The cheapest times to fly from ZAG to LGW are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 8th to October 21st
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 12th)

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 ZAG to LGW is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $669 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $160 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Zagreb (ZAG) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $259 to $432 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $203. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $509. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $306 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $306 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZAG to LGW flight.

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

ZAG to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZAG to LGW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Zagreb. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGW, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ZAG. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Zagreb. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $49 (13%) 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 $302. Return trip prices are from the LGW to ZAG 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 ZAG to LGW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 29 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ZAG to LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 42.48% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ZAG to LHR flights


Flight Hacking ZAG to LGW

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 ZAG to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (ZAG > CDG > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $249
  • Average savings: $57 (18.63%)

See ZAG to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (ZAG > BCN > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $256
  • Average savings: $50 (16.34%)

See ZAG to CDG flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (ZAG > CPH > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $260
  • Average savings: $46 (15.03%)

See ZAG to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Baltic, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Austrian, British Airways, Croatia, CSA, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air International, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Zagreb Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 831 miles or 1337 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZAG to LGW flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Zagreb and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from ZAG to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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