There are 6 ways to get from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kaštel Stari to Vrhovine

$100 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus Autoherc  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Trogir to Plitvička Jezera

$13 - $51

4 alternative options

Bus Prijevoz Knežević  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$23 - $28

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Trogir to Plitvička Jezera

$19 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park 142.9 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, bus  •  4 h 16 min

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

$68 - $286

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No, there is no direct bus from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Split Airport and arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Split Airport (SPU) and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 159 km. The road distance is 228.6 km.

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The best way to get from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, arrive at Plitvice Lakes National Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 229 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Split Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Map of how to get from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Split Airport (SPU), Croatia and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, Prijevoz Knežević operates a bus from Split Airport (SPU) to Plitvice Lakes National Park twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Kaštel Stari to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$25 - $35
Bus operators
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 - $25
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 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 Trogir to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com

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