There are 5 ways to get from Hvar to Plitvice Lakes National Park by ferry, bus, train, car 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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Ferry, bus Prijevoz Knežević  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hvar to Split 9608S / ...
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$24 - $33

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Ferry, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hvar to Split 9608S / ...
  2. Take the train from Split to Vrhovine

$91 - $118

Ferry, bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hvar to Split 9608S / ...
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera

$54 - $58

Line 635 car ferry, drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 635 car ferry from Stari Grad to Split 635
  2. Drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$36 - $59

Ferry, fly, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hvar to Split
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Zagreb (ZAG) SPU - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$72 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hvar to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to ferry and bus which costs 150 kn - 220 kn and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hvar to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to line 635 car ferry and drive which costs 220 kn - 380 kn and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Hvar and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 201 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Hvar to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Hvar to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, you can take the ferry to Split, take the walk to Split, take the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take the walk to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hvar to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Split, Split, and Vrhovine in around 6 h 51 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autoherc
Website
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
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
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Hvar to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6
Car ferry from Stari Grad to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6

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