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There are 5 ways to get from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, night bus, train or car

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Bus, night bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Garesnica to Zagreb
  2. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera N975

121 kn - 164 kn

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Garesnica to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

121 kn - 174 kn

Bus via Jezerce Mukinje  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Garesnica to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Jezerce Mukinje Zagreb Central Bus Station - Jezerce Mukinje

140 kn - 163 kn

Train, bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Banova Jaruga to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Karlovac Centar Re
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera 975

204 kn - 275 kn

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park 235.3 km

180 kn - 270 kn

Garešnica → Plitvice Lakes National Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plitvice Lakes National Park is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plitvice Lakes National Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plitvice Lakes National Park is 1.5 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus and night bus, which costs 120 kn - 170 kn and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 180 kn - 270 kn and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Garesnica and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Garešnica and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 129 km. The road distance is 235.3 km.

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The best way to get from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 4h 34m and costs 120 kn - 170 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o., depart from Garesnica station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 129.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

You can take a bus from Garešnica to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb and Plitvička Jezera in around 4h 52m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Phone
043 277 100
Website
cazmatrans.hr
Bus from Garesnica to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Schedules at
cazmatrans.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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Phone
+00385 47 777 276
Email
autopromet.slunj@gmail.com
Website
autopromet.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Jezerce Mukinje
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
89 kn
Website
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45 kn - 65 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek

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