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There are 9 ways to get from Piran to Makarska by bus, shuttle, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Piran to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Makarska

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Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Pula
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Piran to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split
  4. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Koper to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split
  4. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Portorož to Pula bus station
  2. Take the bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Drive

  1. Drive from Piran to Makarska

Shuttle to Pula, fly, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Split (SPU)
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Fly from Trieste, bus

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Split (SPU)
  2. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Shuttle, shuttle to Zagreb, fly, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU)
  4. Take the bus from Split to Makarska
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International entry into Croatia from Slovenia

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Slovenia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Slovenia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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 mandatory.

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, but conditions apply when returning to Slovenia from Croatia.

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Last updated: 10 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Piran to Makarska is to bus which costs €26 - €70 and takes 13h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Piran to Makarska is to drive. Taking this option will cost €55 - €85 and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Piran to Makarska. However, there are services departing from Piran and arriving at Makarska via Ljubljana bus station and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 39m.

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The distance between Piran and Makarska is 370 km. The road distance is 549.8 km.

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The best way to get from Piran to Makarska without a car is to bus which takes 13h 39m and costs €26 - €70.

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It takes approximately 13h 39m to get from Piran to Makarska, including transfers.

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Piran to Makarska bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, depart from Piran station.

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There is no direct flight from Pula Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Piran to Makarska is 550 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Piran to Makarska.

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  • Distance: 369.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 39m

What companies run services between Piran, Slovenia and Makarska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Piran to Makarska via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana, Ljubljana bus station, and Zagreb in around 13h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Trieste to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Trieste to Split via Munich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 800 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.400 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 800 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 kn - 800 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Trieste to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.700 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Trieste to Split via Naples
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
180 kn - 1.200 kn
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 250 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
75 kn - 95 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Train from Koper to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 kn - 140 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
75 kn - 95 kn
Regional Train Ticket
65 kn - 85 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
110 kn - 140 kn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 350 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Piran to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
95 kn - 120 kn
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Piran to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 100 kn
Website
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Piran to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 150 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
75 kn - 110 kn
Premium
90 kn - 130 kn
Family&friends
100 kn - 150 kn
Bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 270 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
140 kn - 200 kn
Premium
170 kn - 230 kn
Family&friends
190 kn - 270 kn
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 Ljubljana bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 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
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
Night bus from Portorož to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 85 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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Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
Union Ivkoni
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
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Promet Makarska
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
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Promet Makarska
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Phone
+387 36 651-393
Email
info@globtour.com
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Makarska Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 200 kn
Website
Globtour
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Makarska Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
Globtour
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 310 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Portorož to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 240 kn
Private
550 kn - 1.100 kn
Shuttle from Portorož to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 240 kn
Private
500 kn - 1.000 kn
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 240 kn
Private
550 kn - 1.100 kn
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
210 kn - 1.700 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
210 kn - 270 kn
Private
850 kn - 1.700 kn
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Split
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 390 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr

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