The cheapest times to fly from CID to ZAG are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 CID to ZAG is early February. Prices can be as high as $1920 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1026 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Zagreb

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Zagreb (ZAG) will usually cost between $1077 to $1652 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1085. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1696. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $610 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to ZAG flight.

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

CID to ZAG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to ZAG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Zagreb, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Cedar Rapids. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $141 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1283. Return trip prices are from the ZAG to CID 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 CID to ZAG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CID 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 CID to ZAG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Indianapolis, IN (CID > IND > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1031
  • Average savings: $347 (25.18%)

See CID to IND flights

Hack #2: London (CID > LHR > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1065
  • Average savings: $313 (22.71%)

See CID to LHR flights

Hack #3: Brussels (CID > BRU > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1071
  • Average savings: $307 (22.28%)

See CID to BRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Croatia, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zagreb Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4930 miles or 7934 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to ZAG flight is about 9 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and Zagreb?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from CID to ZAG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CID
Origination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

Return Airport

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


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