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There are 4 ways to get from Pescara to Makarska by train, car ferry, bus or car

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the train from Pescara Centrale to Ancona Fr / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Pescara to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

2 alternative options

Bus  •  23h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Pescara -Terminal Bus to Rome Tiburtina 574 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Makarska

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 17m

  1. Drive from Pescara to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Drive from Split to Makarska
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International entry into Croatia from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Makarska is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Makarska is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Makarska 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, returning to Italy from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Pescara to Makarska is to bus and car ferry which costs €27 - €50 and takes 17h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Pescara to Makarska is to drive and car ferry which costs €50 - €75 and takes 14h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pescara to Makarska. However, there are services departing from Pescara -Terminal Bus and arriving at Makarska via Rome Tiburtina Bus station and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 50m.

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It is approximately 247 km to get from Pescara to Makarska.

The best way to get from Pescara to Makarska without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 16h 6m and costs €29 - €90.

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It takes approximately 16h 6m to get from Pescara to Makarska, including transfers.

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Pescara to Makarska bus services, operated by Prontobus, depart from Pescara -Terminal Bus station.

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Pescara to Makarska bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Makarska station.

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Book your Pescara to Makarska bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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Map of how to get from Pescara to Makarska.
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  • Distance: 247.5 km
  • Duration: 16h 6m

What companies run services between Pescara, Italy and Makarska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Pescara to Makarska via Rome Tiburtina Bus station and Zagreb in around 23h 50m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pescara Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kn - 400 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
100 kn - 150 kn
Base Standard
230 kn - 310 kn
Base Premium
280 kn - 400 kn
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 Pescara Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 160 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
140 kn - 160 kn
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pescara Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
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Promet Makarska
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
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Promet Makarska
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Makarska bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pescara to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 120 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
310 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 kn - 220 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autotransport Šibenik
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
200 kn - 310 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Book at
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Book at
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Pescara to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
260 kn - 360 kn
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
AL-TRANS
Phone
+38 (032) 221-68-58
Email
altransinfo@gmail.com
Website
al-trans.com.ua
Bus from Pescara to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
al-trans.com.ua
Prontobus
Phone
+39 329 8631455
Email
info@prontobusitalia.it
Website
prontobusitalia.it
Bus from Pescara -Terminal Bus to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
180 kn - 260 kn
Schedules at
prontobusitalia.it
Ferry operators

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