There are 8 ways to get from Pula to Istanbul by plane, night bus, bus, train 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.

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Fly from Pula  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Istanbul (IST) PUY - IST

$81 - $355

7 alternative options

Fly from Venice  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Istanbul (IST) VCE - IST

$134 - $810

Fly from Ljubljana  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Istanbul (IST) LJU - IST

$136 - $586

Night bus to Zagreb, fly  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from Pula to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Istanbul (IST) ZAG - IST

$125 - $356

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  28 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul

$92 - $134

Bus Florentia Bus  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Trieste 418
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$127 - $251

Bus, train  •  30 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Celje
  2. Take the train from Celje to Graz Hbf Ec
  3. Take the bus from Graz to Istanbul

$116 - $125

Drive  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Istanbul 1001.8 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pula to Istanbul is to bus which costs 550 kn - 900 kn and takes 28 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Istanbul is to fly which costs 850 kn - 3.800 kn and takes 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pula to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Istanbul via Trieste and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 2 min.

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The distance between Pula and Istanbul is 1300 km. The road distance is 1602.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pula to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 44 min and costs 550 kn - 900 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Pula to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Pula to Istanbul bus services, operated by Fils, depart from Pula station.

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The best way to get from Pula to Istanbul is to fly which takes 8 h 40 min and costs 500 kn - 2.300 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 kn - 900 kn and takes 28 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pula Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Pula to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 812.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

What companies run services between Pula, Croatia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Pula to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pula to Istanbul via Skopje, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 28 h 44 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Venice to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Osijek, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pula to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pula to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Pula to Skopje
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Pula to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
fils.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Brusutti
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Pula to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
brusutti.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Trieste to Sofia
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Marprom
Phone
080 11 16
Website
marprom.si
Bus from Pula to Celje
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
marprom.si
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Graz to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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