There are 9 ways to get from Nice to Pula by train, ferry, bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 2 ferry, ferry via Milano Centrale  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr
  3. Take the line 2 ferry from P.le Roma to Sacca Fisola DX 4.1 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

$145 - $230

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Bologna, Bologna 482
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Pula 418

$62 - $102

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Train  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Buzet to Pula

$99 - $167

Train SNCF, line 2 ferry, ferry  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Verona Porta Nuova R
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia Reg / ...
  3. Take the line 2 ferry from Ferrovia "A" to Sacca Fisola DX 4.1 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

$134 - $228

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Pula

$100 - $150

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Pula 527.2 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Pula  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Pula (PUY) NCE - PUY

$76 - $301

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$92 - $697

Fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Trieste (TRS) NCE - TRS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Rovinj

$237 - $1,112

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice and arriving at Pula. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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The distance between Nice and Pula is 540 km. The road distance is 843.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Pula without a car is to train and line 2 ferry and ferry which takes 12 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 24 min to get from Nice to Pula, including transfers.

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Nice to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Pula is to train which takes 14 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Pula Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Pula is 843 km. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Nice to Pula.

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Croatia Airlines, Edelweiss Air, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Pula Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Pula.
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  • Distance: 337.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 24 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Pula, Croatia?

You can take a train from Nice to Pula via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, Trieste Centrale, Trieste, Buzet, and Buzet in around 14 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Pula via Aéroport T.2, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, and Bologna, Bologna in around 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Pula via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Nice to Pula via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Pula via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Nice to Pula via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Pula via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Pula via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Pula via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Buzet to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Pula
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$250 - $460
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Rovinj
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$41 - $45
Private
$140 - $340
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from P.le Roma to Sacca Fisola DX
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from Ferrovia "A" to Sacca Fisola DX
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
actv.avmspa.it

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