Zagreb Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Dec 2023

Not many years ago, Croatia was like the newly discovered alternative to Italy that was less crowded and way cheaper, but things have changed and it’s not terribly cheap anymore. Zagreb is still definitely cheaper than Rome, but now they aren’t very far apart in many respects.

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Travel Costs to Zagreb

Population 800,000
Area 1,200,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Croatian kuna
Airports Zagreb Airport (ZAG)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$54.01
1 USD = 0.9400 EUR
134 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

Accommodation Costs in Zagreb

Zagreb Hotel Seasons

Zagreb Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar23.40 - 29.79
starstarstarstarstar42.55 - 55.32
starstarstarstarstar44.68 - 117.02
starstarstarstarstar48.94 - 112.77
starstarstarstarstar110.64 - 159.57

Zagreb Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed6.38 - 15.96

Zagreb Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Mimara MuseumThis large and popular museum is home to thousands of examples of classical art and much more.
adults
children
5.32
4.26
Archaeological MuseumA rich collection of ancient treasures from Croatia and elsewhere.
adults
children
3.19
1.06
Sightseeing bus tourSee all of Zagreb's main sights and attractions with an all-day hop-on, hop-off ticket.
adults
ages 7-18
10.64
4.26

Zagreb Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastYour hotel or hostel will probably include breakfast. If not there are plenty of cheap choices.3.19 - 5.32
Budget lunchSandwiches and Mediterranean dishes are very reasonable at many places where locals go. Pizza-slice places are cheap and filling.4.26 - 7.45
Budget dinnerAssuming you want to sit down for dinner you'll find prices to be reasonable everywhere as long as you don't eat in a hotel.6.38 - 9.57
Beer (pint)Local lagers are often on special at pubs around the city.2.13 - 3.19

Zagreb Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center21.28 - 28.72
Airport express bus to city center4.26
3km taxi ride in Zagreb4.26 - 5.32
Tram/train/bus ride in Zagreb1.06 - 2.13
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When to visit Zagreb

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January38251.9
February43281.7
March52342.0
April62412.4
May70493.1
June76553.9
July80583.2
August79573.6
September72513.3
October61422.8
November49353.3
December40292.5

Zagreb Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar5:58am6:10pm
21 Jun5:06am8:50pm
21 Sep6:41am6:56pm
21 Dec7:34am4:14pm

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