There are 4 ways to get from Trieste to Novalja by bus, bus and ferry, ferry, car or car ferry

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

Bus, busferry  •  5 h 33 min

$28

Cheapest option

Bus, Catamaran  •  5 h 45 min

  1. 409 / ...
  2. 9309

$14 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus, busferry  •  5 h 55 min

  1. 944

$31 - $35

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 38 min

  1. 335

$31 - $46

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Novalja, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Trieste to Novalja. However, you can take the bus to Rijeka then take the busferry to Novalja. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Trieste to Novalja via Rijeka and Rijeka in around 5 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Rijeka to Novalja
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Crikvenica to Novalja
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Crikvenica
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Novalja
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$10 - $14
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Trieste and Novalja is 149 km.

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Novalja is to bus and Catamaran which costs 12€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Trieste to Novalja is to drive and car ferry which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Novalja. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Novalja via Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Trieste to Novalja, including transfers.