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There are 5 ways to get from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera by train, bus 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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Train, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$23 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$19 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus Globtour  •  5 h 35 min

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

$21 - $33

Train, bus via Karlovac  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Karlovac
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$25 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera 140.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera is to bus which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Zob Postaja and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Plitvička Jezera is 157 km. The road distance is 224.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera.

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  • Distance: 97.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Plitvička Jezera, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Plitvička Jezera via Karlovac Zob and Karlovac in around 5 h 35 min.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
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
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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
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
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 Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
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
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 Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
globtour.com
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 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
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
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

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