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There are 4 ways to get from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train or car

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Bus Prijevoz Knežević  •  3 h 32 min

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

$18 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes 931 / ...

$14 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Vrhovine

$87 - $109

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park 161 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 110 kn - 320 kn and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 200 kn - 300 kn and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Split and arriving at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Split and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 166 km. The road distance is 257.5 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 110 kn - 320 kn.

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The bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The best way to get from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 110 kn - 320 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 kn - 750 kn and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Plitvice Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 258 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Map of how to get from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 103.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

Prijevoz Knežević operates a bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Arriva d.o.o. also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Vrhovine
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$27 - $40
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 Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com

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There are 824+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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