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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Novalja by plane, bus, ferry, train, car or car ferry

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Fly to Zadar, bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zadar (ZAD) BER - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Briševo to Novalja

472 kn - 2.051 kn

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Bus, Catamaran  •  20h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Rijeka bus station N958 / ...
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja 9309

463 kn - 558 kn

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Fly to Split, bus  •  10h 17m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Split (SPU) BER - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Novalja Bus Station

540 kn - 1.856 kn

Fly to Rijeka, Catamaran  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rijeka (RJK) BER - RJK
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja

922 kn - 2.591 kn

Train, drive, car ferry  •  22h 19m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Graz Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Plaski Ic
  4. Drive from Plaski to Prizna
  5. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335

1.316 kn - 1.918 kn

Bus  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Senj N883
  2. Take the bus from Senj Central Bus Station to Novalja Bus Station Senj Central Bus Station - Novalja Bus Station

512 kn - 642 kn

Train, Catamaran  •  26h 42m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Rijeka Ic
  3. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja

506 kn - 1.190 kn

Drive  •  12h 48m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Novalja 1383.5 km

1.100 kn - 1.700 kn

Berlin to Novalja by bus, walk and ferry

The journey time between Berlin and Novalja is around 25h 10m and covers a distance of around 1329 km. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 10m. Operated by FlixBus and Jadrolinija, the Berlin to Novalja service departs from Berlin central bus station and arrives in Novalja. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25h 10m
Fastest journey time:
25h 10m
Journey distance:
1329 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
463 kn
Carbon emissions:
155 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:30
Last service departs at:
16:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Novalja bus, walk and ferry schedules

Germany → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, Cyprus, India, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Novalja is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Novalja is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Novalja is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Croatia.

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Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Novalja is to bus and Catamaran which costs €60 - €75 and takes 20h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Novalja is to fly and bus which costs €60 - €280 and takes 7h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Novalja station. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Novalja Bus Station via Senj Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 10m.

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The distance between Berlin and Novalja is 893 km. The road distance is 1383.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Novalja without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 20h 32m and costs €60 - €75.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Berlin to Novalja, including transfers.

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Berlin to Novalja bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Berlin to Novalja bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., arrive at Novalja Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Novalja is 1384 km. It takes approximately 12h 48m to drive from Berlin to Novalja.

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  • Distance: 892.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Novalja, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Novalja via Senj Central Bus Station in around 21h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.400 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.400 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.400 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.400 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
400 kn - 2.100 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
210 kn - 1.200 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zadar via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210 kn - 1.200 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zadar via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
210 kn - 1.200 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.900 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.000 kn
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.500 kn
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
270 kn - 380 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
17h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 750 kn
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
180 kn - 260 kn
1st Class
500 kn - 750 kn
Bus operators
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Novalja Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Senj Central Bus Station to Novalja Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
410 kn - 500 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Senj
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
410 kn - 500 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Novalja
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
50 kn - 65 kn
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14 kn - 18 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
14 kn - 18 kn
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr

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Eurowings, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Novalja. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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