There are 7 ways to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, train, car, car ferry, plane 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  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka 409
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja 9309

$21 - $33

6 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka 409
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rijeka to Novalja

$40 - $48

Train, bus, Catamaran  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 409 / ...
  3. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja

$25 - $76

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Prizna
  2. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335

$53 - $77

Fly Venice to Split, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Split (SPU) VCE - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Split to Novalja

$76 - $436

Fly Pula to Zadar, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Novalja

$96 - $560

Shuttle, bus and ferry  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rijeka to Novalja

$70 - $388

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja is to bus and Catamaran which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja is to drive and car ferry which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Venice Airport (VCE) and Novalja is 226 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Novalja via Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 7 h 34 min and costs 18€ - 29€.

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Map of how to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja.
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  • Distance: 141.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Venice Airport (VCE), Italy and Novalja, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja. However, you can take the bus to Rijeka, take the walk to Rijeka, then take the Catamaran to Novalja. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja via Rijeka in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Rijeka to Novalja
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Novalja
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$8 - $12
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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