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There are 5 ways to get from Pula to Padua by ferry, 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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Ferry  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pula to Venice

$76 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Padua, Padova 418 / ...

$20 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Brusutti  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Venice

$21 - $29

Train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Pula to Divača
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Padova Fa / ...

$36 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Padua 192.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Pula to Padua is to bus which costs 130 kn - 190 kn and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Padua is to drive which costs 300 kn - 440 kn and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pula and arriving at Padua, Padova. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pula to Padua. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Padova via Divača and Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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The distance between Pula and Padua is 165 km. The road distance is 308.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pula to Padua without a car is to ferry which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 490 kn - 800 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Pula to Padua, including transfers.

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Pula to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pula station.

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Pula to Padua train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Pula station.

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The best way to get from Pula to Padua is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 130 kn - 220 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220 kn - 360 kn and takes 8 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Padua.
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  • Distance: 103.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Pula, Croatia and Padua, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Pula to Padua once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Crnja Tours also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pula to Padua via Divača, Trieste, and Trieste Centrale in around 8 h 17 min.

Train operators
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
$14 - $20
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 Trieste Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus from Pula to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Pula to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Brusutti
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Pula to Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
brusutti.com
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Pula to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Pula to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pula to Padua is 309 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Pula to Padua.

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