Select from 3 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 32 min

$26 - $39

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 38 min

$93 - $129

Bus via Dugopolje  •  7 h 2 min

$26 - $35

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  7 h 56 min

$61 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. 190.4 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a bus from Makarska to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Split and Plitvice Lakes National Park in around 5 h 32 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$17 - $26
1st Class
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Makarska to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Makarska to Dugopolje
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Makarska to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Makarska to Trogir
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Dugopolje to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Makarska to Trogir
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Makarska and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 209 km. The road distance is 305 km.

The cheapest way to get from Makarska to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 160 kn - 220 kn and takes 7 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Makarska to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs 230 kn - 340 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Makarska to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Makarska and arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Makarska to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.