How to get to and from the airport in Pula

Pula Airport is about 7 km away from the center of Pula. The distance between the airport and Medulin is about 13 km. Tourist destinations close to the airport include Banjole, Prematur, Ližnjan and Fažana.

Pula Airport Bus

From Pula Airport, there is a shuttle bus to Umag, Rovinj, Poreč, Novigrad, Rapca, Medulin and Fažana, the main station in Pula, as well as Pula Verudela and Puntizele. This bus leaves 30 minutes after the Germanwings, Ryanair, Norwegian and aircraft landings. The departure point is in front of the airport building. Here you can find a timetable and buy a shuttle bus ticket.

If you are traveling to the main station, you can reach your destination by taxi or city buses running to almost all parts of the city. The city buses are available here. From the main station, there are also lines to other cities in Istria as well as to Zagreb, Rijeka and Split.

Rental Cars

At the Pula Airport, it is possible to rent a car, both from local and international agencies. You can see the options at the airport of Pula here.

Private or joint transfers

Private transfer from Pula airport to Pula is worth it if you carry a lot of luggage. You can see a transfer offer here. If you are traveling to destinations in Istria such as Rovinj, Porec, Vrsar and Umag, a private transfer reservation is a simple option, although not the most affordable one. A one-way ticket price for the shuttle bus to Pula is 15 kn.


The taxi stand is located in front of the airport building. The cost of taxi transportation to the city center is about 15 euros, but do not forget to arrange the price before leaving the airport.

Route Pula – Pula

Traveling beyond Pula? Check out our other airport transfer guides:

The following two tabs change content below.

Expat in Croatia

Sara is an American expat based in Split. After globetrotting between New York, Amsterdam and California, she moved to Croatia in 2012. Sara's blog Expat in Croatia is a guide for foreigners living and traveling in Croatia.