coastal town, said to be the most romantic destination in Croatia. More
The entry point to Istria and home to the world's 6th largest and the best-preserved Roman Amphitheatre - a unique venue with a seasonal programme of events. More
A hilltop village in rural Istria surrounded by olive oil and excellent wineries. Off the beaten track you will find the Meneghetti wine estate, one of our favourite locations to experience rural Istria. More
Croatia's vibrant capital city is often referred to as 'little Vienna' thanks to its architecture and cafe culture. The city is compact, has many parks and museums and nearby hiking on Medvednica, which also hosts a ski resort in the winter months. More
The medieval fortified town with iconic views from the top of the preserved medieval walls, overlooking the Adriatic. More
Split is the second-largest city in Croatia and the largest in Dalmatia. A mix of modern urban life and ancient history. Home to the UNESCO world heritage site of Diocletian's Palace and the gateway to some of the well-known islands. More
Touted as the new St Tropez, Hvar is a glamorous luxury island off the dalmatian coast that attracts the yacht set in the peak months to the trendy bars and restaurants. Aside from the glitz, it is also steeped in culture and history. More
An entry point to Krka National Park and to the Kornati islands. Sibenik is home to the Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO heritage site. More
Plitvice Lakes National Park
A stunningly beautiful national park with 16 cascading emerald lakes and waterfalls to explore via boardwalks and trails.
Krka National Park
Situated on the Krka river, the national park has lively waterfalls.
Famous for the longest medieval stone walls in Europe and the world-class oysters farmed in the region. The surrounding Peljesac Peninsula is a famous wine region.
This small preserved town is known for its Baroque, Renaissance and Romanesque buildings. Set on an island connected to the mainland by a bridge. The whole town is protected by UNESCO.

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