Istria Transportation

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Istria Transportation

  • Travel between Istria and Venice

    Beejay,If your pockets are nearly empty, you can take the bus to Trieste, then train or bus onwards. Leaving Croatia and arriving in Venice by boat, is really lovely and there is a clear schedule for 2011 at www.venezialines.com

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  • By train

    Train system of Istria was built in times when Istria belonged to Italy and Austria. During the Yugoslav times trains were operated by Slovenian railways since the railroad is not connected to the rest of Croatian network. Now trains are operated by Croatian Railways while in fact the network is a dead end branch of Slovenian rail network with a...

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  • By car

    The easiest way to explore Istria, especially its towns in interior of peninsula, is of course by car. The main fast road system is so-called "Istarski ipsilon", a Y-shaped fast road whose three points end in Cro/Slo border on the north, Ucka tunnel on the North-East and Pula on the south. The road is operated by Bina-Istra company. It is still...

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  • By boat

    During the summer months west coast of Istria is well connected with Italy, particularly Venice. There are numerous private boats offering charter one-day excursions to/from Venice. Italian company Venezialines has regular catamaran services to a number of ports in Istria (Pula, Porec, Rovinj, Umag). From all places in west coast of Istria local...

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  • By bus

    Buses are the best way of public transport in Croatia, and that applies to Istria as well. There are numerous bus companies which can be somewhat confusing, but the system is quite well organized, most places have well organized bus stations and buses are generally punctual, clean and comfortable. A website listed below shows timetables for most...

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  • By air

    The only airport on Istrian peninsula is Pula airport. It is served by Croatia airlines as well as a number of charter companies. Ryanair is also present with connections to the UK airports. For more information about companies and destinations please visit the Pula Airport website listed below. It is also worth noting that destinations in Istria...

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  • car parking

    When you drive into Pula it can appear a bit overwhelming. Pula is much larger and more industrialised than anywhere else in Istria. We followed signs for the colloseum and parked up close by on a visit a few years back. Able to walk everywhere else from there.

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  • Driving

    We spent a week driving to Istria. You can drive there much more quickly but we wanted a more leisurely journey and there were many places that deserved a stop en route. Also with two young children in the car - a week was probably quickly enough.Driving there in a week, sharing the driving between the 2 of us, we tried to do 2 hour stints at a...

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  • Road traffic

    The same regulations as elsewhere in Europe are valid on the roads of Istria. Speed limitations are marked on individual roads.Permitted speed:- in towns 50- out of towms 80- on highways 130How to get in Istra- Ba road - From western and central Europe across international border-crossing between the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of...

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  • Ucka Tunnel

    Cover the distance on the peninsula (e.g. from Rijeka to Porec) you can go along the seaside or cross Istrian interior. It the latter case you have much shorter route, but must to pay for passing Ucka Tunel (Tunnel), which is long for more than 6 kms. Charge (in the summer of 2003): 22 kuna (~ 3 euro).

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