also have flights from London Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester to Pula - all operating twice a week.
Jet2.com have announced a whole host of new routes for 2013 to Pula! They are to fly from Leeds Bradford, Newcastle and Glasgow to Pula this summer; this is in addition to their already established Manchester to Pula route. (All routes operate once a week.)
The majority of the above flights only operate during summer. See our Getting There - By Air general page or the Pula section for more details.
Flying from the UK via Italy
Before the advent of low-cost flights direct to Croatia, many visitors
to Istria would often fly to nearby Italian airports (Trieste is the
closest, Venice is also reasonably near) and then make their way to
their chosen Istrian resort. See our guides on Travelling from Trieste and Venice for full information on how to take advantage of flying to one of these airports.
Flying from Europe The majority of the flights listed below only operate during summer months.
From Belgium: Ryanair flights from Brussels Charleroi
From Denmark: SAS flights from Copenhagen (new for 2013!)
From Sweden: Norwegian flights from Stockholm SAS flights from Stockholm (new for 2013!)
Flying via Zagreb If
you can't find a direct flight from your home city - whether that's in
the UK or elsewhere in Europe - to Pula, try flying via Zagreb with Croatia Airlines.
Bus or train from Europe Bus
is really a much better option for getting to Istria rather than train.
Due to its proximately to Italy, there are a number for bus routes from
Trieste with SAF.
Buses stop at Buje, Porec and Rovinj (as well as some other
places) along the way to Pula - but please check timetables carefully!
There is also a bus from Venice to Pula that is run by FILS.
also run a service to Pula (which stops at Vodnjan, Rovinj and Buje
along the way) that starts in Padua (Padova) with stops also in Venice
Ferry from Europe Venezia Lines have fast catamaran services from Venice to Porec, Rovinj, Pula and Rabac during summer.
From elsewhere in Croatia Croatia Airlines have direct flights from both Zagreb and Zadar.
are buses from various Croatian towns and cities to Pula and elsewhere
in Istria - you can find timetables on the websites of Pula-based bus
companies Brioni or FILS.