Zadar is a bit of a newcomer on the Croatian tourist scene, but there’s plenty going on to keep every type of traveller entertained. Whether you want to explore Roman ruins, indulge in the lively bar scene, or lounge on unspoiled beaches fringed by pine forest, Zadar has something for everyone. It even has two of its own unique attractions, the Sun Salutation and Sea Organ: which you really need to see (and hear) to believe.
Airports in Zadar
Zadar Airport (ZAD) is the closest airport to the city. It’s a fairly small airport. In the past it was used as part of Lufthansa’s flight school, and is currently a training base for the Croatian Air Force. Since 2013 the airport has been a Ryanair base, although flights from other airlines are available from Europe. Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal for a fee. 30 minutes of internet access costs 20* HRK (just over £2), an hour costs 30* HRK (about £3.10), and three hours costs 40* HRK (roughly £4.15).
Airlines that fly to Zadar
Ryanair flies direct to Zadar from the UK.
Getting into Zadar
Buses are available between the airport and Zadar Old Bus Terminal. One way tickets cost 25 HRK* (about £2.60). Taxis are also available outside the airport from 6am until 10pm, although it’s possible to call for a taxi outside of these hours.
If you’re planning on going further afield, you can hire a car at Zadar Airport too. Car rental agencies available at the airport include Sixt, Hertz, Avia, Filipovic, Fleet, Lulic, Oryx, Uniline, Uni Rent, and Last Minute Rent-a-car.
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