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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Trieste to Pula. Traveling by bus from Trieste to Pula usually takes around 3 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Nomago bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance54 mi (87 km)
Shortest duration2h 40m
Cheapest price€10.13
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Trieste to Pula?

Typically €16.98 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Pula. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in December. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €14 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Trieste to Pula in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €25 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Trieste to Pula?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Trieste to Pula that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus33h 23m€19.00
Nomago12h 40m€14.95
  • 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 3 trips from Trieste to Pula, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 23 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 Trieste to Pula from €15. Typically there is one Nomago schedule per day from Trieste to Pula and you can expect on average to pay for a Nomago ticket to Pula. In Trieste, Nomago departs to Pula from Piazza della Libertà 9 . In Pula, Nomago arrives at Bus Station .

    An average trip on Nomago from Trieste to Pula takes 2 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Nomago offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Pula.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Trieste 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.

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 Trieste to Pula?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 87 kilometers from Trieste to Pula. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 40 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?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 Trieste?

The first bus leaves at 05:00 and the last bus leaves at 11:00. To see the times for all buses from Trieste to Pula, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Pula are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Trieste 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 Trieste 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 Trieste?

Main departure station: Piazza della Libertà 9

Most buses depart from the main station in Trieste.

All bus stations in Trieste:

  • Piazza della Libertà 9

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