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

Recommended option

Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Vrhovine to Split Ic

604 kn - 744 kn

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  6h 11m

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

140 kn - 307 kn

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Plitvička Jezera to Split

140 kn - 180 kn

Bus via Plitvička Jezera  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Plitvička Jezera to Split Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop - Split Central Bus Station

160 kn - 230 kn

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split 256.1 km

190 kn - 290 kn

Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split by walk and bus

The journey time between Plitvice Lakes National Park and Split is around 4h 26m and covers a distance of around 303 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Services are operated by Prijevoz Knežević. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 26m
Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Journey distance:
303 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
140 kn
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
16:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split walk and bus schedules

Plitvice Lakes National Park → Split
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The cheapest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split is to bus which costs 140 kn - 180 kn and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split is to drive which costs 190 kn - 290 kn and takes 2h 53m.

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

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The distance between Plitvice Lakes National Park and Split is 166 km. The road distance is 256.1 km.

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The best way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split without a car is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs 600 kn - 750 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split, including transfers.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, depart from Plitvička Jezera station.

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The best way to get from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs 600 kn - 750 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140 kn - 180 kn and takes 4h 22m.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, arrive at Split station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split is 256 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split.

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  • Distance: 166 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Vrhovine to Split once daily. Tickets cost 110 kn - 160 kn and the journey takes 3h 46m. Alternatively, Prijevoz Knežević operates a bus from Plitvička Jezera to Split 3 times a day. Tickets cost 140 kn - 180 kn and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Plitvička Jezera to Split
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Night bus from Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop to Trogir Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek

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