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Duration 2h
Distance 133.8 km
Average price 100 kn
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2h and the fastest bus takes 1h 45m. The bus service runs several times per day from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Zadar
  2. Plitvice Lakes National Park
1h 47m
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70 kn - 100 kn

Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus times

Buses run twice daily between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes National Park. The service departs Zadar at 14:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Plitvice Lakes National Park at 16:45. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Plitvička Jezera. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 91 km. The road distance is 133.8 km.

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Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, depart from Zadar station.

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Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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What companies run services between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes National Park?

Prijevoz Knežević operates a bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera 4 times a day. Tickets cost 80 kn - 110 kn and the journey takes 1h 45m. Croatia Bus Domestic also services this route once daily.
Bus operators
Prijevoz Knežević
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotransport Šibenik
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
panturist-turizam.hr
Night bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek

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