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There are 8 ways to get from Pula to Varna by shuttle, plane, bus, night bus, train, night 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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Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Varna (VAR) VCE - VAR

$94 - $685

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Night bus, bus, train  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Pula to Zagreb 940
  2. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

$65 - $92

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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Varna (VAR) LJU - VAR

$197 - $692

Bus Georg  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Zagreb 940
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$126 - $180

Bus, train  •  35 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Bucuresti
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna Ir

$105 - $146

Bus Eurolines IT  •  42 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Mestre Viale Stazione to Shumen
  3. Take the bus from Shumen to Varna

$119 - $184

Train, night train  •  40 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Pula to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Ir
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Varna Ir

$175 - $276

Drive  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Varna 988 miles

$190 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pula to Varna is to night bus and bus and train which costs 420 kn - 600 kn and takes 24 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Varna is to shuttle and fly which costs 600 kn - 4.500 kn and takes 9 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pula to Varna. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Varna via Zagreb and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pula to Varna. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Varna via Ljubljana, Wien Hbf, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 48 min.

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The distance between Pula and Varna is 1138 km. The road distance is 1580.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pula to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 24 h and costs 800 kn - 1.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 9 h 32 min to get from Pula to Varna, including transfers.

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Pula to Varna bus services, operated by Brioni Pula, depart from Pula station.

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

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Varna.
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  • Distance: 711.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 32 min

What companies run services between Pula, Croatia and Varna, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Pula to Varna via Zagreb and Sofia in around 24 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Venice to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Venice to Varna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Venice to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Venice to Varna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Pula to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
Bus from Pula to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Pula Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
globtour.com
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
fils.hr
Bus from Pula to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
fils.hr
Bus from Pula to Mestre
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
fils.hr
Polet Vinkovci
Phone
+385 (0) 32 308 935
Email
polet@polet.hr
Website
polet.hr
Bus from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
polet.hr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
biomet.bg
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
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
Bus from Pula to Mestre
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
brusutti.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Shumen to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Shumen to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Shumen to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Shumen to Varna Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
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Pula to Varna bus services, operated by Biomet, arrive at Varna station.

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Pula. It is currently 11:49 PM in Pula and 12:49 AM in Varna.

Pula to Varna train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Varna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pula to Varna is 1581 km. It takes approximately 15 h 49 min to drive from Pula to Varna.

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Level, easyJet, Eurowings and six other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1245+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pula to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 300 kn - 3.000 kn.

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