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 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Pula has to offer.

Where to Eat in Pula

If you’re looking for affordable options, Ribarska Koliba Restaurant (3 Verudela) and Yacht Bar & Restaurant (17 Verudela) are great picks.

When to visit Pula

Pula in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 135
1 night at 3-star hotel
Pula in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 135
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 5 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Pula from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 35h 35m.

Train

The train station in Pula is called Pula, and is located 2.5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Pula is to pick up a car hire from Zagreb, which is about 195 km from Pula. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, among others, in Zagreb.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pula, including FlixBus, Bus and GoOpti. From Zagreb, the bus ride to Pula takes 459 km and will cost you around S$ 42. From Venice, the ticket costs about S$ 66 for a journey of 579 km. The most popular bus station is Pula Šijanska cesta, located 1.6 km from the city centre of Pula. Pula Verudela is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Pula, you’ll arrive at Pula (PUY), which is located 5 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Pula from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 35h 35m.

Train

The train station in Pula is called Pula, and is located 2.5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Pula is to pick up a car hire from Zagreb, which is about 195 km from Pula. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, among others, in Zagreb.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pula, including FlixBus, Bus and GoOpti. From Zagreb, the bus ride to Pula takes 459 km and will cost you around S$ 42. From Venice, the ticket costs about S$ 66 for a journey of 579 km. The most popular bus station is Pula Šijanska cesta, located 1.6 km from the city centre of Pula. Pula Verudela is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Pula

PUYPula

Airlines serving Pula

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,743 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,178 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (470 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (182 reviews)
Norwegian
Good (146 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,396 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,331 reviews)
Air Serbia
Good (138 reviews)
Croatia Airlines
Good (20 reviews)
Luxair
Excellent (40 reviews)
Condor
Good (270 reviews)
Transavia
Good (76 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (106 reviews)
Air Dolomiti
Good (36 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 Pula Center Rooms, Pula offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around S$ 110 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 223 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, Excellent reviews)
S$ 204+
Arena Verudela Beach
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
S$ 123+
Park Plaza Verudela Pula
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 111+
Splendid Golden Rocks Resort
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
S$ 124+

Hiring a car in Pula

Expect to pay S$ 2.18 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 S$ 26.09 and S$ 34.78. The most frequently booked car type in Pula is Compact (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Kia Picanto or similar) is, on average, 76% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.18 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 S$ 26.09 and S$ 34.78. The most frequently booked car type in Pula is Compact (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Kia Picanto or similar) is, on average, 76% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.