Book flights from Zagreb to Melbourne with Qatar Airways
Experience a pleasant and memorable trip from the moment you step on board flights from Zagreb to Melbourne with Qatar Airways. As well as being able to fully relax in spacious and comfortable seating, enjoy an award-winning menu of exceptional cuisine and a range of other top-quality services.
The capital of Australia’s state of Victoria has a beautiful bayside location and its gloriously open and sunny setting attracts thousands of visitors, especially during the summer months. Apart from natural beauties, Melbourne has lots of major cultural attractions to explore, especially in the Southbank area of the city. Here, you will find the Melbourne Arts Precinct, a vast complex which includes Arts Centre Melbourne as well as the National Gallery of Victoria. Federation Square and the Botanic Garden are two of the other big attractions here.
Arriving in Melbourne
The cultural capital of Australia welcomes visitors from all around the world. Fly to Melbourne with Qatar Airways and find out what a pleasure long-haul travel can be with our award-winning service.
Melbourne’s reputation as a cultural centre is well-earned. Festivals, events and shows bring everything from live theatre to music and art to this thriving city, while a host of attractions keep visitors entertained all year-round.
Flinders Street Railway Station is probably the most recognisable landmark in Melbourne and is a typical example of colonial-era architecture. The main entrance has a cluster of clocks hanging over it, and is a meeting point for locals.
Eureka Tower is the tallest residential building in the Southern Hemisphere. Climb to the top (if you have a head for heights) to get some spectacular panoramic views of Melbourne.
For all the hustle and bustle of everyday Melbourne life, head to the Queen Victoria Market. Huge and colourful, you can get just about anything you want here, including unusual souvenirs and antiques.
Flowing through the heart of the city is the Yarra – known as the "river that flows upside down" because of its brown colour, it’s actually a lot more scenic than it sounds, with some beautiful walks and picnic spots along its banks.
Flights to Melbourne with Qatar Airways land at Melbourne Airport, also referred to as Tullamarine Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Melbourne please check the visa and passport requirements.
Flying from Zagreb
Croatia’s main international airport is located just 10km from the city’s central station and is rapidly expanding to become one of the most important air transport hubs in Eastern Europe. Zagreb International Airport (also known as Pieso Airport), provides passengers flying from Zagreb with Qatar Airways with a fast, efficient and modern departure point where the passenger experience is key. Friendly, helpful staff are on hand to make the start of your journey a memorable one, while good quality facilities and some excellent dining make it an experience to remember.
Transportation and parking
Driving from Zagreb to the airport is easy – simply follow the E11 route and then follow the signs to the town of Velika Gorica and the airport. The "Pleso prijevoz" shuttle bus service runs a dedicated service between the main bus station in the city and the airport, with a journey time of around 30 minutes. Taxis are plentiful and efficient, taking approximately 20-30 minutes from most central hotels, depending on the traffic conditions. Short-term parking is available close to the terminals in parking P1 and P3, while a little further away P2 offers long-term stays at a lower cost.
Arriving in Zagreb
Passengers flying from Zagreb with Qatar Airways currently depart from Terminal 1. The new Terminal 2 is scheduled for opening in 2016/17. Terminal 1 has recently undergone extensive renovation, and the check-in and Departures area is well laid out and very efficient. Security is tight so allow some extra time before your flight is due to board to pass through customs checks. There are several lounge areas available for passengers, including a VIP and First-class lounge.
Facilities and amenities
Facilities have improved considerably, and the terminal now boasts new retail outlets selling luxury goods, perfumes, accessories and Duty Free. There are also a good selection of food and beverage vendors, including a restaurant that serves both Croatian and international dishes. Passengers can get up to 15 minutes of free Wi-Fi and can then purchase vouchers or pay with a credit card to access more time. A bank, Bureau de Change facilities and ATMs are all available throughout the terminal, and there is also a mother and baby room for young mums.