There are 3 ways to get from Novalja to Pula by ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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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Catamaran, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka 9309
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Pula 940 / ...

$19 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Novalja to Senj
  2. Take the bus from Senj to Pula 941

$25 - $53

Carferry, drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the carferry from Zigljen to Prizna 335
  2. Drive from Prizna to Pula

$29 - $44

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Novalja to Pula. However, there are services departing from Novalja and arriving at Pula via Senj. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Novalja and Pula is 89 km.

The best way to get from Novalja to Pula without a car is to Catamaran and bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Novalja to Pula, including transfers.

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Novalja to Pula bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Novalja station.

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Novalja to Pula bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Pula station.

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There are 6611+ hotels available in Pula. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Novalja to Pula.
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  • Distance: 55.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Novalja, Croatia and Pula, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Novalja to Pula. However, you can take the Catamaran to Rijeka then take the bus to Pula. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Novalja to Pula via Senj in around 6 h 5 min.

Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Novalja to Senj
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Senj to Pula
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Bus from Senj to Pula
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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 Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Senj to Pula
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Novalja to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$9 - $12
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Žigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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