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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Zadar  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zadar (ZAD) FRA - ZAD

Cheapest option

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zagreb (ZAG) FRA - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Starigrad Paklenica

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Fly to Split, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Split (SPU) FRA - SPU
  2. Take the train from Split to Lovinac

Train  •  19h 11m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf 90 / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Lovinac Ic

Bus via Zagreb  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Starigrad Paklenica

Bus  •  21h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zadar bus station N948

Drive  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park 1154.5 km

Frankfurt (FRA) to Zadar (ZAD) flights

The flight time between Frankfurt (FRA) and Zadar (ZAD) is around 2h 40m and covers a distance of around 837 km. This includes an average layover time of around 52 min. Services are operated by Lufthansa. Typically four flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Planes
2h 40m Average Duration
1.027 kn Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park is to bus via Zagreb which costs €80 - €120 and takes 19h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park is to fly which costs €160 - €270 and takes 4h 57m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Paklenica National Park is 819 km. The road distance is 1154.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park without a car is to train which takes 19h 11m and costs €210 - €420.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park is to fly which takes 4h 57m and costs €160 - €270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €210 - €420 and takes 19h 11m, you could also bus via Zagreb, which costs €80 - €120 and takes 19h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park is 1155 km. It takes approximately 10h 52m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Paklenica National Park. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park.
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  • Distance: 819.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Paklenica National Park, Croatia?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paklenica National Park via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, Zagreb Glavni Kol., and Lovinac in around 19h 11m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.200 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.200 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
300 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.100 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.400 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Lovinac
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Lovinac
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
240 kn - 340 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kn - 420 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
600 kn - 850 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 kn - 500 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 kn - 600 kn
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
170 kn - 260 kn
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
200 kn - 300 kn
Website
Railjet
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 120 kn
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
260 kn - 360 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
210 kn - 300 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Starigrad Paklenica
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Book at
slavonija.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
370 kn - 550 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
430 kn - 550 kn
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.
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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €3 - €5.

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