There are 3 ways to get from Rab to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Bus and ferry, bus via Plitvička Jezera  •  6 h 2 min

$21 - $38

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 36 min

$18 - $39

1 alternative option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 11 min

$22 - $40

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

There is no direct connection from Rab to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Karlovac, take the bus to Plitvička Jezera, then take the walk to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rab to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Karlovac and Plitvice Lakes National Park in around 6 h 11 min.

Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Rab to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
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
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 Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Ferry operators
Rapska Plovidba
Phone
+385 (0) 51 724 122
Email
rapska-plovidba@ri.t-com.hr
Website
rapska-plovidba.hr
Car ferry from Rab to Stinica
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $16
Schedules at
rapska-plovidba.hr
Adult
$3
Car
$16

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rab and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 69 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rab to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to car ferry and drive which costs 110 kn - 250 kn and takes 2 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Rab to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to car ferry and drive which takes 2 h 36 min and costs 110 kn - 250 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Rab to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Rab and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Rab to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.