There are 7 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Prijevoz Knežević  •  7 h 32 min

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

$36 - $46

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Vrhovine

$103 - $131

Ferry, bus  •  8 h 54 min

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

$51 - $69

Bus Autobusni Promet  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera 931

$42 - $63

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park 282.5 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$77 - $310

Fly to Zadar, bus  •  9 h 46 min

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

$93 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 220 kn - 300 kn and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 350 kn - 550 kn.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 318 km. The road distance is 452 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Split and Plitvice Lakes National Park in around 7 h 32 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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Pula, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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
Promet Makarska
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.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
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $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
Ferry operators

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