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There are 13 ways to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula by train, plane, ferry, shuttle, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Pula  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Pula (PUY) CGN - PUY

486 kn - 1.930 kn

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund Steinstrasse to Rijeka Central Bus Station Dortmund Steinstrasse - Rijeka Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Pula

419 kn - 650 kn

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Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Pula  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Pula (PUY) FRA - PUY

652 kn - 2.450 kn

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Venice, ferry  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Venice (VCE) DUS - VCE
  3. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

1.047 kn - 2.118 kn

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trieste (TRS) FRA - TRS
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Rovinj

1.046 kn - 4.910 kn

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Rijeka, bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Rijeka (RJK) DUS - RJK
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka to Pula

1.122 kn - 3.603 kn

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to Pula  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Pula (PUY) RTM - PUY

1.211 kn - 5.418 kn

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Venice, ferry  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE
  4. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

896 kn - 2.375 kn

Train, ferry  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the train from Soest to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb
  3. Take the ferry from Ferrovia to P.le Roma "G" 2/ / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

1.635 kn - 2.282 kn

Train, bus  •  21h 23m

  1. Take the train from Wanne-Eickel Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the bus from Villach Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station Frankfurt - Pula

773 kn - 1.473 kn

Train  •  22h 2m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Koeln Messe/Deutz Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana 211 / ...
  4. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divaca Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Divaca to Pula

971 kn - 1.555 kn

Bus via Ljubljana  •  22h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Ljubljana bus station N885
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Pula Central Bus Station Frankfurt - Pula / ...

448 kn - 547 kn

Drive  •  10h 48m

  1. Drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula 1223.3 km

1.000 kn - 1.500 kn

Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula by bus and train

The journey time between Dortmund Airport (DTM) and Pula is around 35h 53m and covers a distance of around 1338 km. The fastest journey normally takes 35h 53m. Operated by DSW21-Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG, National Express, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula service departs from Dortmund Airport/Terminal and arrives in Pula. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
35h 53m
Fastest journey time:
35h 53m
Journey distance:
1338 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
70 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
22:50
Last service departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula bus and train 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
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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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 Pula is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Pula 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula is to bus via Ljubljana which costs €55 - €75 and takes 22h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula is to train and fly which costs €65 - €260 and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula station. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Airport/Terminal and arriving at Pula Central Bus Station via Dortmund central bus station and Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 22m.

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The distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) and Pula is 871 km. The road distance is 1223.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula without a car is to train and ferry which takes 18h 21m and costs €210 - €310.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula, including transfers.

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund central bus station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula is to train which takes 22h 2m and costs €120 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus via Ljubljana, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 22h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Pula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Pula Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula.
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  • Distance: 871 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany and Pula, Croatia?

You can take a train from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula via Holzwickede, Holzwickede Bf, Holzwickede, Koeln Messe/Deutz, Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Villach Hbf, Ljubljana, and Divaca in around 22h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula via Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund central bus station, Ljubljana bus station, and Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja in around 22h 22m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18.000 kn - 37.000 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 kn - 1.900 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.000 kn
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.200 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.900 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.100 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.800 kn
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 kn - 190 kn
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
85 kn - 110 kn
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
260 kn - 370 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 kn - 340 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Soest to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.100 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130 kn - 320 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
130 kn - 190 kn
1st Class
220 kn - 320 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
75 kn - 180 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
1st Class
130 kn - 180 kn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
370 kn - 550 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
270 kn - 380 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24 kn - 35 kn
Website
Eurobahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
380 kn - 550 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wanne-Eickel Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 kn - 900 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
600 kn - 850 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 330 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Divaca
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 kn - 110 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
60 kn - 75 kn
Regional Train Ticket
45 kn - 60 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
85 kn - 110 kn
Train from Divaca to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 75 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
40 kn - 55 kn
Regional Train Ticket
45 kn - 60 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
60 kn - 75 kn
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Rovinj
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
270 kn - 2.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
270 kn - 290 kn
Private
900 kn - 2.200 kn
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Villach Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 230 kn
Book at
Nomago
Economy
110 kn - 170 kn
Premium
140 kn - 200 kn
Family&friends
160 kn - 230 kn
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 190 kn
Book at
Nomago
Economy
95 kn - 140 kn
Premium
110 kn - 160 kn
Family&friends
130 kn - 190 kn
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 Dortmund central bus station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
350 kn - 430 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 120 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dortmund Steinstrasse to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
360 kn - 500 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula is 1223 km. It takes approximately 10h 48m to drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Pula.

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