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.

When to visit Pula

Pula in April
Estimated hotel price
£44
1 night at 3-star hotel
Pula in April
Estimated hotel price
£44
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Pula in July, when the average temperature is 22 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 1 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 110 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Pula, with an average rainfall of 40 mm.

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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 centre. The shortest flight to Pula from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 2h 15m.

Train

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

Car

Another option to get to Pula is to pick up a car hire from Split, which is about 158 miles from Pula. You’ll find branches of Ace and DriveCyprus, among others, in Split.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pula, including FlixBus, Bus and Nomago. From Vienna, the bus ride to Pula takes 560 miles and will cost you around £60. From Split, the ticket costs about £83 for a journey of 585 miles. The most popular bus station is Pula Šijanska cesta, located 1.0 mile from the city centre of Pula. Pula Verudela is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Pula, you’ll arrive at Pula (PUY), which is located 3 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Pula from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 2h 15m.

Train

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

Car

Another option to get to Pula is to pick up a car hire from Split, which is about 158 miles from Pula. You’ll find branches of Ace and DriveCyprus, among others, in Split.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pula, including FlixBus, Bus and Nomago. From Vienna, the bus ride to Pula takes 560 miles and will cost you around £60. From Split, the ticket costs about £83 for a journey of 585 miles. The most popular bus station is Pula Šijanska cesta, located 1.0 mile from the city centre of Pula. Pula Verudela is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Pula

PUYPula

Airlines serving Pula

Lufthansa
Good (4,048 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,820 reviews)
SWISS
Good (874 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,153 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (448 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (214 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (774 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,391 reviews)
Air Serbia
Good (125 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,377 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (189 reviews)
Norwegian
Excellent (131 reviews)
Condor
Good (242 reviews)
Luxair
Excellent (40 reviews)
Croatia Airlines
Okay (23 reviews)
Transavia
Good (80 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (77 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (17 reviews)
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Where to stay in Pula

Average rates range from around £61 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £85 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Pula

Most booked hotels in Pula

Park Plaza Histria Pula
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£95+
Arena Verudela Beach
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£91+
Ai Pini Medulin Resort
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£56+
Villetta Phasiana
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£47+
Park Plaza Belvedere Medulin
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£78+
Park Plaza Verudela Pula
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
£69+

Hiring a car in Pula

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 8% cheaper than airport locations in Pula.

Expect to pay £1.33 per litre in Pula (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £15.92 and £21.23. The most frequently booked car type in Pula is Economy (Opel Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Renault Twingo or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 8% cheaper than airport locations in Pula.

Expect to pay £1.33 per litre in Pula (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £15.92 and £21.23. The most frequently booked car type in Pula is Economy (Opel Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Renault Twingo or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.