There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$69 - $101

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Bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$26 - $49

4 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Vrhovine

$145 - $190

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park 299.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG) BUD - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$131 - $444

Shuttle  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Plitvička Jezera Eurobusways

$61 - $141

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 7 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 16 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 392 km. The road distance is 479.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 28 min and costs 19 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which takes 8 h 43 min and costs 7 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 9 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 245.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Zagreb, and Plitvička Jezera in around 8 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Zagreb, and Vrhovine in around 9 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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