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There are 5 ways to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, shuttle or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, Catamaran  •  7 h 49 min

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

$22 - $33

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  8 h 5 min

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

$26 - $48

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

Shuttle, fly, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Zadar to Novalja

$97 - $563

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

$56 - $391

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 49 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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No, there is no direct bus from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja. However, there are services departing from Venice Airport, Venice and arriving at Novalja via Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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

The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 7 h 49 min and costs 18€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja, including transfers.

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Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice Airport, Venice 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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Venice Airport (VCE) to Novalja bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Novalja station.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport.

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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 49 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 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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
$13 - $27
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$46 - $51
Private
$250 - $450
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$200 - $370
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
$9 - $12
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$9 - $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
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com

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