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There are 8 ways to get from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, night bus, car ferry, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train, night bus  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Scalo Atena Lucana to Battipaglia
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Napoli Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Trieste Centrale Station
  4. Take the night bus from Trieste to Opatija
  5. Take the bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Vrelo Borje

696 kn - 1.701 kn

Cheapest option

Bus, train, car ferry  •  21h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Scalo Atena Lucana to Foggia Station
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Ancona Fa / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Gaženica 51
  4. Take the bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera

484 kn - 1.051 kn

6 alternative options

Bus  •  20h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Brienza 1 to Roma
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

551 kn - 690 kn

Bus via Atena  •  22h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Atena to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

845 kn - 975 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 46m

  1. Drive from Atena Lucana to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik 54
  3. Drive from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park

582 kn - 837 kn

Bus, fly to Zadar  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Brienza 1 to Brienza 4
  2. Take the bus from Fisciano to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Zadar (ZAD) NAP - ZAD
  4. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera

698 kn - 3.070 kn

Bus, fly to Trieste, shuttle, night bus  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Brienza 1 to Brienza 4
  2. Take the bus from Fisciano to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Trieste (TRS) NAP - TRS
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
  5. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
  6. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

863 kn - 5.065 kn

Bus, fly to Venice, shuttle, night bus  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Brienza 1 to Brienza 4
  2. Take the bus from Fisciano to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Venice (VCE) NAP - VCE
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Zagreb
  5. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

638 kn - 5.715 kn

Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus and walk

The journey time between Atena Lucana and Plitvice Lakes National Park is around 34h 23m and covers a distance of around 1393 km. The fastest journey normally takes 34h 23m. Operated by Marozzi VT, FlixBus, Prijevoz Knežević and others, the Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park service departs from Brienza 1 and arrives in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34h 23m
Fastest journey time:
34h 23m
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
551 kn
Carbon emissions:
173 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
07:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plitvice Lakes National Park is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plitvice Lakes National Park is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs €70 - €95 and takes 20h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus and fly which costs €90 - €410 and takes 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Brienza 1 and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Rome Tiburtina Bus station and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 57m.

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The distance between Atena Lucana and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 492 km.

The best way to get from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus and train and night bus which takes 17h 17m and costs €90 - €230.

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It takes approximately 17h 17m to get from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Brienza 1 station.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Ryanair offers flights from Naples Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Map of how to get from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 492.2 km
  • Duration: 17h 17m

What companies run services between Atena Lucana, Italy and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Atena Lucana to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Rome Tiburtina Bus station, Zagreb, and Plitvička Jezera in around 20h 57m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
250 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Naples to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
170 kn - 1.100 kn
Flights from Naples to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 kn - 1.400 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180 kn - 1.200 kn
Flights from Naples to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100 kn - 800 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.900 kn
Flights from Naples to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.400 kn
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 kn - 85 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
75 kn - 85 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 kn - 65 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
45 kn - 65 kn
Train from Foggia to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
150 kn - 220 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
150 kn - 220 kn
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 320 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
70 kn - 100 kn
Base Standard
170 kn - 240 kn
Base Premium
220 kn - 320 kn
Train from Foggia to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
190 kn - 650 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
190 kn - 260 kn
Base Standard
360 kn - 480 kn
Base Premium
430 kn - 650 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Trieste Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
340 kn - 480 kn
Smart Low Cost
330 kn - 460 kn
Smart Flex
650 kn - 950 kn
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Scalo Atena Lucana to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
46 kn
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Bus from Scalo Atena Lucana to Foggia Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
134 kn
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
310 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Vrelo Borje
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Brienza 1 to Roma
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
170 kn - 210 kn
Website
Marozzi VT
Bus from Brienza 1 to Brienza 4
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
90 kn - 120 kn
Website
Marozzi VT
Bus from Fisciano to Capodichino
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 110 kn
Website
Marozzi VT
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
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
Bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Curcio Viaggi
Phone
+39 0975 391321
Email
polla@curcioviaggi.it
Website
autolineecurcio.it
Bus from Atena to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
176 kn
Schedules at
autolineecurcio.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
600 kn - 700 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
BuonoTourist
Phone
081 951761
Website
buonotourist.it
Bus from Fisciano to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
buonotourist.it
Busitalia Campania SpA
Phone
089-487111
Email
info@fsbusitaliacampania.it
Website
fsbusitalia.it
Bus from Fisciano University to Naples Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
fsbusitalia.it
2nd Class
70 kn - 90 kn
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
230 kn - 2.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
230 kn - 290 kn
Private
800 kn - 2.200 kn
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.600 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 270 kn
Private
850 kn - 1.600 kn
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
340 kn - 4.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
340 kn - 380 kn
Private
1.900 kn - 4.000 kn
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Gaženica
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65 kn - 85 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
65 kn - 85 kn
Car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85 kn - 110 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
85 kn - 110 kn

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