Beach breaks, city sights, nature’s majesty… with cheap flights to Croatia, you can have it all...
Have you discovered Croatia yet? Loyal visitors might tell you not to bother, but that’s only because they want to keep these gorgeous beaches and charming seaside towns to themselves.
With blissfully long summers, a jigsaw-like coastline, historic cities and a cultural calendar to rival any of Europe’s tourism darlings, you will want to keep Croatia all to yourself too.
Land in Zagreb (ZAG), the pulsating capital of Croatia, where history has stacked layer upon layer of architectural grandeur.
If your heart desires to be by the sea in Croatia, flights land at airports in Dubrovnik (DBV), Split (SPU), and Zadar (ZAD), on the Dalmatian Coast, and at Pula (PUY), on the Istrian Riviera.
Other international airports in Croatia include Rijeka (RJK) and Osijek (OSI). In summer, connecting flights can also have you touching down on the island of Brac (BWK).
Typical flight time from the UK to Croatia is two-and-a-half to three hours.
Wherever you plan to touch down in Croatia, we’ll get you in the air for less.
If you want to rock up to the airport departure gate knowing that you paid the best price, it’s wise to book as far in advance as possible because the cheapest fares are snapped up fast. You can, for example, get London to Croatia flights for less than it costs to travel from Manchester to London by train if you book early enough. That’s reason enough to make a grab for the suitcase, isn’t it?
Croatian flight routes tend to be seasonal, with most airlines catering for those keen to fly in and soak up the sun. But there are year-round flights, notably to the capital Zagreb...
The two busiest airports for Brits flying to Croatia are Dubrovnik and Split.
Dubrovnik can be reached from London’s Gatwick and Stansted, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, East Midlands, Manchester, Belfast International, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford, with several services each week from many of those airports. Some flights operate year round and airlines include British Airways, Croatian Airlines, easyJet, Monarch and Jet 2.
Split has flights with Croatian Airlines from Heathrow, while Jet2 flies from Glasgow, Newcastle and Belfast and easyJet operates from Manchester, Luton, Gatwick, Stansted and Bristol.
Zadar has flights with Ryanair Stansted and Manchester. Pula also has Ryanair flights from Stansted and Jet2 services from Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford and Manchester. The smaller airports of Rijeka and Osijek have flights with Ryanair from Stansted, and the capital has non-stop flights from London Heathrow with British Airways and Croatian.
The big holiday companies of Thomson and Thomas Cook also operate seasonal charter flights, many of which fly from airports outside of London, such as Manchester.
Croatia welcomes thousands of Brits each year. So you’ll find that getting to and from the airport is hassle free...
Most arrivals flock to the shimmering Adriatic coastline to catch some culture alongside the rays.
Dubrovnik in particular is a popular entry point for holidays on the Dalmatian Coast. Regular bus shuttle services takes passengers from the airport to city destinations for 40 Croatian kuna (about £4) each. A taxi will cost around £30.
In Split, coach transfers take 40 minutes to travel between the airport and the city centre; a single ticket costs 30 kunas (about £3). Public bus services are slightly cheaper but routes could be a little confusing for first-time visitors, so stick to the airport transfer services or hop in a taxi, which costs around £25.
All the international airports in Croatia offer various services for getting to and from the airport, with coach transfers, taxis and public buses generally the most convenient means of travel. Car hire in Croatia is also an excellent option. Not only can you make savings on the cost of transfers, you gain the freedom to see more of Croatia at your leisure – and for a low price. Pre-book car hire in Croatia to collect your car upon arrival at the airport and make big savings.
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