The cheapest times to fly from BWI to ZAG are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • August 6th to September 23rd
  • October 29th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BWI to ZAG is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2321 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $500 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Zagreb

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Zagreb (ZAG) will usually cost between $790 to $2211 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $876. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $2203. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1327 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1286 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to ZAG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BWI to ZAG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BWI to ZAG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to ZAG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Baltimore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZAG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BWI. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Zagreb, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Baltimore. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1317. Return trip prices are from the ZAG to BWI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BWI to ZAG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BWI to ZAG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ljubljana Airport (LJU) in Ljubljana

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from ZAG
  • Usually 19.56% less expensive than ZAG
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to LJU flights

Destination alternative #2: Trieste Airport (TRS) in Trieste

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ZAG
  • Usually 4.55% less expensive than ZAG
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to TRS flights

Destination alternative #3: Graz Airport (GRZ) in Graz

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from ZAG
  • Usually 3.34% less expensive than ZAG
  • 2-layover flights available

See BWI to GRZ flights


Flight Hacking BWI to ZAG

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BWI to ZAG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (BWI > LHR > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $576 (44.75%)

See BWI to LHR flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (BWI > AMS > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $854
  • Average savings: $433 (33.63%)

See BWI to AMS flights

Hack #3: Paris (BWI > CDG > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $861
  • Average savings: $426 (33.09%)

See BWI to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BWI to ZAG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Croatia, CSA, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zagreb Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4473 miles or 7199 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BWI to ZAG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to ZAG flight is about 9 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Zagreb?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from BWI to ZAG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BWI
Origination airport name Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
City Baltimore, MD
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -76.7

Return Airport

Destination code ZAG
Destination airport name Zagreb Airport
City Zagreb
Country Croatia
Latitude 45.7
Longitude 16.1


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