There are 5 ways to get from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, ferry 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 Arriva d.o.o.  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Karlovac 940
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$17 - $27

Cheapest option

Catamaran, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Pula to Zadar 9141
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$9 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Fužine
  2. Take the train from Fužine to Ostarije
  3. Take the train from Ostarije to Vrhovine

$81 - $102

Bus Brioni Pula  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Posedarje
  2. Take the bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera

$33 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park 172.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to Catamaran and bus which costs 50 kn - 120 kn and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 210 kn - 320 kn.

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The distance between Pula and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 140 km. The road distance is 277 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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

You can take a bus from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Karlovac and Plitvička Jezera in around 5 h 31 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Fužine to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
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 Pula to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Bus from Pula to Fužine
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Pula to Posedarje
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pula to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Posedarje
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Posedarje to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Ferry operators
Catarman Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr

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