There are 5 ways to get from Šibenik to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus Prijevoz Knežević  •  3 h 57 min

$12 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

$41

Bus Autobusni Promet  •  4 h 43 min

$17 - $25

Train  •  5 h 21 min

$86 - $114

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. 118 miles

$23 - $35

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

You can take a bus from Šibenik to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zadar and Plitvice Lakes National Park in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Šibenik to Plitvice Lakes National Park twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Perkovic to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $26
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Šibenik to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Šibenik to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Šibenik to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Sibenik to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Šibenik and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 130 km. The road distance is 189 km.

The cheapest way to get from Šibenik to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 80 kn - 100 kn and takes 3 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Šibenik to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which takes 2 h 10 min and costs 140 kn - 210 kn.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Šibenik and arriving at Plitvička Jezera. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Šibenik to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.