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There are 3 ways to get from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus or car

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Karlobag to Posedarje Jadranska magistrala Karlobag - Posedarje Jadranska magistrala / ...
  2. Take the bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera

116 kn - 245 kn

2 alternative options

Bus via Posedarje  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Karlobag to Posedarje
  2. Take the bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera

158 kn - 203 kn

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park 101.3 km

75 kn - 120 kn

Karlobag → 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 cheapest way to get from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 75 kn - 120 kn and takes 1h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 75 kn - 120 kn and takes 1h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Karlobag and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Posedarje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Karlobag and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 58 km. The road distance is 101.3 km.

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The best way to get from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs 110 kn - 250 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., depart from Karlobag station.

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Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Croatia Bus Domestic, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 101 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 58.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

You can take a bus from Karlobag to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Posedarje and Plitvička Jezera in around 4h 5m.

Bus operators
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlobag to Posedarje Jadranska magistrala
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
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
Bus from Karlobag to Posedarje, Posedarje
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Karlobag to Posedarje
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr

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