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There are 6 ways to get from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, night bus, car, train or plane

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Bus, night bus  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Tetovo to Zagreb
  2. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera N975

479 kn - 564 kn

Cheapest option

Bus via Kotor  •  25h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Tetovo to Kotor
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera

390 kn - 603 kn

4 alternative options

Bus  •  21h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Tetovo to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera

534 kn - 639 kn

Drive  •  10h 1m

  1. Drive from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park 1005 km

750 kn - 1.200 kn

Train, fly to Zagreb, night bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Tetovo to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zagreb (ZAG) SKP - ZAG
  3. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

639 kn - 1.711 kn

Train, fly to Zadar, bus  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the train from Tetovo to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zadar (ZAD) SKP - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera

869 kn - 1.929 kn

North Macedonia → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from North Macedonia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
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Conditions of entry into Croatia from North Macedonia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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, returning to North Macedonia from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus and night bus, which costs $75 - $90 and takes 16h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to train and fly and night bus which costs $100 - $280 and takes 9h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Tetovo and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 19m.

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The distance between Tetovo and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 537 km. The road distance is 1005 km.

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The best way to get from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 16h 19m and costs $75 - $90.

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It takes approximately 16h 19m to get from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Hafet Tours, depart from Tetovo station.

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The quickest flight from Skopje Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 1005 km. It takes approximately 10h 1m to drive from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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  • Distance: 537 km
  • Duration: 16h 19m

What companies run services between Tetovo, North Macedonia and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Tetovo to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Split and Plitvička Jezera in around 21h 32m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.700 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.100 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
2.200 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Vaxjo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
480 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Bremen
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
410 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
190 kn - 1.400 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 1.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 kn - 3.600 kn
Train operators
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tetovo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 kn - 480 kn
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Bus from Tetovo to Split
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 kn - 470 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
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
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
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
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Kotor
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 270 kn
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Kotor to Split
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Poličnik to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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Croatia Airlines and Air Serbia offer flights from Skopje Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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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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