There are 4 ways to get from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station by ferry, train, bus or car

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

Ferry, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pula to Venice
  2. Take the ferry from S. Zaccaria to Ferrovia "D" 5.2 / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$105 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Bologna, Bologna 418

$27 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Pula to Divača
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$46 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station 263.8 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station is to bus which costs 170 kn - 290 kn and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station is to drive which costs 400 kn - 600 kn and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pula and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Divača, Trieste Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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The distance between Pula and Bologna Centrale Station is 202 km. The road distance is 422.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station without a car is to ferry and train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 650 kn - 950 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station, including transfers.

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Pula to Bologna Centrale Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pula station.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station.
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  • Distance: 126.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Pula, Croatia and Bologna Centrale Station, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pula to Bologna Centrale Station via Divača, Trieste, Trieste Centrale, and Venezia Mestre in around 9 h 21 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Pula to Divača
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $20
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Pula to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from S. Zaccaria to Ferrovia "D"
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
actv.avmspa.it

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