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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Olib (Island) by train, night bus, ferry, bus, shuttle, car ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Train, night bus, ferry, line 9401 ferry  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale Fr
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste, Trieste to Rijeka
  3. Take the ferry from Rijeka to Silba
  4. Take the line 9401 ferry from Silba to Olib

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  19h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar 939 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Zadar to Olib

467 kn - 668 kn

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Bus, shuttle, Catamaran, line 401 car ferry  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula railway Stattion
  3. Take the Catamaran from Pula to Silba
  4. Take the line 401 car ferry from Silba to Olib 401

561 kn - 3.556 kn

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  19h 31m

  1. Drive from Rome to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Drive from Split to Zadar
  4. Take the ferry from Zadar to Olib

565 kn - 786 kn

Fly to Split, bus, ferry  •  9h 42m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Split (SPU) FCO - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Trogir to Zadar
  3. Take the ferry from Zadar to Olib

650 kn - 2.060 kn

Fly to Venice, shuttle, ferry, line 9401 ferry  •  12h 56m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Venice (VCE) FCO - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka
  3. Take the ferry from Rijeka to Silba
  4. Take the line 9401 ferry from Silba to Olib

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Olib (Island) is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Olib (Island) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Olib (Island) is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 25 Oct 2020
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Olib (Island) is to bus and ferry which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 19h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Olib (Island) is to fly and bus and ferry which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 9h 42m.

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The distance between Rome and Olib (Island) is 330 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Olib (Island) without a car is to train and night bus and ferry and line 9401 ferry which takes 13h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 13h 34m to get from Rome to Olib (Island), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Croatia Airlines and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Olib (Island). Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 14€.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Olib (Island).
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  • Distance: 330 km
  • Duration: 13h 34m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Olib (Island), Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Rome to Olib (Island). However, you can take the train to Trieste Centrale, take the walk to Trieste, Trieste, take the night bus to Rijeka, take the walk to Rijeka, take the ferry to Silba, then take the line 9401 ferry to Olib. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rome to Olib (Island) via VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C, Venezia Mestre, Pula railway Stattion, Pula, Silba, and Silba in around 19h 18m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 kn - 1.600 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.300 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
370 kn - 2.400 kn
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 Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
340 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
340 kn - 470 kn
Base Standard
600 kn - 800 kn
Base Premium
700 kn - 1.000 kn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Trieste, Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
310 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
120 kn - 150 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 220 kn
Website
Baltour
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
310 kn - 3.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
310 kn - 340 kn
Private
1.700 kn - 3.200 kn
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
144 kn
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40 kn - 55 kn
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
G&V Line Iadera
Phone
+385 23 250 733
Email
info@gv-zadar.hr
Website
gv-zadar.com
Ferry from Rijeka to Silba
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 210 kn
Website
G&V Line Iadera
Low Season Price
120 kn - 210 kn
High Season Price
140 kn - 210 kn
Miatours
Phone
+385 23 254 300
Email
info@miatours.hr
Website
miatours.hr
Ferry from Silba to Olib
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Miatours
Ferry from Zadar to Olib
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50 kn
Website
Miatours
Catamaran Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Pula to Silba
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 120 kn
Website
Catamaran Line d.o.o.
Low Season Price
70 kn - 95 kn
High Season Price
85 kn - 120 kn
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Silba to Olib
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
18 kn - 22 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
18 kn - 22 kn
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
100 kn - 130 kn

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