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There are 8 ways to get from Zwickau to Pula by train, ferry, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  5. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Pula

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Pula (PUY)

6 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zob to Pula bus station

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Udine
  4. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
  5. Take the bus from Trieste to Pula bus station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Nuremberg central bus station to Venice Mestre
  4. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Pula bus station

Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Meidling
  4. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Ljubljana
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divaca
  6. Take the train from Divaca to Pula

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Pula

Train, fly to Rijeka, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Rijeka (RJK)
  3. Take the bus from Rijeka Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station

Zwickau to Pula by bus

The bus journey time between Zwickau and Pula is around 31h 55m and covers a distance of around 1037 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15h. The fastest bus normally takes 31h 55m. Operated by FlixBus-de and FlixBus, the Zwickau to Pula bus service departs from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Pula bus station. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
16h 55m
Layover time:
15h
Total time:
31h 55m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
31h 55m
Bus distance:
1037 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
129 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:35
Last bus departs at:
11:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zwickau to Pula bus schedules

Bus 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.
Germany → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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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 Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, Cyprus, India, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, South Africa and Tanzania

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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

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 Germany.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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 Germany from Croatia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Pula is to drive which costs €100 - €160 and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Pula is to drive which costs €100 - €160 and takes 8h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau to Pula station. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Pula bus station via Zob. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Pula. However, there are services departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Pula via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf, Wien Meidling, Ljubljana and Divaca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 59m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Pula is 659 km. The road distance is 961.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Pula without a car is to train and ferry which takes 16h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 16h 24m to get from Zwickau to Pula, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Zwickau to Pula train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Pula is to bus which takes 17h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Pula.
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  • Distance: 659.3 km
  • Duration: 16h 24m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Pula, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Zwickau to Pula via Zob in around 17h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zwickau to Pula via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf, Wien Meidling, Ljubljana, and Divaca in around 21h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Pula via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Leipzig to Pula via Vienna, Zadar
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Pula via Munich, Split
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Leipzig to Pula via Munich, Split
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
vogtlandbahn - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hof Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 kn - 280 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
200 kn - 290 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
270 kn - 380 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kn - 750 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
380 kn - 550 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 850 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
80 kn - 100 kn
Website
Flixtrain
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
370 kn - 550 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
alex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hof Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 kn - 90 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
80 kn - 90 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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Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
340 kn - 470 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Divaca
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 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
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Zob
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Zob to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Zwickau central train station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
75 kn - 95 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg central bus station to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240 kn - 300 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 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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Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trieste to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 160 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
80 kn - 110 kn
Premium
95 kn - 140 kn
Family&friends
110 kn - 160 kn
Bus from Rijeka Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65 kn - 140 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
65 kn - 95 kn
Premium
85 kn - 120 kn
Family&friends
100 kn - 140 kn
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Pula Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 55m and has one stopover.

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Zwickau to Pula bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Pula bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Pula is 961 km. It takes approximately 8h 49m to drive from Zwickau to Pula.

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Croatia Airlines, Trade Air, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Pula Airport.

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