There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Cres by bus, bus and ferry, train, ferry, 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, bus and ferry  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka N535 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rijeka to Cres

$33 - $41

Cheapest option

Train, bus, Catamaran  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 409 / ...
  3. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Cres

$20 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive, line 334 car ferry  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Brestova
  2. Take the line 334 car ferry from Brestova to Porozina 334

$43 - $64

Ferry, shuttle, Catamaran  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rialto to Aeroporto Venice
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka
  3. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Cres

$53 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Cres is to train and bus and Catamaran which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Cres is to drive and line 334 car ferry which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Venice and Cres is 171 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Venice to Cres, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Cres. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Cres via Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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The nearest airport to Cres is Rijeka (RJK) Airport which is 31.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Pula (PUY) (38.8 km), Ljubljana (LJU) (141.3 km), Zagreb (ZAG) (155.1 km) and Venice (VCE) (172.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Venice to Cres.
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  • Distance: 106.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Cres, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Venice to Cres. However, you can take the bus to Rijeka then take the bus and ferry to Cres. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Venice to Cres via Trieste Centrale, Trieste, Rijeka, and Rijeka in around 7 h 29 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
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 Cres
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
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 Cres
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6
Car ferry from Brestova to Porozina
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $3
Alilaguna Lines
Phone
+39 041 2401701
Email
info@alilaguna.it
Website
alilaguna.it
Ferry from Rialto to Aeroporto Venice
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alilaguna.it

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