This winter, the best Christmas market in Europe - Advent in Zagreb, starts in Croatian capital on 2nd December 2017 and lasts till 7th January 2018. Jingle bells, gingerbread, mulled wine and a bunch of festive events is about to shake up Zagreb and warm up the hearts of its many visitors. Autotrans has prepared some great festive offers for our passengers so jump in your warm clothes, get your holiday mood on and start planning your trip to Zagreb Christmas fairytale!

Izvor: Arhiv TZGZ, Autor: S. Kaštelan
Izvor: Arhiv TZGZ, Autor: R. Martin
Izvor: Arhiv TZGZ, Autor: M. Mehulić

Get a discount on attractions, accommodation, food and drinks with the Autotrans Advent return ticket

Travel to Zagreb Christmas market any day of the week from most Croatian destinations. Choose your journey date, departure and return time, buy Advent return ticket and enjoy Zagreb Advent with special discounts:

  • 15% discount on accommodation for all bookings in hostel Taban (with earlier reservation and Advent ticket mention). Order hot chocolate with rum or mulled wine in Taban bar and get a sour cherry brandy or mead for free
  • 15% discount in the Lanterna na Dolcu restaurant
  • 20% discount on Zagreb 360° observation deck ticket and free of charge Zagreb 365 card, valid until 31.01.2019 with extra discounts*:
    • an unlimited number of free visits to the Zagreb 360° observation deck
    • a one-time 20% discount in some of the most visited museums in Zagreb (Museum of Broken Relationships, the Museum of Illusions, the Tortureum - Museum of Torture)
    • multiple 10% to 20% off in some of the most famous restaurants within 200 meters from the obesrvation deck
    • free tasting of wine and brandy in the winery "Vino i to"

           * terms and conditions of Zagreb 365 card check at


Let your imagination run wild, take advantage of numerous departures to Zagreb and plan Advent journey that suits you best!

Your best way to Zagreb Christmas market

You can get to Zagreb by frequent daily bus lines from most Croatian towns at very affordable prices. Check below some of the most popular routes to Zagreb along with prices of return tickets or search for your route in journey planner. Buy Advent return ticket and take advantage of many additional discounts! Note: Special offer of Advent return tickets is available on chosen departures towards Zagreb during the period 12/02/2017 - 01/07/2018. Validity of Advent return ticket is 4 days.

Here are some ideas on how to spend time in Zagreb during the most wonderful time of the year:

Enjoy ice-skating and Christmas atmosphere in King Tomislav Square's Ice Park! Spend the evening in one of the most beautiful Zagreb parks - Zrinjevac, with the notes of well-known Christmas classics and waltz and scent of delicious local specialties. This is also one of the most romantic places in Zagreb and the place where Advent starts with christmas lights switch on, on 26th November. Enjoy numerous concerts, exhibitions and events at the Advent on European square. Find souvenirs and gifts and surprise your loved ones! A compound of shopping, delicious food, crazy atmosphere and imaginative designs is waiting for you at the Fooling around. Be a part of this cheerful story, go on a journey around the world, relax and have fun. Another great attraction - Advent in Tunnel is also a part of this year's Advent. Take a walk through decorated tunnel and enjoy interesting 3D installations in Christmas atmosphere. Many other interesting facts and events from the Live Nativity Scene to Zagreb Christmas fairytale can be found at this year's Advent in Zagreb. For a detailed program check

Affordable bus tickets, great discounts on accommodation, food and drinks and plenty of interesting events and attractions.. do you really need any more reasons to travel to Zagreb?

See you at the best Christmas market in Europe!