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Pula Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Pula Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

SLEEPING HERE? FORGET IT. This airport only opens as and when flights arrive/depart perhaps 6 a day. -Garry

PUY Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Pula Airport.

What to Expect

pula airport guidePula Airport (code: PUY) has a small terminal that primarily handles seasonal and charter flights during the summer peak. Facilities are limited to a single landside eatery, a duty-free shop, and free WiFi.

Sleeping in Pula Airport

We have no sleep-related reviews but this airport seems to close nightly. Have a backup plan if you’re staying overnight. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Pula Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation.  If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Pula airport sounds like a nightmare, there are a few small hotels around the airport or you can just drive into the city center which is only 10-15 minutes away. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Pula, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport. A business lounge is available for Business Class passengers only.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Free WiFi is available at Pula Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside

Baby Care Facilities – Baby changing facilities can be found in the women’s toilets in the international departures area. There is also a nursery located in the main terminal near the women’s washroom and in the baggage claim area.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Location: Eastern part of the passenger building, at exit of international arrival area.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – There is a Duty Free Shop available, it is not known if there any other shopping options.

Food & Drinks – The recently opened Pulair Cafe offers drinks, pizza, snacks, etc. Location: Landside.  There is no Airside food options.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the airport information desk for assistance. Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – A reader tells us there are plenty of free USB charging points both landside and airside.  (September 2019)

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – A designated smoking area is available in the Pulair Cafe (Landside).

Pula airport is served by the following airlines: Aer Lingus • Air Serbia • ASL Airlines France • British Airways • BRA • CityJet • Croatia Airlines • Dniproavia • EasyJet • Eurowings • Finnair • Globus • Jet2 • Lufthansa • LOT Polish Airlines • Norwegian • Ryanair • SAS • Silver • Swiss • Trade Air • Transavia • TUIFly • Volotea.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


FILS airport shuttle buses link the airport with Pula main bus station, Pula (Verudela and Puntižela), Medulin, Fažana, Rovinj, Porec, Novigrad, Umag and Rabac. As of this update, a one-way trip to the city centre will cost HRK 30/4,00€.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite in the Arrivals area or main hall of the airport: Avis • Budget • Carpe Diem • Car Wiz • Enterprise • Europcar • Firefly • Hertz • Last Minute Rent a Car • Oryx • Sixt • Uniline • Vetura • Will.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available near the airport’s bus terminal.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.