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There are 8 ways to get from Rijeka to Budapest by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb 940 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976 / ...

$30 - $60

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Bus, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb 940 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli D

$33 - $60

Train  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli D

$36 - $51

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Budapest 315 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Zagreb, fly  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD

$135 - $356

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Budapest (BUD) LJU - BUD

$117 - $531

Bus to Trieste, fly  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Budapest (BUD) TRS - BUD

$109 - $613

Shuttle  •  5h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Budapest Eurobusways

$83 - $138

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to train which costs 230 kn - 340 kn and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to drive which costs 390 kn - 600 kn and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sušak Pećine and arriving at Budapest-Déli via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Budapest is 427 km. The road distance is 504 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 7h 20m and costs 190 kn - 390 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Rijeka to Budapest, including transfers.

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Rijeka to Budapest bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Rijeka station.

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to bus which takes 7h 20m and costs 190 kn - 390 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230 kn - 340 kn and takes 10h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Budapest via Zagreb in around 7h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Budapest via Zagreb in around 10h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$24 - $35
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Email
info@bus60.hr
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bus60.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Crnja Tours
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Rijeka to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Rijeka to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Rijeka to Budapest train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Budapest-Déli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Budapest is 504 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Rijeka to Budapest.

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Swiss, CSA, LOT and five other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Rijeka to Budapest bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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