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There are 5 ways to get from Croatia to Pula by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 4m

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY

393 kn - 803 kn

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Night bus  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Pula 940

95 kn - 160 kn

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Pula 940 / ...

100 kn - 220 kn

Train  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Dobova to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divača
  3. Take the train from Divača to Pula

193 kn - 279 kn

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Pula 168.6 miles

210 kn - 310 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Pula is to bus which costs 100 kn - 220 kn and takes 4h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Pula is to fly which costs 390 kn - 850 kn and takes 2h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Pula. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Pula. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Pula via Dobova, Ljubljana and Divača. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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The distance between Croatia and Pula is 260 km. The road distance is 269.7 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Pula without a car is to bus which takes 4h 1m and costs 100 kn - 220 kn.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Croatia to Pula, including transfers.

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Croatia to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Pula train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Dobova station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Pula is to fly which takes 2h 4m and costs 390 kn - 850 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100 kn - 220 kn and takes 4h 1m, you could also train, which costs 190 kn - 280 kn and takes 9h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Pula.
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  • Distance: 162.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

What companies run services between Croatia and Pula, Croatia?

Croatia Airlines flies from Zadar to Pula twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Pula every 4 hours. Tickets cost 100 kn - 180 kn and the journey takes 4h 1m. Nine other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280 kn - 800 kn
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Dobova to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 kn - 90 kn
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Divača
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Divača to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 90 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
60 kn - 90 kn
1st Class
95 kn - 130 kn
Bus operators
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 Pula
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 180 kn
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 Pula
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 240 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Pula Zob
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
190 kn - 290 kn
Website
Fils
Polet Vinkovci
Phone
+385 (0) 32 308 935
Email
polet@polet.hr
Website
polet.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
351 kn
Schedules at
polet.hr

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The quickest flight from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport is the direct flight which takes 35m.

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Croatia to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Pula station.

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Croatia to Pula train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Pula station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Pula is 270 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Croatia to Pula.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport.

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Book your Croatia to Pula bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 8729+ hotels available in Pula. Prices start at 334 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Zadar Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs 24 kn.

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