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There are 9 ways to get from Pula to Rome by ferry, train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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

  1. Take the ferry from Pula to Venice
  2. Take the ferry from Santa Marta to Ferrovia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Pula bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Pula to Divaca
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina

Drive

  1. Drive from Pula to Rome

Shuttle to Venice, fly

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Rome (FCO)

Shuttle to Trieste, fly

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rovinj to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Rome (FCO)

Fly from Pula

  1. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Rome (FCO)

Shuttle, train to Bologna, fly

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO)

Ferry to Zadar, fly

  1. Take the ferry from Pula to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Rome (FCO)
Croatia → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

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Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rome is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Croatia from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Pula to Rome is to bus which costs 310 kn - 380 kn and takes 13h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Rome is to shuttle and fly which costs 700 kn - 4.500 kn and takes 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pula bus station station and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pula to Rome. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via Divaca and Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 4m.

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The distance between Pula and Rome is 347 km. The road distance is 790.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pula to Rome without a car is to ferry and train which takes 8h 19m and costs 700 kn - 1.500 kn.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Pula to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pula to Rome is to train which takes 11h 4m and costs 330 kn - 1.500 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 kn - 380 kn and takes 13h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 390 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 6h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Rome.
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  • Distance: 347.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 19m

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

You can take a train from Pula to Rome via Divaca and Trieste Centrale in around 11h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Pula bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 13h 5m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Pula to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €900
Flights from Pula to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pula to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €850
Flights from Pula to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pula to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Pula to Rome via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Pula to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €900
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pula to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zadar to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €180
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€80 - €120
Train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€75 - €110
Base Premium
€90 - €140
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €85
Train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €50
Smart Flex
€70 - €100
Train from Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pula bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€40 - €400
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€40 - €44
Private
€220 - €400
Shuttle from Rovinj to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€36 - €39
Private
€120 - €300
Shuttle from Pula railway Stattion to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€40 - €410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€41 - €45
Private
€230 - €410
Ferry operators

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Pula to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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