There are 4 ways to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus or car

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Bus Prijevoz Knežević  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$7 - $16

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Bus FlixBus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes 932 / ...

$6 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus #2  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvice Lakes 934

$8 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park 83.2 miles

$16 - $24

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 90 km. The road distance is 133.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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The bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Plitvice Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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There are 843+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 56.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

Prijevoz Knežević operates a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Poličnik to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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