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Cheap Flights from Manchester to Zagreb
From its art and architecture to its culture and cuisine, Zagreb lives up to its title as Croatia's cosmopolitan capital. It's undoubtedly one of Europe's top break destinations, with a wonderland of pedestrian-friendly streets, sidewalk cafes and top-notch museums to explore. Whether you are on a romantic holiday or part of a high-end hen party, carriers like KLM and Lufthansa will whisk you from Manchester to Zagreb in just four hours.
There are no direct flights which mean you'll have a quick layover before touching down at Zagreb Airport. There's plenty of competition, with carriers like Air France and Brussels Airlines also scheduling fast flights to Zagreb in 2017 and beyond. Depart in the afternoon and you'll arrive in time for sunset drinks on lively Tkalciceva Street. Budget travellers can shop around for discount fares from no-frills airlines like eurowings.
While Zagreb is a year-round destination, crowds peak in the summer. You'll generally score the best deals by booking in advance. Four-hour flights are fast, but you can often slash your fare by opting for a longer itinerary. Dealchecker is another way to save, comparing cheap flights from across the web. The platform also unlocks exclusive deals on luxe hotels in the heart of Zagreb. For a budget city break why not visit in spring, autumn or winter? You'll enjoy clear skies, crisp temperatures and heavily discounted flights to Zagreb.
Zagreb is awash with top-notch cultural attractions, including the Museum of Contemporary Art. Housed in a sleek building, its permanent "Collection in Motion" display showcases modern art from across Europe. Shoppers will fall hard for Zagreb's trendy Design District. Anchored by Marticeva Street, it's brimming with pop-up stores, art studios, galleries and cafes. For fresh produce head to Dolac Market, where you'll find a smorgasbord of stalls selling everything from colourful fruit and veg to freshly baked pastries. For Zagreb's best people watching head to Trg Bana Jelacica, a spacious square lined with sun-dappled cafes.
Local trains are the fastest way to reach Manchester Airport, running from the city centre in just 20 minutes. You'll also find quick connections from Leeds and Liverpool. Arrive early and you'll have plenty of time to shop, dine and relax before boarding your flight to Zagreb. You can also stock up on Croatian kunas at one of the airport's currency exchange bureaus. Want to take off in style? Manchester Airport's Escape Lounges are a great place to enjoy a pre-flight glass of bubbly.