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There are 4 ways to get from Zagreb to Pula by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Pula 940 / ...

110 kn - 150 kn

3 alternative options

Train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divaca Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Divaca to Pula

150 kn - 272 kn

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Pula 269.7 km

220 kn - 320 kn

Fly  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Pula (PUY) ZAG - PUY

755 kn - 1.376 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Pula is to bus which costs 110 kn - 150 kn and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Pula is to drive which costs 220 kn - 320 kn and takes 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Pula. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Pula. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Pula via Ljubljana and Divaca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Pula is 197 km. The road distance is 269.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Pula without a car is to bus which takes 4h and costs 110 kn - 150 kn.

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The bus from Zagreb to Pula takes 4h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Zagreb to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Pula train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Pula is to bus which takes 4h and costs 110 kn - 150 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150 kn - 280 kn and takes 8h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 750 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 3h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Pula.
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  • Distance: 196.9 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Pula, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Pula every 4 hours. Tickets cost 110 kn - 150 kn and the journey takes 4h. Seven other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Pula via Ljubljana and Divaca in around 8h 45m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pula via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
270 kn - 1.400 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
750 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Pula via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
270 kn - 1.400 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
750 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Pula via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
270 kn - 1.400 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pula via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.600 kn
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Divaca
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45 kn - 110 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
60 kn - 75 kn
Regional Train Ticket
45 kn - 60 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
85 kn - 110 kn
Train from Divaca to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 75 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
40 kn - 55 kn
Regional Train Ticket
45 kn - 60 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
60 kn - 75 kn
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
150 kn - 230 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Polet Vinkovci
Phone
+385 (0) 32 308 935
Email
polet@polet.hr
Website
polet.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Pula
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
351 kn
Schedules at
polet.hr

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Pula Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Pula station.

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Zagreb to Pula train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Pula station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Pula is 270 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Zagreb to Pula.

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Air Serbia, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Pula Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Pula bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 8571+ hotels available in Pula. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs 220 kn - 270 kn.

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