There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus via Rijeka  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
  4. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$36 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Zagreb 427 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$29 - $137

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Train, bus Globtour  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste Zob to Karlovac Zob
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$35 - $59

Bus via Buzet  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Buzet
  2. Take the bus from Buzet to Karlovac
  3. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park

Train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Vrhovine

$124 - $199

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park 248.4 miles

$55 - $90

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 26 min

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

$122 - $416

Fly to Split, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Split (SPU) VCE - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park

$85 - $452

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to train and bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Venice and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 265 km. The road distance is 397.5 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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

You can take a bus from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb and Plitvička Jezera in around 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Villach Hbf, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Zagreb, and Vrhovine in around 12 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Buzet to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$124
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
globtour.com
Brusutti
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Venice to Buzet
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
brusutti.com
Croatia Bus
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 - $26
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com

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