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There are 6 ways to get from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera by bus, train, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Siófok to Zagreb 876 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 975 / ...

201 kn - 260 kn

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Balatonszentgyörgy  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the train from Balatonfuered to Tapolca Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Balatonbereny to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 975

174 kn - 227 kn

4 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Balatonfuered to Szekesfehervar Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Szekesfehervar to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

199 kn - 264 kn

Train, bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the train from Balatonfuered to Szekesfehervar Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Szekesfehervar to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Karlovac Centar Re
  4. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera 975

198 kn - 269 kn

Bus via Dör  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Balatonfüred to Győr
  2. Take the bus from Gyor Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

247 kn - 417 kn

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera 385.7 km

290 kn - 430 kn

Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera by train, tram and night bus

The journey time between Balatonfüred and Plitvička Jezera is around 8h 7m and covers a distance of around 486 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 7m. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), ZET and FlixBus, the Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera service departs from Balatonfuered and arrives in Plitvička Jezera. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 7m
Fastest journey time:
8h 7m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
199 kn
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:08
Last service departs at:
15:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera train, tram and night bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plitvička Jezera is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plitvička Jezera is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plitvička Jezera is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Hungary from Croatia.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera is to train and bus via Balatonszentgyörgy which costs 8 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera is to drive which costs 13 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera. However, there are services departing from Balatonfüred and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Veszprém, aut. áll, Siófok and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 46m.

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The distance between Balatonfüred and Plitvička Jezera is 290 km. The road distance is 385.7 km.

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The best way to get from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera without a car is to bus which takes 9h 46m and costs 9 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 9h 46m to get from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera, including transfers.

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Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Siófok station.

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Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera is 386 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Plitvička Jezera. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera.
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  • Distance: 289.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 46m

What companies run services between Balatonfüred, Hungary and Plitvička Jezera, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Balatonfüred to Plitvička Jezera via Veszprém, aut. áll, Siófok Autóbusz-Állomás, Siófok, and Zagreb in around 9h 46m.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Balatonfuered to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24 kn - 29 kn
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szekesfehervar to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Balatonfuered to Tapolca
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20 kn - 24 kn
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Balatonbereny to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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
Bus from Siófok to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Promet Makarska
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Phone
+00385 47 777 276
Email
autopromet.slunj@gmail.com
Website
autopromet.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
80 kn - 90 kn
Website
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45 kn - 65 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Gyor Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 270 kn
Book at
Nomago
Economy
140 kn - 200 kn
Premium
160 kn - 230 kn
Family&friends
190 kn - 270 kn
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
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

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