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Zagreb International Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Zagreb Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

on the first floor, there is a space with comfortable deck chairs where you can sleep. no security came to bother me. - sasukebaka

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Zagreb Airport.

What to Expect

  • A bright, modern and busy international airport with one existing passenger terminal, and another currently under construction. A small variety of shops and restaurants are available.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • The 1st floor has a section with comfortable deck chairs, but you should have a sleep mask handy to block out the bright airport lights.
  • On the 2nd floor mezzanine, there is a quiet area under some stairs where one can catch some Zzz’s.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter one of the airport’s first class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Zagreb Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Zagreb Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

  • Primeclass Lounge - Location: International Terminal Airside, opposite Gate 23. Hours: 5:00AM - 10:00PM (Daily). Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Buy a lounge pass (£18.00 - 24 hour advance purchase is required)  •  Priority Pass.
  • Diner's Club International Airport Lounge - Location: Airside, in the east wing of the Passenger Terminal Building on the first floor above the "Art Café". Lounge Access: Diner's Club credit card.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free, unlimited Wifi is available at the Zagreb Airport, connect to the “Zagreb_Airport_Free” network.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Zagreb Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Guest House Ivac Inn - A free airport shuttle is available. Once you have collected your luggage call the hotel (00385915693567) and someone from the hotel will be there in 15-20 minutes.
  • Rooms Pleso by Airport Zagreb - No airport shuttle.
  • Hotel Pleso - Free airport shuttle is available. The shuttle runs at 5:30AM, 6:30AM, 7:30AM and 9:00AM, outside of these hours call the hotel (+385 1 6253 600) for a free pick-up.
  • Barba Niko - Airport transfers are available for a fee - approx. 7,00€ each way.
  • Stari Jasen - Airport transfers available ($).

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Zagreb Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Cash machines are located on the Ground Floor.
  • Baby Care Facilities - There is a baby change facility located Airside by Duty Free.
  • Baggage Trolleys - Available in both International and Domestic Arrivals.
  • Car Rentals - An Nova • Autorent • Avis • Hertz • and more.
  • Chapel - Available on the ground floor, to the left. Hours: Not known.
  • Children’s Play Area - Available in two locations (airside): Gate 12/13 and Gate 4/5.
  • Currency Exchange - Locations: Ground Floor and 2nd Floor. Hours: Not known.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - The airport has food options both Landside (4 options) and Airside (4 options). It is not known if any of these operate 24 hours.
  • Food & Drinks - The airport has food options (five locations) both Landside and Airside, most open at 7:00AM and close around 9:00PM.
  • Information Desk - Location: Ground Floor.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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The airport's official comment about sleeping in the airport:

"Yes, it is possible to stay overnight in the airport. Zagreb Airport is open 24 hours, 365 days/year. However, passengers can stay in the landside area, immediately before the body check. Once passengers get to the airport our employees at the Information desk will provide them with relevant information regarding conditions of overnight stay at the airport."

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


“Pleso prijevoz” airport shuttles offer scheduled service between the airport and Zagreb Central Bus Station. A one-way journey takes about 25 minutes. ZET (Zagreb Electrical Tram) line 290 runs between Kvaternik Square and Velika Gorica, stopping at Zagreb Airport and nearly 20 other stops along the way. Buses depart every 35 minutes in either direction.

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite: Active • Alamo / National / Enterprise • Avant • Avis / Budget • Dollar / Thrifty • Europcar • Fleet • Goldcar & Rhodium • Hertz • Last MInute • Nova & Right Cars • Oryx • Sixt • UniRent.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire on the ground floor, Arrivals level of the tournament.

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Last Updated: 10 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .