There are 4 ways to get from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train or car

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Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Opatija to Karlovac 940
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ostarije
  2. Take the train from Ostarije to Vrhovine

$88 - $115

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Opatija to Posedarje, Posedarje 941
  2. Take the bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera

$24 - $38

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park 115.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 70 kn - 120 kn and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 140 kn - 210 kn.

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The distance between Opatija and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 115 km. The road distance is 185 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Opatija and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Opatija, Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Karlovac and Plitvička Jezera in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Opatija to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Rijeka, Rijeka, Ostarije, and Vrhovine in around 6 h 22 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Train from Ostarije to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Opatija to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Opatija to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Opatija to Posedarje, Posedarje
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Opatija to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
Bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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

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