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

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Bus Autobusni Promet  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  2 h 22 min

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

$12 - $18

Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Vrhovine

$82 - $102

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park 86.5 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 75 kn - 110 kn and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to drive which costs 100 kn - 160 kn and takes 1 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb 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 Zagreb and Plitvice Lakes National Park is 107 km. The road distance is 138.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 75 kn - 110 kn.

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

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Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 75 kn - 110 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 kn - 700 kn and takes 3 h 3 min.

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Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Plitvička Jezera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park is 138 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 67.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

Autobusni Promet operates a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
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Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Plitvice Lakes Eingang 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
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