Pula travel guide

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You're Going to Love Pula

With a population of 59,078, Pula is the largest city in Istarska, Croatia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Pula has to offer.

When to visit Pula

Pula in November
Estimated hotel price
$110
1 night at 3-star hotel
Pula in November
Estimated hotel price
$110
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Pula in July, when the average temperature is 71.6 °F, and the highest can go up to 80.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 33.8 °F, with an average temperature of 41 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 4.3″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Pula, with an average rainfall of 1.6″.

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How to Get to Pula

Plane

When flying to Pula, you’ll arrive at Pula (PUY), which is located 3 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Pula from the United States departs from New York and takes around 14h 30m.

Train

The train station in Pula is called Pula, and is located 1.6 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Pula is to pick up a car rental from Zagreb, which is about 121 miles from Pula. You’ll find branches of Sixt and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Zagreb.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pula, including FlixBus, Bus and Nomago. From Zagreb, the bus ride to Pula takes 205 miles and will cost you around $65. From Venice, the ticket costs about $64 for a journey of 285 miles. The most popular bus station is Pula Šijanska cesta, located 1.0 mile from downtown Pula. Pula Verudela is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Pula, you’ll arrive at Pula (PUY), which is located 3 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Pula from the United States departs from New York and takes around 14h 30m.

Train

The train station in Pula is called Pula, and is located 1.6 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Pula is to pick up a car rental from Zagreb, which is about 121 miles from Pula. You’ll find branches of Sixt and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Zagreb.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pula, including FlixBus, Bus and Nomago. From Zagreb, the bus ride to Pula takes 205 miles and will cost you around $65. From Venice, the ticket costs about $64 for a journey of 285 miles. The most popular bus station is Pula Šijanska cesta, located 1.0 mile from downtown Pula. Pula Verudela is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city center.

Airports near Pula

PUYPula

Airlines serving Pula

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,399 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,274 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,438 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (198 reviews)
Norwegian
Good (145 reviews)
Air Serbia
Good (135 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,449 reviews)
Condor
Good (253 reviews)
Luxair
Excellent (40 reviews)
Croatia Airlines
Okay (22 reviews)
Transavia
Good (76 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (89 reviews)
Air Dolomiti
Good (38 reviews)
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Where to stay in Pula

From 5-star hotels such as the Hotel Brioni to great affordable options like the Hotel Pula, Pula offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $72 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $145 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Pula

Most booked hotels in Pula

Park Plaza Histria Pula
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, 2929 reviews)
$127+
Arena Verudela Beach
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, 1669 reviews)
$75+
Premantura Resort - Hotel & Restaurant
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, 694 reviews)
$104+
Ai Pini Medulin Resort
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 440 reviews)
$57+
Park Plaza Belvedere Medulin
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 3528 reviews)
$96+
Park Plaza Verudela Pula
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, 2893 reviews)
$61+

Renting a car in Pula

Renting a car in Pula costs $30 per day, on average, or $121 if you want to rent if for 4 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 21% more expensive than at Pula.

Expect to pay $6.51 per gallon in Pula (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $78.13 and $104.17. The most frequently booked car type in Pula is Mini (Kia Picanto or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Renault Clio or similar) are, on average, 81% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Pula costs $30 per day, on average, or $121 if you want to rent if for 4 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 21% more expensive than at Pula.

Expect to pay $6.51 per gallon in Pula (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $78.13 and $104.17. The most frequently booked car type in Pula is Mini (Kia Picanto or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Renault Clio or similar) are, on average, 81% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.