Croatia Low Cost No Frills Airlines

The Croatia low cost airlines guide is
a resource for independent travellers looking for
low cost, no-frills or cheap flights to Croatia...

This resource last updated: April 13th, 2008

Which airlines have cheap flights to Croatia?

We've put together a list of all the low fare airlines currently flying to and from Croatia.
Click on the logo of each low cost or low fare airline to go straight to the airline's website - airlines in italics offer a large number of routes.
Alternatively, click on the summary beneath each airline logo for our low cost carrier quick reference detailing routes and cheapest fares.

We've divided the airlines into five categories - from full service carriers with discount fares to the very cheapest no-frills carriers...

  1. Value Flights
  2. Inexpensive Flights
  3. Low Fare Flights
  4. Cheap Flights
  5. Cheapest Flights
Low cost flights to countries around Croatia
Low fare airlines fly to these airports in Croatia

Aer Lingus

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

The Irish flag carrier - now reinvented as a low fare airline - operates a single route between Dublin and Dubrovnik.

Given that there still aren't any Ryanair flights to the former Yugoslavia, Aer Lingus currently provides the cheapest way of travelling from the Republic of Ireland to the Dalmatian Coast.

Aer Lingus offers cheap flights to Croatia from Ireland

Index of Aer Lingus routes to and from Croatia

Ireland : Direct Low Fare Flights

Flies a single low fare route between Dublin and Dubrovnik.

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Avro

Mid-Range Low Fares : Expect some Frills

Avro offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from the United Kingdom

Index of Avro routes to and from Croatia

United Kingdom : Direct Low Fare Flights

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British Airways

High-End Low Fares : Expect some Frills

Though not quite as cheap as the low cost airlines, British Airways has some competitive one-way fares from Manchester and London Gatwick to the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia.

Book far enough ahead and you can find one-way flights on British Airways from London Gatwick to Split for £64 including taxes, to Dubrovnik for £69 including taxes and from Manchester to Dubrovnik for £75 including taxes.

See the entries on easyJet, Fly Globespan, Thomson Fly and Wizz Air for more low cost flights between the UK and Croatia.

BA offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from London in the UK

Index of British Airways routes to and from Croatia

United Kingdom : Direct Low Fare Flights

Connects London Gatwick to both Split and Dubrovnik and flies a third low cost route from Manchester to Dubrovnik.

More British Airways Resources

brussels airlines

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

brussels airlines offers cheap flights to Croatia from Belgium

Index of brussels airlines routes to and from Croatia

Ireland : Direct Low Fare Flights

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Budget Air

Low-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

Budget Air offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from Ireland

Index of Budget Air routes to and from Croatia

Ireland : Direct Low Fare Flights

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clickair

Mid-Range Low Fares : Expect some Frills

clickair offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from Barcelona in Spain

Index of clickair routes to and from Croatia

Spain : Direct Low Fare Flights

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easyJet

Low-End Low Fares : Expect no Frills

Europe's second largest low cost airline now flies from the UK to both Rijeka - the northern gateway to Dalmatia - and to Split, halfway down the beautiful Dalmatian coast.

easyJet offers some of the cheapest flights to Croatia from the UK - one-way fares as low as £26 including taxes - but it's also worth checking to see what Wizz Air has available.

easyJet offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from Italy, Germany & the UK

Index of easyJet routes to and from Croatia

United Kingdom : Direct Low Fare Flights

easyJet now flies low cost routes from London Luton and Bristol to Rijeka and from London Gatwick to Split.

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Estonian Air

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

Estonia's low fare flag-carrier connects the northernmost capital of the Baltic States to Croatia's southernmost port city for one-way fares as low as 1125 kroons or €72 including taxes.

Surprisingly the largest airline in the Baltic States, Air Baltic, does not yet fly to Croatia. But you can find alternative flights to Dubrovnik from Vilnius in Lithuania with Fly LAL.

Estonian Air offers cheap flights to Croatia from Estonia

Index of Estonian Air routes to and from Croatia

Estonia : Direct Low Fare Flights

Low fare flights from Tallinn to the city of Dubrovnik.

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Fly Globespan

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

The only Scottish low cost airline flying to Croatia at present, Fly Globespan connects Glasgow to Pula for lowest fares of around £60 one-way including taxes.

If you're looking to get from Scotland to Croatia for the cheapest fare possible you might consider taking a low cost bus to London and then flying from London with easyJet or Wizz Air instead.

Fly Globespan offers cheap flights to Croatia from Scotland

Index of Fly Globespan routes to and from Croatia

Scotland : Direct Low Fare Flights

Operates a low cost link from Glasgow to Pula in Istria.

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fly thomas cook

High-End Low Fares : Expect many Frills

At present it's harder to find cheap flights on fly thomas cook than on most of the other low fare airlines operating between the UK and Croatia.

If you search dilligently you can come up with moderately cheap fares such as one-way flights from London Gatwick to Split for £75 - but you'll probably find that Wizz Air or easyJet or even British Airways offer something better than this.

fly thomas cook offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from the UK

Index of fly thomas cook routes to and from Croatia

United Kingdom : Direct Low Fare Flights

fly thomas cook operates connections to Split from London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Norwich.

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flybe

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

flybe offers cheap flights to Croatia from the UK

Index of flybe routes to and from Croatia

Italy : Direct Low Fare Flights

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germanwings

Low-End Low Fares : Expect no Frills

germanwings was one of the first discount airlines to fly from western Europe to Croatia and now flies four low cost routes between Germany and the Dalmatian coast.

Cheapest one-way fares can be found for as little as €54 including taxes. Compare with what HLX or TUIfly or even InterSky have on offer to get the cheapest flight.

germanwings offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from cities across Europe

Index of germanwings routes to and from Croatia

Germany : Direct Low Fare Flights

germanwings operates cheap flights to Split from Cologne Bonn, Stuttgart & Berlin Schönefeld and a fourth low cost route from Cologne Bonn to Dubrovnik.

Germany : Combined Low Fare Flights

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InterSky

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

This Austrian low cost airline - which actually has its main hub in Friedrichshafen in southern Germany - flies to the Croatian coastal town of Zadar about two hours north of Split on the Dalmatian coast.

Both TUIfly and germanwings have more budget flights between Germany and Croatia.

InterSky offers cheap flights to Croatia from Germany

Index of InterSky routes to and from Croatia

Germany : Direct Low Fare Flights

An unusual route from Friedrichshafen to Zadar.

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Norwegian

Top-End Low Fares : Expect full Frills

Norway's only low cost carrier operates flights to both Rijeka and Split on Croatia's Dalmatian coast and also flies to Dubrovnik. Norwegian offers the cheapest flights to Croatia from anywhere in Scandinavia.

Norwegian offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from Norway

Index of Norwegian routes to and from Croatia

Norway : Direct Low Fare Flights

Norwegian flies from Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger & Trondheim to Dubrovnik and also from Oslo to Rijeka and Split.

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On Air

Top-End Low Fares : Expect full Frills

Pescara's newest low cost airline now operates a trans-adriatic route from the east Italian coast to Split. Cheap flights can be found for as little as €41 one-way including taxes.

On Air offers cheap flights across Croatia from Dubrovnik

Index of On Air routes across Croatia

Italy : Direct Low Fare Flights

Low cost hops across the Adriatic from Pescara to Split.

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Ryanair

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

Ryanair offers cheap flights to Croatia from the UK

Index of Ryanair routes to and from Croatia

Italy : Direct Low Fare Flights

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Sky Europe

Top-End Low Fares : Expect full Frills

Sky Europe connects the Czech, Slovakian and Hungarian capitals to the Adriatic by flying low cost from Prague, Bratislava and Budapest to Split and Dubrovnik.

The central European no-frills carrier also links Bratislava to Zadar, about halfway down the Dalmatian coast - a city within easy reach of the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Sky Europe offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from Central Europe

Index of Sky Europe routes to and from Croatia

Czech Republic : Direct Low Fare Flights

Budget flights from Prague to Split & Dubrovnik.

Hungary : Direct Low Fare Flights

Low cost routes from Budapest to Split & Dubrovnik.

Poland : Direct Low Fare Flights

Cheap flights from Krakow to Split & Dubrovnik.

Slovakia : Direct Low Fare Flights

Flies low cost from Bratislava to Zadar, Split & Dubrovnik. The SkyShuttle airport bus runs between Bratislava and Vienna and SkyLink flights connect Bratislava and Košice.

More Sky Europe Resources

Sterling

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

Sterling offers cheap flights to Croatia from the UK

Index of Sterling routes to and from Croatia

Italy : Direct Low Fare Flights

More Sterling Resources

Thomson Fly

High-End Low Fares : Expect some Frills

While Thomson Fly does not yet operate any low cost scheduled flights from the UK to Croatia, it does offer a number of low frequency charter flights to Split and Dubrovnik from Manchester, London Gatwick and Glasgow which can still represent a reasonable bargain.

There are also flights from several regional UK airports including Bristol, Birmingham and Doncaster Sheffield to the Croatian town of Pula in Istria.

For regularly scheduled budget flights, see Wizz Air or easyJet.

Thomson Fly offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from the UK

Index of Thomson Fly routes to and from Croatia

United Kingdom : Direct Low Fare Flights

Thomson Fly operates flights from Glasgow, Manchester and London Gatwick to Dubrovnik at the southern end of Dalmatia. Also from Manchester and London Gatwick to Split and from Doncaster Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Bournemouth and London Gatwick to Pula in Istria.

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TUIfly

Mid-Range Low Fares : Expect no Frills

TUIfly operates a number of no-frills routes from Germany to both Rijeka at the northern end of Dalmatia and to the city of Dubrovnik, in the south, not far from the border of Montenegro.

It's best to search for flights during the TUIfly Ticket Time sale every Tuesday evening until midnight on Wednesday.

See germanwings and InterSky for more cheap flights between Germany and Croatia.

TUIfly offers cheap flights to Dubrovnik from Germany

Index of TUIfly routes to and from Croatia

Germany : Direct Low Fare Flights

HLX connects Cologne Bonn to Rijeka and flies from Stuttgart, Munich & Hannover to both Rijeka and Dubrovnik.

More TUIfly Resources

Wizz Air

Top-End Low Fares : Expect few Frills

Wizz Air is a Central European low cost airline, based out of Poland and Hungary, which now appears to be establishing a strong hub at London Luton too.

The budget carrier flies to Split from both Budapest and London and also, significantly, operates the only scheduled low cost connection between London and Zagreb.

Check easyJet for more low cost flights between the UK and Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.

Wizz Air offers cheap flights to Croatia from the UK

Index of Wizz Air routes to and from Croatia

Hungary : Direct Low Fare Flights

Flies low cost between Budapest and Split.

United Kingdom : Direct Low Fare Flights

Cheap flights from London Luton to both Zagreb & Split.

More Wizz Air Resources

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