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There are 2 ways to get from Trieste to Otočac by bus or car

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste, Trieste to Crikvenica 944
  2. Take the bus from Crikvenica Central Bus Station to Otocac Central Bus Station Crikvenica Central Bus Station - Otocac Central Bus Station

177 kn - 240 kn

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Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Otočac 234 km

210 kn - 320 kn

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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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Restricted for: United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Considerations leaving from Italy

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Frequently Asked Questions


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 Otočac is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Otočac 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: 21 Feb 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Otočac is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 5h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Trieste to Otočac is to drive. Taking this option will cost 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Otočac station. However, there are services departing from Trieste, Trieste and arriving at Otocac Central Bus Station via Crikvenica Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Trieste and Otočac is 143 km. The road distance is 234 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Otočac without a car is to bus which takes 5h 15m and costs 23€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Trieste to Otočac, including transfers.

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Trieste to Otočac bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste, Trieste station.

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Trieste to Otočac bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., arrive at Otocac Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Otočac is 234 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Trieste to Otočac.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Otočac. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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  • Distance: 143.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Trieste to Otočac via Crikvenica Central Bus Station in around 5h 15m.

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
Bus from Trieste, Trieste to Crikvenica
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Crikvenica Central Bus Station to Otocac Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
75 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.

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