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There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Pula by ferry, bus, car or shuttle

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Ferry  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

440 kn - 550 kn

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Bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Rovinj Central Bus Station Venice - Rovinj

207 kn - 630 kn

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Venice to Pula 277.8 km

260 kn - 380 kn

Shuttle  •  4h 24m

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

371 kn - 3.080 kn

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: United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil

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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
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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, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Macau

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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: 11 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Pula is to bus which costs 27€ - 85€ and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Pula is to ferry which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice station to Pula. However, there are services departing from Venice Tronchetto Train Station and arriving at Pula via Rovinj. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Venice and arriving at Pula. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Venice and Pula is 135 km. The road distance is 277.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Pula without a car is to ferry which takes 2h 18m and costs 55€ - 70€.

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The ferry from Venice to Pula takes 2h 18m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Venice to Pula bus services, operated by Fils, depart from Venice Tronchetto Train Station.

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Venice to Pula bus services, operated by Fils, arrive at Rovinj Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Pula is 278 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Venice to Pula.

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  • Distance: 134.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

Fils operates a bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Rovinj Central Bus Station 6 times a week. Tickets cost 180 kn - 270 kn and the journey takes 4h 35m.

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