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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Koper to Poreč
  2. Take the bus from Porec to Karlovac
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

Cheapest option

Bus Globtour  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Zob to Karlovac Zob
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$28 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus via Rijeka  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Koper to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Karlovac 940
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$36 - $44

Train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Koper to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Vrhovine

$103 - $133

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park 157.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Koper and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 166 km. The road distance is 252.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Koper and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Porec and Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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

You can take a bus from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Poreč, Porec, Karlovac, and Plitvička Jezera in around 6 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Ljubljana, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Zagreb, and Vrhovine in around 9 h 38 min.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Koper to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Koper to Poreč
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Koper to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Marprom
Phone
080 11 16
Website
marprom.si
Bus from Koper to Poreč
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
marprom.si
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
globtour.com

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