There are 5 ways to get from Novalja to Venice by ferry, bus, train, car ferry, car 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, train  •  8 h 49 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

$24 - $47

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Venice, Venice N535

$37 - $63

Catamaran, train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka
  2. Take the train from Rijeka to Pivka
  3. Take the train from Pivka to Trieste
  4. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$30 - $55

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

Catamaran, shuttle  •  8 h 8 min

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

$50 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Novalja to Venice is to Catamaran and bus and train which costs 150 kn - 300 kn and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Novalja to Venice is to car ferry and drive which costs 320 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 Zadar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 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 and train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs 150 kn - 300 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Novalja to Venice, including transfers.

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Novalja to Venice bus services, operated by Antonio Tours, depart from Novalja station.

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

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There are 4081+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Novalja to Venice.
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  • Distance: 139.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Novalja to Venice via Zadar in around 10 h 20 min.

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
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $13
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
4 times a day
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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