Book Cheap Flights to Franjo Tuđman Airport (ZAG)

About Franjo Tuđman Airport

Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb Airport, officially known as Franjo Tuđman Airport, is the gateway to the beautiful nation of Croatia. Situated in Velika Gorica, it is the largest airport in the country, and includes a base for the Croatian Air Force and Air Defence. In 2016, Zagreb Airport welcomed more than 2.8 million passengers through its doors.

Franjo Tuđman Airport (IATA code: ZAG) is the busiest airport in Croatia and the hub for the flag carrier of Croatia, Croatia Airlines, as well as Trade Air. Flights to Zagreb Airport are available from international airlines such as British Airways, Emirates and Turkish Airlines. ZAG is a 27-minute drive from the city centre of Zagreb.

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Popular flights to Franjo Tuđman Airport

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General Information About Franjo Tuđman Airport

LocationIATA code
ZAG
World marketCountry
Croatia
Pin dropCity
Zagreb
Time zoneTime zone
GMT + 01:00
CurrencyCurrency
1 ZAR = 0.51 HRK
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Type C / F

Get ready to explore the historic city of Zagreb with cheap flights to Zagreb Airport. This beautiful airport, officially known as Franjo Tuđman Airport, got its name from Franjo Tuđman, the first president of Croatia. Operated by MZLZ d.d. and Aéroports de Paris, ZAG opened in 1962, to take over as the hub airport for Zagreb from Lučko Airport. From then on, Zagreb Airport began experiencing an increase in the number of passengers passing through, until it eventually became the busiest airport in Croatia.

If you have some time to spare before your next flight, why not sit and enjoy a meal at the various eateries situated throughout Zagreb Airport? These establishments include cosy cafés, casual pubs, bakeries and restaurants.

You can also enjoy plenty of shopping at Franjo Tuđman Airport. Items on sale include newspapers, magazines, books, souvenirs, electronics, fashion, accessories and jewellery.

Make sure to follow the baggage restrictions when you’re at Zagreb Airport.

Best Western Hotel Stella This 3-star hotel in Novi Zagreb is a 10-minute drive from Franjo Tuđman Airport. Amenities include a bar/lounge, fitness centre, meeting room, laundry service, air conditioning, terrace, conference centre, spa services and daily housekeeping. The accommodation package additionally includes free buffet breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking.

Cool Rooms Zagreb Airport This upscale guesthouse in Velika Gorica is a 7-minute drive from the airport. It includes air conditioning, bar/lounge, garden, front desk with a safe, and breakfast. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are also available.

Hotel Esplanade Zagreb This luxury 5-star hotel, situated near the Archaeological Museum, is a 27-minute drive from Zagreb Airport. The accommodation package features a restaurant, bar/lounge, valet parking, health club, spa services, business centre, airport shuttle, in-room childcare, 24-hour front desk, ski storage, breakfast and terrace. Free Wi-Fi is available as well.

You can order foreign exchange as early as 60 days before leaving South Africa. Alternatively, you can order and collect your foreign exchange at the ICE – Currency Exchange offices situated at Zagreb Airport. Take note that you can only collect foreign exchange in person.

The following documents are required when ordering/collecting foreign exchange:

• A valid passport

• An identity document (ID)

• Proof of your residential address

• A copy of your booking itinerary or booking reference number

• A copy of your e-ticket or physical flight ticket

ICE – Currency Exchange is situated in Dolascima and Departures of the Passenger Terminal, before a security check.

Zagreb Airport offers more than 800 parking spaces, available for short and long stays.

Travelling to and from the airport

Zagreb Airport is situated 10 km southeast of central Zagreb. Buses, taxis, rental cars and Uber are available to get you from the airport to your destination.

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Franjo Tuđman Airport Physical Address: Ulica Rudolfa Fizira 1, 10150, Zagreb, Croatia

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