There are 3 ways to get from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Banja Luka to Bihać 714

$20 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Banja Luka to Petrinja
  2. Take the bus from Petrinja to Plitvička Jezera

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park 108.8 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to train which costs $19 - $22 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Banja Luka and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 125 km. The road distance is 174 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Banja Luka and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Petrinja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH) operates a train from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park once daily. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Petrinja and Plitvička Jezera in around 5 h 34 min.

Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Banja Luka to Bihać
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Banja Luka to Petrinja
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Banja Luka to Petrinja
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Petrinja to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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