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There are 13 intercity buses per day from Zagreb to Pula. Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Pula usually takes around 4 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Nomago bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||123 mi (197 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 30m|
|Trips per day||13|
|Most frequent service||Nomago|
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What bus companies travel from Zagreb to Pula?
There are 4 bus lines from Zagreb 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:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|APP by Arriva||2||5h 18m||€25.11|
|Autotrans by Arriva||2||4h 51m||€25.14|
APP by Arriva
Book APP by Arriva from Zagreb to Pula from €25. There are 2 APP by Arriva schedules from Zagreb to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a APP by Arriva ticket to Pula. In Zagreb, APP by Arriva departs to Pula from Avenija Marina Držića 4 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 Zagreb to Pula takes 5 hours and 18 minutes , while the fastest available APP by Arriva trip will get you to Pula in 3 hours and 30 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
Book Autotrans by Arriva from Zagreb to Pula from €25. There are 2 Autotrans by Arriva schedules from Zagreb to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a Autotrans by Arriva ticket to Pula. In Zagreb, Autotrans by Arriva departs to Pula from Avenija Marina Držića 4 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 Zagreb to Pula takes 4 hours and 51 minutes , while the fastest available Autotrans by Arriva trip will get you to Pula in 3 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Autotrans by Arriva offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Pula.
Book GoOpti from Zagreb to Pula from €87. There are 7 GoOpti schedules from Zagreb to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a GoOpti ticket to Pula. In Zagreb, GoOpti departs to Pula from Zagreb Airport and no other station. In Pula, GoOpti arrives at Pula željeznička stanica and no other station.
An average trip on GoOpti from Zagreb to Pula takes 3 hours and 59 minutes , while the fastest available GoOpti trip will get you to Pula in 3 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, GoOpti offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Pula.
Book Nomago from Zagreb to Pula from €22. There are 6 Nomago schedules from Zagreb to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a Nomago ticket to Pula. In Zagreb, Nomago departs to Pula from Avenija Marina Držića 4 and no other station. In Pula, Nomago arrives at Bus Station and no other station.
An average trip on Nomago from Zagreb to Pula takes 4 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Pula in 3 hours and 30 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 Zagreb 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 4 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 197 kilometers from Zagreb to Pula. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?
"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Zagreb?
The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all buses from Zagreb to Pula, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Pula are there per day?
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Zagreb is the capital and largest city of Croatia. Although often overlooked as a travel destination, Zagreb is the center of Croatia's art, culture, academic, and sports scene, providing visitors with much to explore. Plus, it’s one of the cheapest capitals to visit in Central Europe!
Zagreb is divided into three areas: Gornji grad (upper town), which is over 1000 years old and hosts the Presidential palace as well as St Mark's Church; the Donji grad (lower town), home to 19th-century architecture, shops, theatres, cafes, and parks; and the Novi Zagreb (New Zagreb), which was developed post-World War II and is the main residential and business area of the city.
In what is known as the "city of museums," there is no shortage of fascinating places to shelter from the midday heat. The Museum of Broken Relationships is a unique but heartrending museum dedicated to lost love and the real stories of heartbreak. The Museum of Illusions offers a more lighthearted but equally compelling experience, with many deceiving and confusing exhibits on show.
Zagreb is well-connected to many other European cities and destinations throughout the continent. About 15 kilometers from the city center, Zagreb International Airport provides many national and international flight routes, and Zagreb Central Station is a major railway hub. Several bus companies depart Zagreb daily for cities like Dubrovnik, Split, Vienna, and Berlin.
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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.
Where does the bus leave from in Zagreb?
Zagreb has two bus stations with service to Pula.
All bus stations in Zagreb:
Avenija Marina Držića 4
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