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There are 6 ways to get from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) by bus, ferry, night bus, train, car, car ferry or shuttle

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, Catamaran  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Susak 9308

156 kn - 212 kn

Cheapest option

Night bus, Catamaran  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station N406 / ...
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Susak 9308

98 kn - 124 kn

4 alternative options

Train, Catamaran  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Divaca to Pula 1272
  2. Take the Catamaran from Pula to Susak 9141

115 kn - 228 kn

Bus, line 9308 Catamaran  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Opatija Central Bus Station 944
  2. Take the bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Hrasta D100
  3. Take the line 9308 Catamaran from Martinšćica to Susak

278 kn - 386 kn

Drive, line 332 car ferry, line 9308 Catamaran  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Valbiska
  2. Take the line 332 car ferry from Valbiska to Merag 332
  3. Take the line 9308 Catamaran from Martinšćica to Susak

190 kn - 270 kn

Shuttle, Catamaran  •  10h 19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Port to Pula railway Stattion
  2. Take the Catamaran from Pula to Susak 9141

313 kn - 2.107 kn

Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) by bus, walk and ferry

The journey time between Trieste and Otok Susak (Island) is around 21h 37m and covers a distance of around 173 km. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 40m. Operated by FlixBus, Autotrans d.d. and Jadrolinija, the Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) service departs from Trieste and arrives in Susak. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
21h 37m
Fastest journey time:
19h 40m
Journey distance:
173 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
98 kn
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:30
Last service departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) bus, walk and ferry schedules

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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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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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
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, Cyprus, India, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Otok Susak (Island) 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) is to night bus and Catamaran which costs €13 - €17 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) is to drive and line 332 car ferry and line 9308 Catamaran which costs €25 - €40 and takes 5h 5m.

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The distance between Trieste and Otok Susak (Island) is 133 km.

The best way to get from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 5h 51m and costs €20 - €28.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island), including transfers.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Otok Susak (Island). Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island).
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  • Distance: 133.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Otok Susak (Island), Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island). However, you can take the bus to Rijeka bus station, take the walk to Rijeka, then take the Catamaran to Susak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Trieste to Otok Susak (Island) via Rijeka bus station and Rijeka in around 5h 56m.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Divaca to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 120 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
65 kn - 85 kn
Regional Train Ticket
55 kn - 75 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
95 kn - 120 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
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 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 Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
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.
Bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Hrasta D100
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Port to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
260 kn - 2.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
260 kn - 310 kn
Private
1.100 kn - 2.100 kn
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Susak
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
45 kn - 60 kn
Ferry from Martinšćica to Susak
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27 kn - 35 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
27 kn - 35 kn
Car ferry from Valbiska to Merag
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16 kn - 20 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
16 kn - 20 kn
Catamaran Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Pula to Susak
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45 kn - 75 kn
Website
Catamaran Line d.o.o.
Low Season Price
45 kn - 60 kn
High Season Price
55 kn - 75 kn

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