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

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Ferry  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Rovinj

440 kn - 550 kn

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 35m

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

180 kn - 270 kn

2 alternative options

Train, shuttle  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale Re
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Rovinj

301 kn - 1.359 kn

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Venice to Rovinj 260.6 km

240 kn - 360 kn

Venice to Rovinj by bus

The bus journey time between Venice and Rovinj is around 4h 35m and covers a distance of around 266 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by Fils, the Venice to Rovinj bus service departs from Venice Tronchetto Train Station and arrives in Rovinj Central Bus Station. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Venice to Rovinj bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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 prior to boarding
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 prior to boarding
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Macau
  • 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 Rovinj is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Rovinj 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 9 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Rovinj is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Rovinj is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice Tronchetto Train Station station and arriving at Rovinj Central Bus Station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Venice and arriving at Rovinj. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Venice and Rovinj is 110 km. The road distance is 260.6 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Rovinj without a car is to ferry which takes 3h 45m and costs 55€ - 70€.

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The ferry from Venice to Rovinj takes 3h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Rovinj is 261 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Venice to Rovinj.

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  • Distance: 109.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Rovinj, 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.

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
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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