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There are 4 ways to get from Dugi Otok to Postojna Cave by ferry, train, bus or car

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Line 9406 ferry, ferry, train

  1. Take the line 9406 ferry from Zaglav to Zadar
  2. Take the ferry from Zadar to Rijeka
  3. Take the train from Rijeka to Postojna

Line 9406 ferry, bus

  1. Take the line 9406 ferry from Zaglav to Zadar
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station
  4. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Postojna

Line 9406 ferry, bus, train

  1. Take the line 9406 ferry from Zaglav to Zadar
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Karlovac
  3. Take the train from Karlovac Centar to Rijeka
  4. Take the train from Rijeka to Postojna

Line 9404 Catamaran, drive

  1. Take the line 9404 Catamaran from Brbinj to Zadar
  2. Drive from Zadar to Postojna Cave
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Postojna Cave is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Postojna Cave is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Postojna Cave is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Slovenia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dugi Otok to Postojna Cave is to line 9406 ferry and ferry and train which costs 210 kn - 390 kn and takes 10h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from Dugi Otok to Postojna Cave is to line 9404 Catamaran and drive which takes 5h 5m and costs 290 kn - 550 kn.

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The distance between Dugi Otok and Postojna Cave is 212 km.

The best way to get from Dugi Otok to Postojna Cave without a car is to line 9406 ferry and ferry and train which takes 10h 36m and costs 210 kn - 390 kn.

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It takes approximately 10h 36m to get from Dugi Otok to Postojna Cave, including transfers.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Postojna Cave. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dugi Otok to Postojna Cave.
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  • Distance: 212.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 36m

What companies run services between Dugi Otok, Croatia and Postojna Cave, Slovenia?

There is no direct connection from Dugi Otok to Postojna Cave. However, you can take the bus to Zaglav, take the walk to Zaglav, take the line 9406 ferry to Zadar, take the ferry to Rijeka, take the walk to Rijeka, take the train to Postojna, then take the walk to Postojna Cave. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sali to Postojna Cave via Zaglav, Zaglav, Zadar, Zadar, Zagreb, Ljubljana bus station, Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana, and Postojna in around 11h 47m.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Postojna
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Karlovac Centar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Schedules at
ap.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Postojna
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Postojna
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Nomago
Economy
€7 - €11
Premium
€10 - €14
Family&friends
€11 - €16
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Postojna
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Ferry operators
G&V Line Iadera
Phone
+385 23 250 733
Email
info@gv-zadar.hr
Website
gv-zadar.com
Ferry from Zaglav to Zadar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
G&V Line Iadera
Low Season Price
€3 - €5
High Season Price
€3 - €5
Ferry from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
G&V Line Iadera
Low Season Price
€22 - €40
High Season Price
€26 - €40

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