Flights to Zadar: 3 tips when flying to Zadar airport

Ok, you have chosen Zadar as your next destionation. First of all, you made a great choice :). In our previous blog post we have introduced you several reasons why you should visit Zadar. Now it is time to look for a best way to get to Zadar. One of the most comfortable ways to easily reach Zadar is by choosing between many flight connections toward Zadar airport. Speaking of advantages of Zadar over other Croatian regions, one of the most cited advantages is that Zadar can be easily reached using cheap flights from all over the Europe. Among several low-cost airlines flying to & from Zadar, Ryanair is definitely most active low-cost airline here. In April 2013 Zadar even became Ryanair’s first Croatian base, connecting it with 15 European cities.

Beside Ryanair other well known airline companies flying to/from Zadar airport are Germanwings, Lufthansa, InterSky, Eurolot & Scandjet making with several others total of more than 40 European destinations currently connected with Zadar. During April 2014 several new destinations have been negotiated so during season 2014 Zadar will be connected with Rome by Spanish low cost airline Vueling, with the Spanish city of Valladolid by the largest Spanish airline – Iberia Lineas Aéreas de España and with Paris by Dutch low-cost airline Transavia. For a full schedule of flights, please visit Zadar Airport official website.

Now, let’s discuss 3 most important tips regarding flights to Zadar.

 3 tips about flights to Zadar

Tip #1: Always look for a low-cost fares. Zadar airport is primarily focused on cooperation with low-cost airlines. This is huge advantage for you as you can get a really good price from more than 40 European destinations. No matter if you are planning to visit Zadar or some other Croatian city – Zadar airport could be your cheapest way to reach Croatia overall. For example, combining flight to Zadar and a intercity bus lines, you can reach Dubrovnik for less money than flying directly to Dubrovnik airport. Same goes for Split and mid-Adriatic islands. Low-cost airlines usually start to operate in March and they fly until the end of November.

Tip #2: Carefully watch the taxi prices. After landing you probably don’t want to sleep at arrivals terminal 🙂 Let’s assume most of you want to reach the centre of Zadar. As all over the world, taxi drivers are playing on the fact that foreign tourists are not familiar with the area so they charge them unfair prices. Zadar airport is only 10km away from the centre of the city. So, everything more than 20 euros (around 150 Croatian kunas) can be considered as too expensive drive. Watch out!

Tip #3: Consider bus lines to reach the centre of Zadar. Public buses from Zadar airport can drive you to Zadar’s central bus station or Old town. Buses depart from the airport in-line with arriving flights. It is most cost effective way to get to Zadar centre from Zadar airport as bus ticket costs 3 euros (around 25 Croatian kunas) per person (luggage included). Buses are comfortable and clean. For a full schedule, please visit Zadar Airport official website.

For all the guests of BonaMare apartments we have provided a airport transfer for 15 euros (around 100 Croatian kunas). BonaMare apartments are just 20 km away from Zadar airport. So if you don’t want to bother yourself with Tips number 2 & 3, book one of the apartments in our house and just focus on the Tip number 1 🙂


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