There are 6 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.

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Bus via Ljubljana  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb 954 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$17 - $50

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 47 min

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

$28 - $44

Train, bus  •  9 h 42 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 Karlovac
  4. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$29 - $45

Bus Crnja Tours  •  9 h 47 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

$32 - $51

Bus Globtour  •  9 h 55 min

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

$26 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

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

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Avtobusna postaja Koper and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Ljubljana and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 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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The best way to get from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Arriva Dolenjska In Primorska D.O.O., depart from Avtobusna postaja Koper station.

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Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autoherc, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 252 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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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 Koper to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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 Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Zagreb, and Plitvička Jezera in around 7 h 45 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
Arriva Dolenjska In Primorska D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
jpp.si
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
jpp.si
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Koper to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Koper to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Izletnik Celje D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Koper to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
izletnik.si
Avtoprevozništvo Šamu Turs, Josip Šamu S.P.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
jpp.si
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 Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
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 Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
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 Kozina to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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
Bus from Rijeka Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
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
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules 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
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
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it
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
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
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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