There are 8 ways to get from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Crnja Tours  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$36 - $54

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. 901
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$35 - $62

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Train, bus  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$62 - $99

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park 349.8 miles

$70 - $110

Bus, fly to Zagreb  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$108 - $429

Bus, fly to Graz  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$119 - $619

Bus, fly to Ljubljana  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$124 - $639

Bus, fly to Split  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Split (SPU) VIE - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$126 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus and fly which costs 90€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Bratislava and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 381 km. The road distance is 559.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Bratislava station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autoherc, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 560 km. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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  • Distance: 237.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Bratislava to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb and Plitvička Jezera in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Bratislava to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bratislava Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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 Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus

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