There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$27 - $49

9 alternative options

Train, bus via Graz  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Graz to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$51 - $82

Train, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$52 - $82

Train  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Vrhovine

$128 - $177

Bus Autobusni Promet  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Varaždin
  2. Take the bus from Varaždin to Plitvička Jezera

$40 - $62

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park 305.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  5 h 24 min

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

$112 - $434

Fly to Graz, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$123 - $624

Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$128 - $644

Fly to Split, bus  •  8 h 57 min

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

$130 - $390

Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 374 km. The road distance is 489 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Plitvička Jezera via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb and Plitvička Jezera in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Zagreb, and Vrhovine in around 10 h 46 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Wien Zob Vib to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Graz Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
Bus from Graz - Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Varaždin to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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 Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Graz to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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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