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There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Lika (River) by train, bus, car, 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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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Otočac autobusni kolodvor

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Otočac autobusni kolodvor

3 alternative options

Bus via Pula

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Pula bus station
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Starigrad

Drive

  1. Drive from Venice to Lika (River)

Shuttle, fly, drive

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD)
  3. Drive from Zadar to Lika (River)

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Lika (River) is to drive which costs €45 - €75 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Lika (River) is to drive which costs €45 - €75 and takes 4h 45m.

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The distance between Venice and Lika (River) is 235 km. The road distance is 343.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lika (River) without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 35m and costs €70 - €100.

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It takes approximately 8h 35m to get from Venice to Lika (River), including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Lika (River) is 344 km. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Venice to Lika (River).

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TUI fly Belgium and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Lika (River). Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Lika (River).
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  • Distance: 234.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 35m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Lika (River), Croatia?

You can take a bus from Venice to Lika (River) via Trieste and Otočac autobusni kolodvor in around 8h 40m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
270 kn - 1.700 kn
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.700 kn
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 S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kn - 160 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
140 kn - 160 kn
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Otočac autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 110 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 95 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
140 kn - 170 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15 kn - 210 kn
Website
Itabus
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Starigrad
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Book at
brioni.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
300 kn - 3.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
300 kn - 340 kn
Private
1.600 kn - 3.100 kn

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