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    Car hire at Zagreb Airport with Auto Europe

    Notably the busiest and largest airport in Croatia, Zagreb Airport handles around 2.8 million passengers per year. Civil aviation at the location dates back to 1909, with a new terminal being opened as recently as 2017. Zagreb Airport handles both passenger and cargo, together with being the base for the Croatian Air Force. Up to 27 airline carriers operate from the airport on domestic and international routes.

    If you are visiting Croatia and planning to fly into Zagreb Airport - the 24 separate car hire providers make collecting your car hire at Zagreb Airport ideal. Auto Europe has numerous' years experience in seeking out competitive quotations. Get in touch today and let our local knowledge aid in your car rental decision. To read the opinions of other customers, why not visit our Zagreb car hire reviews page where you can find out more about people's first-hand experience of Auto Europe's wide-ranging products and services in the city.

    Airport Information

    Zagreb Airport (ZAG)
    Official Name: Franjo Tudman Airport
    Address: Ulica Rudolfa Fizira 21, Grad Velika Gorica, 10 150 Zagreb, Croatia
    Location: Zagreb Airport is sited approximately 6.2 miles (10kms) southeast of the city of Velika Gorica.
    Airlines operating at Zagreb Airport: Aeroflot, Air France, Air Serbia, Air Transat, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Czech Airlines, El Al Israel Airlines, Emirates, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Monarch, Norwegian, Qatar Airways, Sun d'Or, Swiss, Trade Air, Turkish Airlines and Vueling.


    A new state of the art terminal exists at Zagreb Airport, which was opened in March 2017. This passenger terminal covers 65.800sqm and is spread over 3 levels. It contains 30 check-in desks, 23 passport booths, 9 security points, 8 plane bridges and 3 baggage reclaim belts. In addition, a 600sqm duty-free shopping area exists, including cafés, restaurants, bars and food kiosks.

    The ground floor is dedicated to arrivals, the first floor to passport control and departures, whilst the third floor for security control. The new terminal has also been designed with expansion in mind. Enough space has been planned for the future addition of more baggage reclaim belts, security gates and other airport necessities - once passenger numbers increase.

    Car hire Pick up and Drop off

    If you wish to take a car hire from Zagreb Airport then you will find all car rental service desks as you exit the arrivals terminal on the ground floor. Upon exiting the terminal the car hire vehicles are located towards the right, opposite the public car park. The airport has numerous car rental companies to choose from - a total of 24 separate providers.

    Please make sure that you bring with you all the necessary paperwork when collecting your car hire. This is important, because not doing so may delay your pick-up or worse, not being able to collect your car hire. All countries require different documents; however, the basic that is required is a valid driving licence, the hire voucher and a credit card able to hold the deposit.

    Before driving away, make sure you read all the terms and conditions thoroughly and check the vehicle for any damage. If you spot any damage that is not listed, then note it on the pick-up slip and make the hire car attendant aware of it. When you return, please leave enough time for the car hire staff to recheck the car for any new damage. It is advised not to leave until you have been given the all-clear in writing.

    Company Opening Hours
    Active Monday-Friday 8am-8pm
    Saturday 8am-12pm
    Alamo, National, Enterprise Sunday-Saturday 7am-11pm
    Avant Sunday-Saturday 7am-9pm
    Avis Monday-Friday 7am-11pm
    Saturday-Sunday 8am-11pm
    Budget Sunday-Saturday 7am-11pm
    Dollar Sunday-Saturday 7am-11pm
    Europcar Sunday-Saturday 8am-8pm
    Hertz Sunday-Saturday 7am-10pm
    Sixt Sunday-Saturday 7am-10pm
    Thrifty Monday-Friday 7am-11pm
    Saturday 7am-9pm
    Sunday 7am-9pm

    Airport Facilities

    The airport has all the facilities you would expect from a modern international travel hub. A business lounge with self-service buffet, TV and daily newspapers/magazines, including business facilities is available straight after security control in the departures area. Ticket reservation desks for KLM, Air France and Air Serbia, to name but a few, are present, together with VIP services, ATM machines, exchange bureau, toilets, duty-free shops, coffee houses, restaurants, baby changing rooms, a prayer room and a medical/First Aid area. The airport operates a non-smoking policy and free Wi-Fi is present throughout its terminals.

    Transportation / How to get to the airport

    By Car
    Reaching Zagreb Airport is extremely easy by car from Zagreb city and only takes around 24 minutes commute time. It is 8.8miles (14.3kms) from Zagreb and easily accessible via a good road network. Simply take the Heinzelona ul. Road until you reach Radnicka cesta Road. Once you reach the roundabout, continue straight onto Domovinski most and then keep left, following the signs to A3/E70/Slavonski Brod/ Varazdin. Keep left for 0.6miles (1.1kms) then turn right at 1.3miles (2.1kms). Once you approach a roundabout, take the 1st exit. For more information on driving in Croatia click here.

    By Taxi
    Taxis also operate out of Zagreb Airport and a taxi rank can be found outside the passenger terminal, ground floor level, arrivals. Simply follow the signs for the taxi rank which are present throughout the terminal. It is advisable to agree a fare with the taxi driver before commencing your journey.

    By Bus
    Buses are convenient and have a good network coverage. The ZET bus service was introduced in 2017 and stops at 20 stops along the route. Departures are every 35 minutes. An airport bus shuttle service also exists that operates between Zagreb Airport and Zagreb Central Bus Station. This is a non-stop route and the quickest bus option to Zagreb city.

    Parking Tips

    Public parking is available outside the terminal on the ground floor. A total of 800 spaces exist and the first 10 minutes are free of charge. Pay machines are located around the car park should you wish to stay longer. Motorcycles can make payment via pay-on-foot cashiers with relevant pricing displayed at the car park entrance. There is also bicycle parking bays available outside the arrivals passenger terminal - towards the right-hand side.

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    Additional Information About Zagreb Airport

    Zagreb Airport
    Ulica Rudolfa Fizira 21, Grad Velika Gorica,
    Zagreb, Croatia, 10 150

    Código IATA: ZAG
    Código IACO: LDZA
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 45.7429008
    Longitude: 16.0688

    General Information: Zagreb Airport is located around 6.2 miles (10kms) southeast of the Velika Gorica City.