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There are 5 ways to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula by ferry, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Ferry  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

501 kn - 633 kn

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Pula bus station 419

120 kn - 160 kn

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula 268.9 km

250 kn - 370 kn

Towncar  •  2h 52m

  1. Take a town car from Venice Airport to Pula 268.9 km

Shuttle  •  3h 33m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

310 kn - 3.000 kn

Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula by bus

The bus journey time between Venice Airport (VCE) and Pula is around 6h and covers a distance of around 309 km. The fastest bus normally takes 6h. Operated by FlixBus, the Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula bus service departs from Venice and arrives in Pula bus station. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h
Fastest bus time:
6h
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
120 kn
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:00
Last bus departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula bus 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
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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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: Australia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

Mandatory

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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pula is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Pula 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: 6 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula is to bus which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice and arriving at Pula bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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It is 138 km from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula. It is approximately 268.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula without a car is to ferry which takes 3h 57m and costs 65€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula, including transfers.

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Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice station.

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Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Pula bus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula is 269 km. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Pula.

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  • Distance: 137.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Pula bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost 120 kn - 160 kn and the journey takes 6h.

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
310 kn - 3.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
310 kn - 340 kn
Private
1.600 kn - 3.000 kn
Ferry operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Venice Airport to Pula

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