About Zagreb Airport
Croatia has become very popular in the last couple of years among travelers from all around the world. A very large number of those people choose Zagreb and its airport as their start point. New Zagreb airport is a modern building around 15 km to the city center.
After your airplane finally arrives at Zagreb Airport and after all border and customs formalities are done its time to select your transportation to the city of Zagreb. There are many types of transportation to Zagreb center and you can choose between a public bus, taxi, or private transfer..
Private transfer from Zagreb Airport to Zagreb
The best selection for your transportation from Zagreb Airport to your hotel in the center of Zagreb is Transferyst private transfer service with a fixed price of 240 kuna (32€) for a vehicle for up to 8 passengers. This is the most comfortable transportation option for big families, groups of people, and all other travelers who are interested only in enjoying and relaxing while traveling to Croatia.
Your driver will meet you at the airport arrivals, escort you to the vehicle, and help you with your bags. The ride is 25 minutes long and you don't need to worry about waiting in the lines, taxi scams or traffic jams.
Route map from Zagreb Airport to the city of Zagreb
Taxi from Zagreb Airport to Zagreb
You can take a taxi when you arrive at the Zagreb Airport. Classic taxi drivers are offering to drive you from the airport to Zagreb but there are also Uber, Bolt and other taxi apps that are working just fine in Croatia. Taxies are parked in front of airport arrivals and you shouldn't have a problem with finding your ride. Taxi prices from Zagreb Airport to Zagreb center are starting at 100 kuna (14€) up to 313 kuna (42€) depending on availability, type of the vehicle and how many passengers are traveling.
The biggest downside of hiring a taxi for your Zagreb Airport transportation is that you never can be 100 percent sure in pricing and there is always the possibility that taxi driver want more money for his service. So, you should always agree on a price in front and try not to fall into taxi pricing scams.
Public bus from Zagreb Airport to Zagreb
A public bus from Zagreb Airport to Zagreb Bus Station is the cheapest option for single travelers and couples because the one-way ticket is only 30 kuna (4€) per person and two ways daily ticket is 40 kuna (5,40€). It starts every 30 minutes and the ride is 40 minutes long.
Downsides of this way of transportation from Zagreb Airport to the city of Zagreb are the lack of comfort because you have to find the bus station at the Zagreb Airport by yourself, there is always a waiting line, buses are usually overcrowded and there is a lack of comfort. The biggest downside of the public bus from Zagreb Airport is the fact that its last station is Zagreb main bus station 2.1 km away from the city's main square and that means at least 30 minutes' walk. There is an option to take a taxi from Zagreb's main bus station to your hotel in the city center, but it will cost you another 30 to 50 kuna for smaller groups and 50 to 100 kuna for a larger group of people.
This way of transportation from Zagreb Airport to Zagreb city center is popular among backpackers and other budget travelers and it's not recommended to those people who like anti-stress travel.