Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes

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Between Zagreb and Plitvice Lakes we found up to 16 bus departures. The earliest bus departure from Zagreb is at 05:45 arriving to Plitvice Lakes at 08:10 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 21:30 and arrives at 23:15 the same day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €7 to €17. Discounted tickets for children and students are available on some departures. Children tickets are currently €7. Student tickets are currently €13. From Zagreb we also offer private transfers to help you get safely and comfortably to your destination.

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes

The shortest travel distance between Zagreb and Plitvice Lakes is 138 km. The fastest bus which departs at 21:30 has a travel time of 01:45h. The longest travel time on the route is 02:37h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: toilet, seat belts and free coffee or juice. While some of the buses are direct, there are also the ones which stop for a short break in Karlovac, Krnjak and Slunj.

Bus companies

There is a total of 8 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have been rated 1663 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 Zagreb 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 Zagreb here

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

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €7 (One-Way) or €15 (Return).
Child ticket: €7 (One-Way) or €14 (Return).
Student ticket: €13 (One-Way) or €22 (Return).

Trip reviews from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes

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Over 1663 like-minded travellers have taken the time to leave their thoughts and review their trip from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes. The average rating based on recent reviews is 8.5. You can read a few of the user submitted reviews for the companies operating the route below.
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Other popular destinations from Plitvice Lakes

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Plitvice Lakes, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

Other ways of traveling between Zagreb 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 Zagreb 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 Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes starting from 160 € where you are able to organize a , and vehicle for your journey. You can see some of the transfer offers below.

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