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There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Zagreb N60 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$52 - $82

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Train, bus via Graz Hbf  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Graz Hbf Rj
  2. Take the bus from Graz to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$81 - $123

Train, bus  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Kapfenberg Rj
  2. Take the train from Kapfenberg to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$86 - $133

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park 511.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Prague to Zagreb, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zagreb (ZAG) PRG - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$93 - $419

Fly Prague to Zadar, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zadar (ZAD) PRG - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes

$97 - $569

Fly Prague to Split, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Split (SPU) PRG - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$110 - $430

Fly Prague to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ljubljana (LJU) PRG - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$144 - $749

Train to Vienna, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$139 - $471

Shuttle, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Zagreb Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$70 - $197

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 1 100 Kč - 1 900 Kč and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to fly and bus which costs 2 000 Kč - 9 500 Kč and takes 7 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague station to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Prague, Prague Main station and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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The distance between Prague and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 586 km. The road distance is 817.9 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 10 min and costs 1 100 Kč - 1 900 Kč.

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It takes approximately 13 h 10 min to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 818 km. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to drive from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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  • Distance: 366.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 10 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb and Plitvička Jezera in around 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Prague to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Prague to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Prague to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Prague to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Prague to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Prague to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Prague to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Kapfenberg
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kapfenberg to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Graz, Graz central train station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 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 Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Graz Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Graz to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Croatia Bus

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CSA, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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