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Duration 33h 54m
Distance 1640.8 km
Average price 181€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Rijeka and Athens takes 33h 54m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Rijeka to Athens. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Rijeka
  2. Zagreb Glavni Kol.
  3. Belgrade
  4. Skopje
  5. Thessaloniki
  6. Athens
33h 44m
94€ - 215€

Rijeka to Athens train times

Trains run six times a week between Rijeka and Athens. The service departs Rijeka at 05:30 in the morning, which arrives into Athens at 16:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 33h 54m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Athens. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Athens via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Belgrade, Skopje and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 44m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Athens is 1122 km. The road distance is 1640.8 km.

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Rijeka to Athens train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Rijeka station.

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Rijeka to Athens train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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Athens is 1h ahead of Rijeka. It is currently 9:31 PM in Rijeka and 10:31 PM in Athens.

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