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There are 9 ways to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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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Train, bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf Wb
  3. Take the bus from Wels Hbf to Zagreb Zob
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$73 - $131

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Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Rosenheim
  2. Take the bus from Rosenheim to Zagreb 954
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$45 - $77

7 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Vrhovine

$144 - $225

Night train, bus via Plitvička Jezera  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$63 - $93

Night train, bus  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$63 - $94

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park 424 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Innsbruck to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 26 min

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

$160 - $577

Train to Munich, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zagreb (ZAG) MUC - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$132 - $448

Train to Munich, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Ljubljana (LJU) MUC - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$173 - $732

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 7 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Rosenheim and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 420 km. The road distance is 678.4 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 39 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 39 min to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which takes 12 h 55 min and costs 35€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 14 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 262.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Rosenheim, Zagreb, and Plitvička Jezera in around 12 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, Zagreb, and Vrhovine in around 14 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Innsbruck to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Munich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Wels
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Wels, Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Wels Hbf to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rosenheim to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 678 km. It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to drive from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Innsbruck Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 797+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to line 4162 bus which takes 8 min and costs 4€.

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