In July and August there are passenger ferries from Pesaro, Civitanova and Cesenatico to Rovinj, Mali Losinj, Hvar town, Stari Grad (Hvar), Split and Novalja. See the schedule and book here.
From Venice to Croatia the catamarans begin with a connection to Rovinj and Porec on 27 April and end the 6 October. For some routes, the season is even shorter. Pula begins on 21 June and ends early September. Umag begins on 26 June and ends in late August.
Operated by Venezia Lines, the height of the season is July and August where you will find the most frequent ferries and the highest prices. Note that the schedules are arranged to make day trips from Croatia to Venice, not vice-versa. No matter when you go, I strongly advise that you buy your tickets online in advance.
Prices range from €59 to €82 depending on the port, the day of the week and the season. Click here for prices and booking.
Atlas-Kompas also runs round-trip excursions from the same Istrian ports to Venice during the summer season. Click here for schedules, prices and online booking.
If the ferry schedules are not convenient, consider taking one of the daily buses from Italy to Istria.
Triestelines runs a seasonal fast boat between Trieste and Istrian ports. Below is the 2018 schedule as the 2019 schedules haven't yet been published.
This route is seasonal only. Get the schedules for:
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