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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Porec to Karlovac
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$17 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Porec to Rijeka
  2. Take the train from Rijeka to Ostarije
  3. Take the train from Ostarije to Vrhovine

$84 - $111

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Poreč to Plitvice Lakes National Park 161.8 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Poreč to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Karlovac and Plitvička Jezera in around 5 h 28 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Train from Ostarije to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Poreč to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Poreč and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 164 km. The road distance is 259 km.

The cheapest way to get from Poreč to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 100 kn - 160 kn and takes 5 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Poreč to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 190 kn - 290 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Poreč to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Porec and arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park via Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Poreč to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.