Zadar to Plitvice Lakes

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Between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes we found up to 7 bus departures. The earliest bus departure from Zadar is at 08:00 arriving to Plitvice Lakes at 09:45 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 18:00 and arrives at 19:55 the same day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €7 to €14. Discounted tickets for children and students are available on some departures. Children tickets are currently €7. Student tickets are currently €13. From Zadar we also offer private transfers to help you get safely and comfortably to your destination.

Traveling by bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes

The shortest travel distance between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes is 151 km. The fastest bus which departs at 08:00 has a travel time of 01:45h. The longest travel time on the route is 02:40h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: toilet, bicycle and seat belts. While some of the buses are direct, there are also the ones which stop for a short break in Udbina, Policnik and Posedarje.

Bus companies

There is a total of 4 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have been rated 710 times. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.


Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Zadar or Plitvice Lakes, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the departure station and stops Zadar here

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  Plitvice Lakes

You can see information about the arrival station and stops Plitvice Lakes here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €7 (One-Way) or €16 (Return).
Child ticket: €7 (One-Way) or €14 (Return).
Student ticket: €13 (One-Way) or €22 (Return).

Trip reviews from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes

Over 710 like-minded travellers have taken the time to leave their thoughts and review their trip from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes. The average rating based on recent reviews is 8. You can read a few of the user submitted reviews for the companies operating the route below.
10 By Jessica
It’s very on time at Zadar bus station. It would be good if have one stop at old town. At destination, there is a drop at Mukinje which is near our stay.....
10 By Marina
There weren't that many people so the bus driver was able to talk to us and tell us all about Croatia....I don't like that the bus tickets and online it doesn't give you a map to find where to get the busses.
10 By Anonymous

Fantastic bus

Easy to find, wifi on board was really good and comfy seats...

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Other ways of traveling between Zadar and Plitvice Lakes

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Plitvice Lakes below.

Private Transfers from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes

If you're traveling with a lot of luggage, or prefer the advantage of having door to door service, we also offer affordable private transfers from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes starting from 171 € where you are able to organize a Standard, Standard and Minibus vehicle for your journey. You can see some of the transfer offers below.

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