As we’re sure many of our readers and visitors know, there are unfortunately at present no direct US to Croatia flights in existence. Should any such flights come into operation, we will definitely feature the news on this website!
However, for summer 2015, there are direct flights from Canada to Croatia. Read on below for details.
US to Croatia Flights – Direct
In early 2011, Croatia signed an Open Air Skies Service Agreement with the US, paving the way for direct flights between the two countries. Or sort of – just because the agreement exists, doesn’t mean there’s actually any direct flights in operation!
After something of a false start in 2011 (a charter airline sold tickets for flights from Chicago to Zagreb and Belgrade, before cancelling the first flight as passengers were boarding and then cancelling all remaining flights!), there are, at present, no direct flights from America to Croatia and no plans for any either.
Canada to Croatia Flights
In June 2015, Greek airline SkyGreece launched direct flights from Toronto to Zagreb. Flights operate out to Croatia on Mondays, with the return from Zagreb operating on Wednesdays. This route will run until 7th October (Zagreb to Toronto) and 12th October (Toronto to Zagreb).
Whilst we assume most travellers from elsewhere in North America will still fly to Croatia indirectly (see below), these direct flights from Toronto will certainly be useful for some.
US to Croatia Flights – Indirect
Take a look at our Travelling to Croatia Indirectly page – much of the advice there also holds true in this case. Research the best way for you to reach Europe from your home city or state – it’s then relatively easy to travel on by air (or other transport – train, bus or ferry) to Croatia.
If you’d like to reach Croatia by air, we would advise that the best places to fly to in Europe are London or somewhere in Germany (you have assorted options, but Munich and Frankfurt are probably the best airports to fly to). These cities offer many flights to Croatia; in the case of London, however, you will probably have to transfer between airports. Rome is another suitable airport to fly via – Croatia Airlines has direct flights to Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik from here.
Italy would certainly also be a good country to fly to to then travel on to Croatia using public transport options such as bus, train or ferry. See our Travelling from Italy to Croatia guide.
Other information for US Travellers to Croatia
Do also take a look at our American Tour Operators for Croatia page and contact one of the companies listed there if you’d like help in planning a trip to Croatia.