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There are 6 ways to get from Novalja to Venice by ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, 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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Catamaran, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka 9309
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Venice, Venice N406

$22 - $34

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Catamaran, bus, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste 406 / ...
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$25 - $52

Bus and ferry, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Novalja to Senj
  2. Take the bus from Senj to Rijeka 941
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka to Venice, Venice

$33 - $51

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna 335
  2. Drive from Prizna to Venice

$52 - $84

Bus, fly, shuttle  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre

$97 - $605

Catamaran, shuttle  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka 9309
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport

$51 - $384

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Novalja to Venice is to Catamaran and bus which costs 140 kn - 220 kn and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Novalja to Venice is to car ferry and drive which costs 330 kn - 550 kn and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Novalja to Venice. However, there are services departing from Novalja and arriving at Venice, Venice via Senj and Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Novalja and Venice is 223 km.

The best way to get from Novalja to Venice without a car is to Catamaran and bus which takes 7 h 44 min and costs 140 kn - 220 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Novalja to Venice, including transfers.

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

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

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Novalja to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice station.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport.

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Map of how to get from Novalja to Venice.
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  • Distance: 139.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Novalja, Croatia and Venice, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Novalja to Venice. However, you can take the Catamaran to Rijeka, take the walk to Rijeka, then take the bus to Venice, Venice. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Novalja to Venice via Rijeka, Rijeka, Trieste, and Trieste Centrale in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
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 Rijeka to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Senj to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Novalja to Senj
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Senj to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$260 - $470
Shuttle from Rijeka to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$200 - $370
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Novalja to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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