There are 5 ways to get from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park 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 Crnja Tours  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Postojina to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus via Rijeka  •  6 h 35 min

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

$16 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Postojna to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$24 - $40

Train, bus Globtour  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Postojna to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Karlovac Zob
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$24 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park 147.3 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 13€ - 24€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Postojina and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Postojna and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 148 km. The road distance is 235.7 km.

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The best way to get from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 18€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Postojina station.

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Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autoherc, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Map of how to get from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

You can take a bus from Postojna to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb and Plitvička Jezera in around 6 h.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Postojna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Postojina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Postojna to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour

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