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There are 9 ways to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Zagreb 903 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes 933 / ...

308 kn - 374 kn

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Train, night bus  •  14h 31m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes

718 kn - 1.182 kn

Bus via Varaždin  •  17h

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Varaždin
  2. Take the bus from Varaždin to Plitvička Jezera

434 kn - 587 kn

Drive  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park 819.4 km

600 kn - 950 kn

Fly Prague to Zagreb, night bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zagreb (ZAG) PRG - ZAG
  2. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes

612 kn - 2.645 kn

Fly Prague to Zadar, bus  •  7h 18m

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

606 kn - 2.024 kn

Fly Prague to Split, bus  •  10h 22m

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

669 kn - 1.745 kn

Train to Vienna, fly to Zagreb, night bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes

696 kn - 3.892 kn

Fly Prague to Rijeka, bus, night bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rijeka (RJK) PRG - RJK
  2. Take the bus from Hreljin to Karlovac
  3. Take the night bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes

942 kn - 3.745 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 1 000 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 12h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to fly and bus which costs 2 100 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 7h 18m.

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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 Plitvice Lakes via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 19m.

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The distance between Prague and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 586 km. The road distance is 819.4 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 12h 19m and costs 1 000 Kč - 1 400 Kč.

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It takes approximately 12h 19m 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, depart from Prague, Prague Main station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 819 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Prague to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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  • Distance: 585.9 km
  • Duration: 12h 19m

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 Plitvice Lakes in around 12h 19m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Prague to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Vienna, Split
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Zagreb, Split
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Split
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.100 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Prague to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 4.300 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 12.000 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.700 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 9.000 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.200 kn
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Prague to Zadar via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
440 kn - 3.300 kn
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Prague to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.200 kn
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Split
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.100 kn
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 270 kn
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
70 kn - 110 kn
1st Class
170 kn - 270 kn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
9h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 kn - 290 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 kn - 85 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
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
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Varaždin to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Hreljin to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Phone
+00385 47 777 276
Email
autopromet.slunj@gmail.com
Website
autopromet.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Prague to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
290 kn - 410 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com

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

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There are 928+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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