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

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Bus Samoborček  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Benkovac 920
  2. Take the bus from Benkovac to Plitvička Jezera

$66 - $92

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Ferry, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$87 - $114

Bus, train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Trsteno to Metkovic
  2. Take the bus from Metkovic to Split
  3. Take the train from Split to Vrhovine

$165 - $210

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes 934 / ...

$68 - $120

Catamaran, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Dubrovnik to Split 9811s
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$78 - $96

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Cavtat to Plitvice Lakes National Park 293 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  4 h 32 min

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

$82 - $323

Fly to Zadar, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zadar (ZAD) DBV - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvice Lakes

$101 - $234

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The distance between Cavtat and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 330 km. The road distance is 468.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cavtat to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Cavtat to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cavtat to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 469 km. It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to drive from Cavtat to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 843+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cavtat to Dubrovnik Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cavtat to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 206.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Cavtat to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Dubrovnik, Benkovac, and Plitvička Jezera in around 8 h 31 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Benkovac
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
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 Dubrovnik to Benkovac
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Poličnik to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Benkovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trsteno to Metković
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Trsteno to Metkovic
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Promet Makarska
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
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
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$19 - $25

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