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There are 5 ways to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Karlovac
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Rijeka 940
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka to Kozina

$77 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Rijeka 940
  3. Take the train from Rijeka to Ilirska Bistrica

$14 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Ljubljana  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Zagreb Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana 427 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divača

$22 - $45

Bus via Ljubljana  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Zagreb Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana 427 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Divača

$20 - $43

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves 149.6 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves is to bus and train which costs 90 kn - 220 kn and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves is to drive which costs 190 kn - 280 kn and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves. However, there are services departing from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 and arriving at Matavun via Zagreb, Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana and Divača Š. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between Plitvice Lakes National Park and Škocjan Caves is 154 km. The road distance is 239.4 km.

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The best way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 490 kn - 750 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves, including transfers.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 station.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, arrive at Divača station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves is 239 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves.

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There are 862+ hotels available in Škocjan Caves. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves.
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  • Distance: 96.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia and Škocjan Caves, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves via Plitvice Lakes National Park, Karlovac, Rijeka, and Kozina in around 6 h 38 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ilirska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Kozina
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Karlovac Zob to Rijeka Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Divača
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
arriva.si
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Divača
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
apms.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Divača
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
Nomago
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Divača
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
izletnik.si

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