There are 6 ways to get from Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Jaska Turist  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Munich, Munich central bus station 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Karlovac
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$77 - $85

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Bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Rijeka 409
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Karlovac 940
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$56 - $93

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Train, bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$58 - $94

Train, bus via Karlovac  •  13 h 54 min

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

$61 - $91

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

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

$80 - $120

Fly, bus  •  6 h 31 min

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

$177 - $698

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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 Plitvice Lakes National Park via Rijeka and Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 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 bus which takes 12 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 41 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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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Innsbruck to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Plitvice Lakes National Park station.

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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, Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Innsbruck Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 843+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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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: 12 h 41 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 Munich, Munich central bus station, München Hackerbrücke, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, Munich, Karlovac, and Plitvička Jezera in around 12 h 41 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
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 Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Jaska Turist
Phone
01 6282 658
Email
info@jaska-turist.de
Website
jaska-turist.de
Bus from Munich to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
jaska-turist.de
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
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
Bus from Rijeka Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
globtour.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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