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There are 3 ways to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus or car

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Bus Prijevoz Knežević  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera

$7 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus Globtour  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2

$6 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park 83.2 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 40 kn - 85 kn and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 100 kn - 160 kn and takes 1 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Plitvička Jezera. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 90 km. The road distance is 133.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 17 min and costs 50 kn - 100 kn.

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The bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Zadar Zob station.

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Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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There are 789+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 56.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

Prijevoz Knežević operates a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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