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There are 5 ways to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana by bus, train, night bus 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 Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Zagreb Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$13 - $32

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Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$19 - $32

Bus, train  •  6 h 38 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 Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana Ec / ...

$24 - $36

Bus, night bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 to Zagreb Zob
  2. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N900 / ...

$14 - $30

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana 140.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 80 kn - 210 kn and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 180 kn - 270 kn and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 and arriving at Ljubljana via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Plitvice Lakes National Park and Ljubljana is 156 km. The road distance is 225.1 km.

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The best way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 80 kn - 210 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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

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Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana is 225 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana.

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There are 788+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 97.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana via Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2, Zagreb Zob, and Zagreb in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
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 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
Autoherc
Website
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
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
Bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
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
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 Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
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
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com

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