There are 6 ways to get from Pula to Lake Garda by ferry, train, car ferry, car, plane, shuttle or taxi

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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Ferry, train, car ferry  •  7 h 47 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 Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$104 - $161

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 16 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 Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$44 - $93

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Lake Garda 285.1 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Pula to Verona, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Verona (VRN) PUY - VRN
  2. Drive from Verona to Torri
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$53 - $215

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Verona, drive, car ferry  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula to Rovinj
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Verona (VRN) TRS - VRN
  3. Drive from Verona to Torri
  4. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$159 - $849

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train, taxi  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula to Rovinj
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
  4. Take a taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda

$230 - $726

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pula to Lake Garda is to train and car ferry which costs 270 kn - 600 kn and takes 11 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 430 kn - 650 kn and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Pula and Lake Garda is 263 km. The road distance is 456.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Pula to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Pula Airport to Verona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pula to Lake Garda is 456 km. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from Pula to Lake Garda.

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Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Pula Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 4285+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 164.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 47 min

What companies run services between Pula, Croatia and Lake Garda, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Pula to Lake Garda. However, you can take the ferry to Venice, take the walk to S. Zaccaria, take the ferry to Ferrovia "D", take the walk to Venezia S.Lucia, take the train to Verona Porta Nuova, take the train to Domegliara, take the drive to Torri, take the car ferry to Maderno, then take the drive to Lake Garda. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pula to Lake Garda via Divača, Trieste, Trieste Centrale, Venezia Mestre, Verona Porta Nuova, Domegliara, Torri, and Maderno in around 11 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pula to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Pula to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Pula to Verona via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Pula to Verona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pula to Verona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Pula to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
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
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
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
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Radio Taxi Brixia
Phone
+39 030 35 111

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