Pula, Croatia

Relax on the beach, do water sports, enjoy the natural diversity and culture. All of this is possible in the small, friendly town of Pula!

The Pula coast is lined with beautiful green hills and pine forests; the Pula coast is pure pleasure. The varied nature is perfect for hiking and cycling. Apart from the pretty scenery, the biggest town on the Istria Peninsula has an important historical value. The star of the show will not go unnoticed: the amphitheatre. Its spectacular view with its location at the harbour and the sparkling water. Visit the cathedral, chapels, the Gate of Hercules and the Twin Gates!

Book your airline ticket to Pula and its fabulous coast

Enjoy Pula’s fabulous coastline. A short bus ride from Pula will bring you to the fabulous beach. The azure blue water is perfect for diving or for doing water sports. The cafés and delicious restaurants lining the beach beckon to you in the evening. You can almost feel the sand on the soles of your feet. Book your ticket to Pula and enjoy this wonderful city!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Pula´s airport is located about 8 km to the east of the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.
  • Taxi

    The taxi ranks are outside, in front of the arrival hall. It is recommended to agree a price before you leave. This will avoid any unpleasant surprises.
  • Bus

    There is a bus around 200 metres from the airport. The journey to the centre of Pula takes about 15 minutes.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Pula:
  • Bus

    The historic centre of Pula is pedestrianised and there are a lot of narrow streets. The best way to see most of the sights is by foot. Do you want to explore Pula's surroundings? The best way to do this is by bus. Pula has an excellent bus network. You can also take the bus to other places such as Split.
  • Train

    If you want to explore other large cities in Croatia, take the train. They are reliable and run on time. Only Dubrovnik is not on the railway network.
  • Taxi

    Taxis are very expensive in Pula. If you want to travel by taxi you can hail them anywhere on the street.

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.  

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Pula and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Pula is the Kuna (HRK). 

Duration of flight

The flight to Pula is about 2 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

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