The cheapest times to fly from ZAD to BDL are

  • February 26th to March 18th
  • May 21st to June 24th
  • October 22nd to February 4th (except the weeks of October 29th, November 19th, and January 1st)

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 ZAD to BDL is late January. Prices can be as high as $5655 for Tuesday flights during early January, or as low as $808 for Thursday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Hartford

Flying from Zadar (ZAD) to Hartford, CT (BDL) will usually cost between $831 to $4500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $837. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2153. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1316 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $913 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZAD to BDL flight.

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

ZAD to BDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZAD to BDL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Zadar. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BDL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ZAD. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Hartford, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Zadar. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $493 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $955. Return trip prices are from the BDL to ZAD 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 ZAD to BDL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 35 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 ZAD to BDL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 15.44% less expensive than BDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZAD to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 11.06% less expensive than BDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZAD to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 6.19% less expensive than BDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZAD to BOS flights

Destination alternative #4: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 2.63% less expensive than BDL
  • 2-layover flights available

See ZAD to ALB flights


Flight Hacking ZAD to BDL

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 ZAD to BDL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (ZAD > DUB > BDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $817
  • Average savings: $97 (10.57%)

See ZAD to FRA flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (ZAD > FRA > BDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $84 (9.2%)

See ZAD to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZAD to BDL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bradley International Airport to Zadar Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4220 miles or 6791 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ZAD to BDL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZAD to BDL flight is about 8 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Zadar and Hartford, CT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from ZAD to BDL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeZAD
Origination airport nameZadar Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBDL
Destination airport nameBradley International Airport
CityHartford, CT
Countrythe United States


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