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

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Bus Autoherc  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera 933

$6 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  2 h 22 min

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

$8 - $16

Train, bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Karlovac
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera

$10 - $14

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 40 kn - 85 kn and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park is to bus which costs 40 kn - 85 kn and takes 1 h 50 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 1 h 45 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 1 h 50 min and costs 40 kn - 85 kn.

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The bus from Zagreb to Plitvička Jezera takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park bus services, operated by Autoherc, 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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There are 920+ hotels available in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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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: 1 h 50 min

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

Autoherc operates a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park 4 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Autoherc
Website
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
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
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 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Plitvička Jezera
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus

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