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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the train from Rovereto to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Trieste Centrale Fr
  3. Take the bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Opatija Central Bus Station 944
  4. Take the bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Vrelo Borje

478 kn - 1.239 kn

Cheapest option

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Zagreb, night bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Rovereto to Bergamo
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Zagreb (ZAG) BGY - ZAG
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

294 kn - 1.621 kn

8 alternative options

Train, bus via Venice  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the train from Rovereto to Venezia Mestre Ecb
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka to Plitvička Jezera

343 kn - 461 kn

Bus  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Rovereto to Gardaland 407
  2. Take the bus from Gardaland to Udine 410
  3. Take the bus from Udine to Opatija 944
  4. Take the bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Vrelo Borje

459 kn - 608 kn

Drive  •  6h 24m

  1. Drive from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park 572.4 km

500 kn - 800 kn

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Zadar, bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Rovereto to Bergamo
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Zadar (ZAD) BGY - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera

584 kn - 1.039 kn

Train, shuttle to Pula, fly to Zadar, bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the train from Rovereto to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  4. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD
  5. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera

928 kn - 5.309 kn

Train, shuttle to Pula, fly to Zagreb, night bus  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Rovereto to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  4. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zagreb (ZAG) PUY - ZAG
  5. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

768 kn - 4.991 kn

Train to Bologna, fly to Zadar, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rovereto to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Zadar (ZAD) BLQ - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera

570 kn - 2.176 kn

Shuttle, bus  •  14h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trento - Stazione FS Piazza Dante to Treviso Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Rijeka
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka to Plitvička Jezera

631 kn - 4.048 kn

Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Rovereto and Plitvice Lakes National Park is around 23h 24m and covers a distance of around 618 km. The fastest journey normally takes 18h 36m. Services are operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, FlixBus and Croatia Bus Domestic. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 24m
Fastest journey time:
18h 36m
Journey distance:
618 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
343 kn
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:19
Last service departs at:
16:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park train, bus and walk schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plitvice Lakes National Park is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plitvice Lakes National Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plitvice Lakes National Park is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

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The cheapest way to get from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus and fly and night bus which costs €35 - €220 and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 6h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Rovereto and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Gardaland, Udine, Opatija Central Bus Station and Borje Motel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 51m.

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It is 375 km from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park. It is approximately 572.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 45m and costs €60 - €170.

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It takes approximately 10h 45m to get from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rovereto station.

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The quickest flight from Milan Bergamo Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., arrive at Vrelo Borje station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 572 km. It takes approximately 6h 24m to drive from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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  • Distance: 374.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 45m

What companies run services between Rovereto, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Rovereto to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Gardaland, Udine, Opatija Central Bus Station, Vrelo Borje, Borje Motel, and Plitvička Jezera in around 12h 51m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100 kn - 420 kn
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
230 kn - 700 kn
Flights from Bologna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 kn - 900 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
270 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270 kn - 1.800 kn
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rovereto to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
95 kn - 140 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rovereto to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rovereto to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Rovereto to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 kn - 80 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
70 kn - 80 kn
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55 kn - 120 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
105 kn - 120 kn
Train from Rovereto to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90 kn - 190 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
170 kn - 190 kn
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Rovereto to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 310 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
70 kn - 95 kn
Base Standard
170 kn - 230 kn
Base Premium
210 kn - 310 kn
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
160 kn - 220 kn
Base Standard
300 kn - 410 kn
Base Premium
370 kn - 550 kn
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90 kn - 360 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
90 kn - 130 kn
Base Standard
200 kn - 270 kn
Base Premium
250 kn - 360 kn
Train from Rovereto to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 450 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
120 kn - 170 kn
Base Standard
250 kn - 340 kn
Base Premium
310 kn - 450 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Rovereto to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 250 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
100 kn - 140 kn
Smart Low Cost
80 kn - 120 kn
Smart Flex
180 kn - 250 kn
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95 kn - 290 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
110 kn - 160 kn
Smart Low Cost
95 kn - 140 kn
Smart Flex
210 kn - 290 kn
Train from Rovereto to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 350 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
130 kn - 190 kn
Smart Low Cost
110 kn - 170 kn
Smart Flex
250 kn - 350 kn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 480 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Opatija Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Vrelo Borje
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
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 Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rovereto to Gardaland
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gardaland to Udine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine to Opatija
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rovereto to Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 95 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
300 kn - 3.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
300 kn - 330 kn
Private
1.600 kn - 3.100 kn
Shuttle from Trento - Stazione FS Piazza Dante to Treviso Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
240 kn - 1.500 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
240 kn - 260 kn
Private
800 kn - 1.500 kn
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn

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