Parking and Public transport during Zagreb Advent

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Wondering where to park or how to get around Zagreb during Advent? As there are special regulations in effect, we made this guide to help you get around.

If you are coming to Zagreb by car we recommend you to park at one of Zagreb Parking Garages or open Parking spaces we point to in this guide. They are either close or offer easy access to Zagreb Advent.

TIP: Zagreb has a great network of Trams and Public Transport which is free during weekends and throughout Zagreb Advent.

Although we have guides on How to Get Around Zagreb, during Advent, there are special regulations in effect. This is all to make Advent safer and easier to explore.

How to Get Around Zagreb Advent?

Advent Zagreb, Advent on Zrinjevac

If you are staying in Zagreb we recommend you not to drive.

Use Zagreb Public Transport plus Taxi or UBER are also great alternatives.

During Zagreb Advent & Christmas Market the city offers free public transport throughout weekends.

Fridays from 12:00 until Sunday till 24:00.

On the other hand, Zagreb Funicular is free on all days during Advent.

Special Traffic Regulation

From Monday to Thursday between 5 PM and 11 PM traffic is allowed only to trams and residents cars west of Nikola Šibić Zrinski Square or Advent on Zrinjevac.

From Friday to Sunday from 5 PM to 12 PM traffic is allowed only to trams and residents cars:

  • Nikola Šibić Zrinski Square west – Advent on Zrinjevac
  • Josip Juraj Strossmayer Square west – Fooling Around
  • Kralj Tomislav Square west – Ice Park
  • From Teslina Street to Mihanovićeva Street

Where to Park during Zagreb Advent?

There are some local free parking hotspots around Zagreb but they are either full or far away from accessing Zagreb Christmas Market.

The only place we can recommend for, sort of free, is the Paromlin parking lot.

It’s often full, but it offers free parking on Sundays and during holidays. From Monday to Saturday parking costs only 10 HRK per day.

But wait – there’s more, the parking spots in the remainder of this guide are great and cheap alternatives.

You will either be very close or have easy access to Zagreb Advent. It all depends on your budget and when you arrive.

The Best Places to Park during Zagreb Advent

Do not try Zagreb street parking as it is very hard to get and it is expensive. You will be located in the Zagreb parking zone I which is the most expensive as the city wishes to move cars from the streets as much as possible.

If you get lucky and find Zagreb street parking, read this guide on Zagreb parking. Unfortunately, you cannot pay with foreign mobile numbers, but there are alternatives.

The best place to park is at one of the mentioned parking garages. We made them in order of position to Zagreb Advent.

Don’t get us wrong, they fill up as well as they are more affordable than street parking, but these are your best bet.

We recommend using the following Zagreb parking garages:

Importanne Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 50 m from Ice Park at King Tomislav Square

  • 0-24 – 8 HRK per hour

Garage Cvjetni – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 50 m from Christmas Market in Bogovićeva Street

  • 0-24 – 12 HRK per hour

Petrinjska Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 100 m from Fooling Around on Strossmayer Square

  • Daytime, 08:00-21:00 – 7 HRK per hour
  • Night time, 21:00-08:00 – 1 HRK per hour
  • Full day – 55 HRK
  • 7-day parking ticket – 250 HRK
  • Charging station free.

Langov Square Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 150 m from Advent on European Square

  • Daytime, 08:00-21:00 – 7 HRK per hour
  • Night time, 21:00-08:00 – 1 HRK per hour
  • Full day – 55 HRK
  • 7-day parking ticket – 250 HRK
  • Charging station free.

Paromlin parking lot – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 300 m from Ice Park at King Tomislav Square

  • Monday – Saturday 07:00-19:00 – 10 HRK per day
  • Sundays and holidays are free of charge.
  • Zone IV.2., Approx. 100 parking spaces

Tuškanac Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 350 m from Advent on Stross

  • Daytime, 08:00-21:00 – 10 HRK per hour
  • Night time, 21:00-08:00 – 2 HRK per hour
  • Full day – 60 HRK
  • 7-day parking ticket – 200 HRK
  • Charging station free.

Branimir Center Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 450 m from Ice Park at King Tomislav Square

  • Monday-Friday, 06:00-16:00 – 8 HRK per hour
  • Monday-Friday, 16:00-06:00 – 10 HRK per hour
  • Saturday-Sunday – 5 HRK per hour

Importanne Galleria Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 450 m from Advent on European Square

  • 0-24 – 8 HRK per hour

Kaptol Centre Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 850 m from Christmas Tale at Zagreb central Ban Jelačić Square, but in the immediate vicinity to Tkalčićeva Street.

  • 0-24 – 8 HRK per hour

Cheap Places to Park during Zagreb Advent

These are a great alternative, as there are either close or easily accessible by Zagreb Tram or Public Buses.

Paromlin parking lot – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 300 m from Ice Park at King Tomislav Square

  • Monday – Saturday 07:00-19:00 – 10 HRK per day
  • Sundays and holidays are free of charge.
  • Zone IV.2., Approx. 100 parking spaces

Kvaternik Square Parking Garage – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 1500 m from Advent on European Square, but easy access by tram. It’s only 4 stops.

  • Daytime, 08:00-18:00 – 6 HRK per hour
  • Night time, 18:00-08:00 – 1 HRK per hour
  • Full day – 30 HRK
  • 7-day parking ticket – 100 HRK
  • Charging station free.

Zagreb Fair – EAST parking lot – Google Map

Distance to Advent – 3000 m from Ice Park at King Tomislav Square, but easy access by public bus. You can take any bus toward the city centre, or north. All bus lines go to Zagreb Train Station.

  • Monday – Saturday, 07:00-16:00 – 5 HRK per day

Pay by feeding cash into parking meter (near the INA building to the south)

Not found what you’re looking for, or you need more information browse through our guides on Getting Around Zagreb.

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