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

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

Car ferry, drive, train, taxi  •  37 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Naples
  2. Drive from Naples to Ancona
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split
  4. Take the train from Split to Vrhovine
  5. Take a taxi from Vrhovine to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$251 - $365

Cheapest option

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  10 h 54 min

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

$94 - $521

8 alternative options

Car ferry, drive, train, bus  •  34 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to San Feliciano
  3. Take the train from Terontola Cortona to Trieste Centrale Ic
  4. Take the bus from Trieste Zob to Karlovac Zob
  5. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$165 - $233

Car ferry, bus  •  41 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Amalfi to Roma 23R
  3. Take the bus from Rome to Trieste 540
  4. Take the bus from Trieste Zob to Karlovac Zob
  5. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$217 - $315

Car ferry, bus via Ljubljana  •  41 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Amalfi to Roma 23R
  3. Take the bus from Romе Tiburtina to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
  4. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb 954 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$228 - $333

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Olbia
  2. Take the car ferry from Olbia to Civitavecchia
  3. Drive from Civitavecchia to Ancona
  4. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51
  5. Drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$162 - $270

Fly to Split, bus  •  12 h 2 min

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

$167 - $417

Bus, fly to Venice  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula Via Corinaldi 38 to Cagliari Autostazione Arst
  2. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Venice (VCE) CAG - VCE
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$110 - $871

Fly to Trieste, shuttle, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Trieste (TRS) CAG - TRS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$225 - $911

Bus, fly to Venice Treviso  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula Via Corinaldi 38 to Cagliari Autostazione Arst
  2. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CAG - TSF
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$100 - $851

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

There is no direct connection from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, you can take the bus to Cagliari Autostazione Arst, take the walk to Cagliari, take the car ferry to Naples, take the drive to Ancona, take the car ferry to Split, take the drive to Split, take the train to Vrhovine, then take the taxi to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Cagliari Autostazione Arst, take the walk to Cagliari, take the car ferry to Civitavecchia, take the drive to San Feliciano, take the bus to Terontola Stazione, take the walk to Terontola Cortona, take the train to Trieste Centrale, take the walk to Trieste Zob, take the bus to Karlovac Zob, take the walk to Karlovac, take the bus to Plitvička Jezera, then take the walk to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Rome, Split
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Cagliari to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Cagliari to Split via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Cagliari to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Cagliari to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cagliari to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cagliari to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cagliari to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Cagliari to Split via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Cagliari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Cagliari to Trieste via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cagliari to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Cagliari to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Cagliari to Venice Treviso via Bari
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cagliari to Split via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Cagliari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cagliari to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Cagliari to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Cagliari to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Cagliari to Split via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autoherc
Website
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
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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 Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Amalfi to Roma
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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 - $26
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
ARST Spa - Trasporti Regionali Della Sardegna
Phone
800 865 042
Email
informazioni@arst.sardegna.it
Website
arst.sardegna.it
Bus from Pula Via Corinaldi 38 to Cagliari Autostazione Arst
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arstspa.info
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Cagliari to Naples
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Cagliari to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Olbia to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$47
Vehicle
$70
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Car ferry from Olbia to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
mobylines.com
Standard car
$40 - $65
Low season
$30 - $45
High season
$45 - $75
Other operators
Taxi from Vrhovine to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pula and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 852 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to car ferry and drive and train and bus which costs 140€ - 200€ and takes 34 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to fly and bus which takes 10 h 54 min and costs 80€ - 450€.

It takes approximately 37 h 42 min to get from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.