There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Cres by train, bus, ferry, bus and 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

Train, bus, Catamaran  •  7 h 2 min

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

$28 - $49

Cheapest option

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Opatija 944
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Opatija to Cres

$24 - $54

3 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre to Opatija
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Opatija to Cres

$28 - $45

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

Shuttle, Catamaran  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Cres 9308

$53 - $402

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

There is no direct connection from Venice to Cres. However, you can take the train to Trieste Centrale, take the walk to Trieste, take the bus to Rijeka, take the walk to Rijeka, then take the Catamaran to Cres. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Venice to Cres via Trieste Centrale, Trieste, and Opatija in around 7 h 50 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Venezia Mestre to Opatija
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autotrans
Website
autotrans.hr
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Bus and ferry from Opatija to Cres
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Cres
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$6 - $8
Car ferry from Brestova to Porozina
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $3

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Venice to Cres?

The distance between Venice and Cres is 171 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Venice to Cres?

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Cres is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Venice to Cres?

The quickest way to get from Venice to Cres is to drive and line 334 car ferry which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

Is there a direct bus between Venice and Cres?

No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Cres. However, there are services departing from Corsia A5 and arriving at Cres via Venezia Mestre and Opatija. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Venice to Cres?

It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Venice to Cres, including transfers.