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Journey Information

There are 12 intercity buses per day from Pula to Bale. Traveling by bus from Pula to Bale usually takes around 25 minutes, but the fastest Autotrans by Arriva bus can make the trip in 20 minutes.

Distance13 mi (20 km)
Shortest duration0h 20m
Cheapest price€4.51
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceAutotrans by Arriva
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Pula to Bale

Monthly average prices


What bus companies travel from Pula to Bale?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Pula to Bale that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Autotrans by Arriva usually offers more choice, with 10 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Autotrans by Arriva100h 25m€4.89
Nomago20h 28m€5.89
  • Autotrans by Arriva

    Autotrans by Arriva

    Book Autotrans by Arriva from Pula to Bale from €5. There are 10 trips per day offered by Autotrans by Arriva from Pula to Bale and you can expect on average to pay for a Autotrans by Arriva ticket to Bale. In Pula, Autotrans by Arriva departs to Bale from Bus Station . In Bale, Autotrans by Arriva arrives at Camp Colone and one other station.

    An average trip on Autotrans by Arriva from Pula to Bale takes 0 hours and 25 minutes , while the fastest available Autotrans by Arriva trip will get you to Bale in 0 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Autotrans by Arriva offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Bale.

  • Nomago


    Book Nomago from Pula to Bale from €6. There are 2 trips per day offered by Nomago from Pula to Bale and you can expect on average to pay for a Nomago ticket to Bale. In Pula, Nomago departs to Bale from Bus Station . In Bale, Nomago arrives at Camp Colone and one other station.

    An average trip on Nomago from Pula to Bale takes 0 hours and 28 minutes , while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Bale in 0 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Nomago offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Bale.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Pula to Bale during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Pula to Bale?

The bus takes an average of 25 minutes to cover the 20 kilometers from Pula to Bale. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pula?

The first bus leaves at 05:00 and the last bus leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all buses from Pula to Bale, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Pula to Bale every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Pula to Bale without transferring.

City Information


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Situated at the southern tip of the Istrian peninsula, Pula is the largest city in Croatia's Istria County. Known for its Roman monuments and many summertime festivals, Pula is a vibrant coastal town with much to explore.

The most renowned attraction in Pula is the Roman Amphitheater. Once home to gladiatorial battles over 2,000 years ago, the amphitheater now stages many annual festivals and live concerts. The Roman Temple of Augustus also still stands in the city, and the small adjoining museum houses various stone carvings and relics from the 1st century.

For a taste of local life, visit the lively Pula Market. With around 60 stalls selling local fresh fish, meat, vegetables, and everything in between, the market is a great place to take a stroll and get to know the locals.

A trip to Pula would be incomplete without visiting one of its exceptionally scenic nearby beaches. One of the most popular is the Verudela peninsula, which can be easily accessed by bus from the city. Spend the day relaxing on the shingle beach in front of clear blue waters, or take shelter from the sun at Aquarium Pula.

Since the city is a popular destination, transport to Pula is well-established. Pula Airport welcomes many daily flights from various European cities. The sizable bus station allows for bus access from many points across Europe, and the train station provides routes to several major towns across Istria and Slovenia.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Pula?

Main departure station: Bus Station

Pula coach station is the main coach terminal in the popular tourist city of Pula, Croatia. The area is well connected, and buses run to destinations across the country. Buses regularly service outside the country to Sarajevo, Ljubljana, and Trieste. Additionally, FlixBus runs services to Zagreb, Split, and Zadar. The coach terminal has a large, open-air covered waiting area, and a small bakery is directly next to the station. The station is fairly centrally located, just a short distance from the city centre and the seafront, where you can find more restaurants, cafes, and hotels.

All bus stations in Pula:

  • Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Bale?

Main arrival station: Camp Colone

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Bale.

Bus stations in Bale:

  • Camp Colone

  • Bus Stop

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