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There are 11 ways to get from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus, night bus, night train, shuttle, car or plane

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Train, bus, night bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Wien Hbf Eic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Zagreb
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

332 kn - 502 kn

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Bus  •  15h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Żory to Karlovac
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera 975 / ...

Train, bus  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Wien Hbf Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Karlovac Centar Re
  4. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera 975

705 kn - 1.052 kn

Night train, shuttle  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the night train from Chalupki to Budapest-Keleti Nj
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Plitvička Jezera Eurobusways

719 kn - 1.324 kn

Train, night train, bus  •  17h 32m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Ic
  2. Take the night train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

806 kn - 1.156 kn

Drive  •  8h 45m

  1. Drive from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park 828.7 km

600 kn - 950 kn

Train to Vienna, fly to Zagreb, night bus  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

967 kn - 3.132 kn

Train, train to Krakow, fly to Zagreb, night bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Katowice
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
  3. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Zagreb (ZAG) KRK - ZAG
  4. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

681 kn - 2.058 kn

Train to Vienna, fly to Zadar, bus  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zadar (ZAD) VIE - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera

632 kn - 3.447 kn

Train to Vienna, fly to Graz, shuttle, night bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb
  4. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

1.177 kn - 4.592 kn

Train to Katowice, fly to Split, bus  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Rybnik to Katowice
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Split (SPU) KTW - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera

373 kn - 1.411 kn

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Poland.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Poland from Croatia.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to train and bus and night bus which costs 190 zł - 300 zł and takes 12h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive. Taking this option will cost 370 zł - 550 zł and takes 8h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Rybnik Śródmieście Bazylika and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Żory and Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 48m.

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The distance between Rybnik and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 620 km. The road distance is 828.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to train and bus and night bus which takes 12h 5m and costs 190 zł - 300 zł.

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It takes approximately 12h 5m to get from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by GlobTourist, depart from Żory station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 829 km. It takes approximately 8h 45m to drive from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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  • Distance: 620 km
  • Duration: 12h 5m

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

You can take a bus from Rybnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Żory Dworzec Autobusowy, Żory, Karlovac, and Plitvička Jezera in around 15h 48m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.000 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.000 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.800 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.800 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.300 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
170 kn - 4.400 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
170 kn - 1.100 kn
Train operators
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Rybnik to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 150 kn
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
80 kn - 100 kn
1st Class
110 kn - 150 kn
Train from Rybnik to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 150 kn
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
80 kn - 100 kn
1st Class
110 kn - 150 kn
Train from Rybnik to Katowice
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60 kn - 100 kn
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
60 kn - 75 kn
1st Class
80 kn - 100 kn
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 kn - 110 kn
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
65 kn - 80 kn
1st Class
85 kn - 110 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 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
650 kn - 900 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Rybnik to Katowice
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55 kn - 80 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Chalupki to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
300 kn - 400 kn
Website
Nightjet
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Rybnik to Katowice
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kolśląsk
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Kolśląsk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Rybnik to Katowice
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19 kn - 29 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
19 kn - 23 kn
Business
24 kn - 29 kn
1st Class
24 kn - 29 kn
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29 kn - 50 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
29 kn - 40 kn
Business
35 kn - 50 kn
1st Class
40 kn - 50 kn
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Phone
61- 27-92-700
Email
biuro@koleje-wielkopolskie.com.pl
Website
kolejedolnoslaskie.pl
Train from Rybnik to Katowice
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Rybnik to Katowice
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12 kn - 40 kn
Website
LEO Express
Economy
12 kn - 18 kn
Economy Plus
21 kn - 35 kn
Business
18 kn - 26 kn
Premium
27 kn - 40 kn
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19 kn - 65 kn
Website
LEO Express
Economy
19 kn - 28 kn
Economy Plus
30 kn - 50 kn
Business
30 kn - 45 kn
Premium
45 kn - 65 kn
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19 kn - 27 kn
Website
Polregio
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 Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
180 kn - 270 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
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
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GlobTourist
Phone
+48 94 354 54 19
Email
info@globtourist.com
Website
globtourist.com
Bus from Żory to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
globtourist.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 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 Karlovac Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Plitvice Jezera Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45 kn - 65 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
410 kn - 900 kn
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 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 Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
240 kn - 2.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
240 kn - 290 kn
Private
1.000 kn - 2.200 kn

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There are 62+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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