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There are 6 ways to get from Pula Airport (PUY) to Novalja by night bus, ferry, bus, shuttle, car, car ferry or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Night bus, Catamaran  •  5h 10m

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

354 kn - 428 kn

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus, Catamaran  •  7h 15m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula Airport to Poreč
  2. Take the bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
  3. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja

149 kn - 231 kn

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Senj 941 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Senj Central Bus Station to Novalja Bus Station Senj Central Bus Station - Novalja Bus Station

444 kn - 628 kn

Bus, Catamaran  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Fazana to Rijeka
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja 9309

415 kn - 435 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Pula Airport (PUY) to Prizna
  2. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335

188 kn - 271 kn

Towncar  •  4h 52m

  1. Take a town car from Pula Airport to Novalja 434.8 km

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The cheapest way to get from Pula Airport (PUY) to Novalja is to shuttle and bus and Catamaran which costs 140 kn - 240 kn and takes 7h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Pula Airport (PUY) to Novalja is to drive and car ferry which takes 3h 37m and costs 180 kn - 280 kn.

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The distance between Pula Airport (PUY) and Novalja is 85 km.

The best way to get from Pula Airport (PUY) to Novalja without a car is to night bus and Catamaran which takes 5h 10m and costs 350 kn - 430 kn.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Pula Airport (PUY) to Novalja, including transfers.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Novalja. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Pula Airport (PUY) to Novalja.
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  • Distance: 85 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Pula Airport (PUY), Croatia and Novalja, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Pula Airport (PUY) to Novalja via Pula and Senj Central Bus Station in around 6h 32m.

Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Pula bus station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
60 kn - 75 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pula bus station to Senj
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 110 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Senj
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Shuttle from Pula Airport to Poreč
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50 kn - 80 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Senj Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Senj Central Bus Station to Novalja Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 65 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Poreč to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Polet Vinkovci
Phone
+385 (0) 32 308 935
Email
polet@polet.hr
Website
polet.hr
Bus from Fazana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
351 kn
Schedules at
polet.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Novalja
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
50 kn - 65 kn
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14 kn - 18 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
14 kn - 18 kn
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Pula Airport to Novalja

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