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There are 7 ways to get from Trieste to Benkovac by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Villa Opicina to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Benkovac

244 kn - 336 kn

Cheapest option

Bus via Trieste, Trieste  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste, Trieste to Zagreb 402 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Benkovac

183 kn - 339 kn

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Bus #2  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Opatija Central Bus Station 944
  2. Take the bus from Opatija to Šibenik 941
  3. Take the bus from Šibenik to Benkovac

201 kn - 266 kn

Train, bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Re
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Dobova Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Benkovac

223 kn - 410 kn

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Benkovac 375.6 km

350 kn - 550 kn

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  4h 22m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD

1.060 kn - 2.461 kn

Shuttle, shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD

1.164 kn - 3.976 kn

Italy → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Italy

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

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Italy.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Benkovac is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Benkovac is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Croatia.

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Last updated: 11 Apr 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Trieste to Benkovac is to bus, which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Benkovac is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Benkovac. However, there are services departing from Villa Opicina and arriving at Benkovac via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Trieste and Benkovac is 231 km. The road distance is 375.6 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Benkovac without a car is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Trieste to Benkovac, including transfers.

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Trieste to Benkovac bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, depart from Villa Opicina station.

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The quickest flight from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Trieste to Benkovac bus services, operated by Samoborček, arrive at Benkovac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Benkovac is 376 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Trieste to Benkovac.

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  • Distance: 230.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Benkovac, Zadarska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Trieste to Benkovac via Zagreb in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240 kn - 340 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
250 kn - 650 kn
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
115 kn - 130 kn
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Dobova
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 kn - 120 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
65 kn - 80 kn
Regional Train Ticket
50 kn - 70 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
95 kn - 120 kn
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Villa Opicina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Benkovac
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Šibenik to Benkovac
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste, Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste, Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Opatija to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Opatija Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Opatija to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 kn - 250 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Portorož to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 240 kn
Private
550 kn - 1.000 kn
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 240 kn
Private
550 kn - 1.100 kn
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.700 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 270 kn
Private
850 kn - 1.700 kn

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 1059+ hotels available in Benkovac. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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