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.

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Bus via Rijeka  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Rijeka 940
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka to Kozina

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Zagreb Zob 933
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divača

$32 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus Crnja Tours  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Zagreb Zob 933
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Postojina

$32 - $52

Bus, train via Karlovac  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Karlovac
  2. Take the train from Karlovac to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Dobova to Ljubljana En / ...
  4. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divača

$36 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

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

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves is to drive which costs 180 kn - 280 kn and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves is to drive which costs 180 kn - 280 kn and takes 3 h 15 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 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Škocjan Caves, including transfers.

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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 875+ hotels available in Škocjan Caves. Prices start at $56 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 29 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 Plitvička Jezera, Karlovac, Rijeka, and Kozina in around 6 h 29 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $13
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Divača
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Dobova to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
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 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 Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Kozina
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.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 Plitvice Lakes to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Postojina
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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