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There are 7 ways to get from Pula to Istanbul by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly from Pula  •  8 h 30 min

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

$66 - $225

6 alternative options

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) VCE - IST

$133 - $802

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) LJU - IST

$136 - $579

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  28 h 44 min

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

$91 - $133

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

$122 - $131

Bus Florentia Bus  •  31 h 37 min

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

$123 - $256

Drive  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Istanbul 1001.8 miles

$200 - $300

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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 shuttle and fly which costs 850 kn - 3.800 kn and takes 7 h 55 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 31 h 37 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 30 min to get from Pula to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pula to Istanbul is to fly which takes 8 h 30 min and costs 420 kn - 1.500 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 Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 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 30 min

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

Croatia Airlines, Turkish Airlines and nine 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 Ataturk via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Oslo
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Pula to Istanbul Ataturk via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Istanbul Ataturk via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$250 - $470
Shuttle from Pula to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$44 - $48
Private
$220 - $400
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
Marprom
Phone
080 11 16
Website
marprom.si
Bus from Pula to Celje
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
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
$71
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Pula to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
$21 - $35
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
$14 - $19
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
$11 - $13
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Pula. It is currently 10:03 PM in Pula and 12:03 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Pula to Istanbul is 1603 km. It takes approximately 15 h 47 min to drive from Pula to Istanbul.

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Air Serbia, Eurowings, Onur Air and six other airlines offer flights from Pula Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2333+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pula to Pula Airport is to shuttle which takes 15 min and costs 60 kn - 90 kn.

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