Last updated on November 7th, 2022 at 05:45 pm
We will write how to get from Zagreb airport to city center. The distance from Zagreb Airport to city center is 15 kilometers. Click here to book online Zagreb activities and day tours
The travel time from Zagreb airport to city center is around 25 minutes by taxi. The taxi fare around €20.
The cheapest way from Zagreb airport to city center is by Zagreb airport bus €4 that you can book online and regular Bus Number 290 for only €1.
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WHERE TO STAY IN ZAGREB
You can access a dorm from that can go up to €15-20. And while a hotel that is a double room in a budget can go up to €60.
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ZAGREB AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
Zagreb Airport Bus To City Center
The Zagreb airport bus is the best way from Zagreb airport to city center. Zagreb airport bus is running every 30 minutes from 5 30 am to 10 30 pm.
The Zagreb airport bus fare is 30 Kuna which is €4 one-way booking online. The travel time is around 30 minutes to the last stop in Zagreb Bus Station (Autobusni kolodvor Zagreb).
The bus station in Zagreb is a 15 minutes walking distance from the main Zagreb Train Station and a 15 minutes walk to city center.
You can take Tram Number 13 from Kvternikov Square and tram number 2 from the Zagreb Central Bus Station. The tram fare is 4 Kuna which is half euro and valid for 30 minutes.
CHEAPEST WAY FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO CITY BY PUBLIC BUS NUMBER 290
The cheapest way from Zagreb airport to old town is by public bus. The Public Bus Number 290 is the cheapest way from Zagreb airport to city center. The Bus Number 290 is running every 35 minutes starting at 4 20 am to 12 15 am.
The bus fare is 8 Kuna which is €1 you will have to buy the ticket in the kiosks at the Arrival in the airport. Also you can buy the ticket to the bus driver but it will be more expensive.
The final destination is Kvaternikov Trg where you can get the tram Number 11, tram Number 12 or walking distance depending where you are staying.
Your ticket is valid for 60 minutes so maybe you will get the tram without buying an extra ticket. If not a tram ticket is only 4 Kuna which is half of euro. Read here best things to do in Zagreb
TAXI FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
If you go from Zagreb airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Zagreb airport to city center is around 25 minutes.
The taxi fare from Zagreb airport to old town is 150 Kuna which is around €20. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Zagreb. Prices are around €30 and you will be able to fit up to 3 people. It could be €10 per person.
RENTING A CAR IN ZAGREB AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Zagreb’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Zagreb. It will take you 25 minutes to get from Zagreb to old town from the airport by private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30 per day.
Car rental options can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Zagreb and the countryside. Make sure you have a parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Zagreb city.
BEST WAY ZAGREB AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
If you ask me the best way from Zagreb airport to city center I would choose Zagreb airport bus shuttle to city since a single ticket will cost around €4 that you can book online and it will take 30-40 minutes especially if you are traveling alone.
If you are planning to move around Zagreb and you are traveling with more people renting a car can be a great option especially if you rent Airbnb outskirts of Zagreb.
If you go on a budget you can try to get a public Bus Number 290 for €1 you will have to go outside the airport and look for the bus stop.
Locals will be so helpful if you ask them they will tell you where is the bus stopping. Later you will also have to walk to city center by a public bus and with the Zagreb airport bus for around 15 minutes.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN ZAGREB
Accommodation in Zagreb isn’t so expensive than other countries around Euro. You can access a dorm from that can go up to €15-20. And while a hotel that is a double room in a budget can go up to €60.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN CROATIA
Food budget travel in Croatia can go €15 per day. The typical usual breakfast consists of coffee and bread for €2. You can go for restaurants expect to pay €10 per person. You can get a beer for less than €2 in local places. You can cook on your own to go down your food budget travel expenses in Croatia. Make sure your hotel or Airbnb provides a kitchen
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN CROATIA
In Croatia every season brings out a different side. Summer takes place during the months of June-August in these months you’ll experience a high temperatures. From September to December the temperature cools down quite a bit and it is the perfect time to enjoy long walks through the stunning neighborhood.
And Spring season during the months of March-May is the best time to visit Croatia. It starts out with chilly and gets warm, it is a perfect time to spend the day exploring the city’s beautiful garden, at night it remains pretty cold.
CASH AND ATMS IN CROATIA
The currency used all throughout Croatia is Croatian Kunas just like all European countries. The exact currency of Euro is A €1 = 7.5 HRK. You can use debit cards everywhere in Croatia. ATMs are available and accessible in all part of the country.
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