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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Rijeka to Pula. Traveling by bus from Rijeka to Pula usually takes around 2 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Nomago bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance43 mi (69 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price€11.63
Trips per day10
Most frequent serviceNomago
Bus lines4

What bus companies travel from Rijeka to Pula?

There are 4 bus lines from Rijeka to Pula available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 6 daily trips, Nomago usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
APP by Arriva22h 45m€14.38
Autotrans by Arriva22h 18m€14.84
FlixBus11h 26m€11.82
Nomago62h 2m€13.92
  • APP by Arriva

    APP by Arriva

    Book APP by Arriva from Rijeka to Pula from €14. There are 2 APP by Arriva schedules from Rijeka to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a APP by Arriva ticket to Pula. In Rijeka, APP by Arriva departs to Pula from Bus Station and no other station. In Pula, APP by Arriva arrives at Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on APP by Arriva from Rijeka to Pula takes 2 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available APP by Arriva trip will get you to Pula in 1 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, APP by Arriva offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Pula.

  • Autotrans by Arriva

    Autotrans by Arriva

    Book Autotrans by Arriva from Rijeka to Pula from €15. There are 2 Autotrans by Arriva schedules from Rijeka to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a Autotrans by Arriva ticket to Pula. In Rijeka, Autotrans by Arriva departs to Pula from Bus Station and no other station. In Pula, Autotrans by Arriva arrives at Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on Autotrans by Arriva from Rijeka to Pula takes 2 hours and 18 minutes , while the fastest available Autotrans by Arriva trip will get you to Pula in 1 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Autotrans by Arriva offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Pula.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 1 trips from Rijeka to Pula, and usually makes the trip in about 1 hours and 26 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Nomago

    Nomago

    Book Nomago from Rijeka to Pula from €13. There are 6 Nomago schedules from Rijeka to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a Nomago ticket to Pula. In Rijeka, Nomago departs to Pula from Bus Station and no other station. In Pula, Nomago arrives at Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on Nomago from Rijeka to Pula takes 2 hours and 2 minutes , while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Pula in 1 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Nomago offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Pula.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Rijeka to Pula 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 69 kilometers from Rijeka to Pula. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Pula. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Rijeka?

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all buses from Rijeka to Pula, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Pula are there per day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Rijeka to Pula 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 Rijeka to Pula without transferring.

City Information

Pula

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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 Rijeka?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Rijeka.

All bus stations in Rijeka:

  • Bus Station

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