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There are 10 ways to get from Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, night bus, bus, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train, night bus, bus  •  17h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lamezia Terme to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale Fr
  3. Take the night bus from Trieste to Opatija
  4. Take the bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Vrelo Borje

776 kn - 2.040 kn

Cheapest option

Fly to Zagreb, night bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Zagreb (ZAG) SUF - ZAG
  2. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

274 kn - 994 kn

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  20h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Venezia S. Lucia Fa
  2. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale Re
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Rijeka to Plitvička Jezera

779 kn - 1.952 kn

Bus  •  23h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

630 kn - 776 kn

Bus, car ferry  •  31h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Nicastro to Cosenza - Autostazione
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Bari Station 21
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik 54
  4. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  5. Take the bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera

555 kn - 740 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 13m

  1. Drive from Lamezia Terme to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik 54
  3. Drive from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park

736 kn - 1.059 kn

Fly to Split, bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Split (SPU) SUF - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera

619 kn - 1.901 kn

Fly to Venice, shuttle, night bus  •  10h 51m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Venice (VCE) SUF - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

684 kn - 5.604 kn

Fly to Trieste, shuttle, night bus  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Trieste (TRS) SUF - TRS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
  4. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

944 kn - 5.204 kn

Fly to Venice Treviso, shuttle, night bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Venice Treviso (TSF) SUF - TSF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

654 kn - 4.754 kn

Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Lamezia Terme and Plitvice Lakes National Park is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 1488 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 3h. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, FlixBus and others, the Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park service departs from Lamezia T.Nicastro and arrives in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 3h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 3h
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
719 kn
Carbon emissions:
98 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:06
Last service departs at:
07:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park train, bus and walk schedules

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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 Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to fly and night bus which costs €35 - €140 and takes 10h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to fly and night bus which costs €35 - €140 and takes 10h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Lamezia Terme and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Rome Tiburtina Bus station and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 32m.

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The distance between Lamezia Terme and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 661 km.

The best way to get from Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to train and night bus and bus which takes 17h 33m and costs €100 - €270.

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It takes approximately 17h 33m to get from Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Lamezia Terme station.

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There is no direct flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Edelweiss Air, Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst and four other airlines offer flights from Lamezia Terme Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 660.6 km
  • Duration: 17h 33m

What companies run services between Lamezia Terme, Italy and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Lamezia Terme to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Rome Tiburtina Bus station, Zagreb, and Plitvička Jezera in around 23h 32m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Rome, Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Rome, Split
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
490 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460 kn - 1.700 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.400 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Split via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
800 kn - 1.900 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.400 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Rome, Split
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.600 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Rome, Split
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.600 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
460 kn - 1.700 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 kn - 1.000 kn
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 kn - 850 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.600 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Zagreb via Bologna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
160 kn - 850 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.800 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Split via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.800 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Split via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.900 kn
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Lamezia Terme to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 700 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
250 kn - 350 kn
Smart Low Cost
230 kn - 330 kn
Smart Flex
480 kn - 700 kn
Train from Rome Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
260 kn - 750 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
270 kn - 390 kn
Smart Low Cost
260 kn - 370 kn
Smart Flex
500 kn - 750 kn
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
340 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
340 kn - 470 kn
Base Standard
600 kn - 800 kn
Base Premium
700 kn - 1.000 kn
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.500 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
500 kn - 750 kn
Base Standard
900 kn - 1.200 kn
Base Premium
1.000 kn - 1.500 kn
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kn - 160 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
140 kn - 160 kn
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Vrelo Borje
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Autolinee Romano
Phone
0962.21709
Email
info@autolineeromano.com
Website
autolineeromano.com
Bus from Nicastro to Cosenza - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 kn
Schedules at
autolineeromano.com
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Bari Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
340 kn - 4.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
340 kn - 380 kn
Private
1.900 kn - 4.000 kn
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
230 kn - 2.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
230 kn - 290 kn
Private
800 kn - 2.200 kn
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.600 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 270 kn
Private
850 kn - 1.600 kn
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
350 kn - 4.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
350 kn - 390 kn
Private
2.000 kn - 4.000 kn
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85 kn - 110 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
85 kn - 110 kn
Car ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 110 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
90 kn - 110 kn

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