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There are 5 ways to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus via Zadar  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zadar
  2. Take the bus from Zadar bus station to Šibenik N1283 / ...

95 kn - 162 kn

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Plitvička Jezera to Šibenik

95 kn - 180 kn

Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Vrhovine to Perkovic Ic

592 kn - 726 kn

Night bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop to Sibenik Central Bus Station Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop - Sibenik Central Bus Station

100 kn - 140 kn

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik 187.3 km

140 kn - 210 kn

Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik by walk and bus

The journey time between Plitvice Lakes National Park and Šibenik is around 4h 16m and covers a distance of around 206 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 5m. Services are operated by Prijevoz Knežević, Croatia Bus Domestic, FlixBus and others. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 16m
Fastest journey time:
3h 5m
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
105 kn
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
17:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik walk and bus schedules

Plitvice Lakes National Park → Šibenik
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Šibenik is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik is to night bus which costs 100 kn - 140 kn and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik is to drive which costs 140 kn - 210 kn and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plitvička Jezera and arriving at Šibenik. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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It is 129 km from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik. It is approximately 187.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik without a car is to bus via Zadar which takes 4h and costs 95 kn - 170 kn.

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

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Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Plitvička Jezera station.

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The best way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik is to bus via Zadar which takes 4h and costs 95 kn - 170 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 kn - 750 kn and takes 5h 12m.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Šibenik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik is 187 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik.

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Map of how to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik.
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  • Distance: 129.4 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia and Šibenik, Šibensko-Kniniska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Šibenik via Plitvička Jezera and Zadar bus station in around 4h. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Vrhovine to Perkovic once daily. Tickets cost 90 kn - 130 kn and the journey takes 2h 58m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
Bus from Zadar bus station to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 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 Zadar Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40 kn - 55 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvice Lakes to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Šibenik, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25 kn - 40 kn
Website
RegioJet
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Night bus from Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek

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