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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb, bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zagreb (ZAG) AMS - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

697 kn - 2.018 kn

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Bus  •  24h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Ljubljana bus station N885
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station N948 / ...

536 kn - 642 kn

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Rijeka  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Rijeka (RJK) EIN - RJK

930 kn - 2.493 kn

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

727 kn - 3.598 kn

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Ljubljana (LJU) AMS - LJU
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

767 kn - 2.938 kn

Train to Rotterdam, fly to Pula, bus  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Pula (PUY) RTM - PUY
  3. Take the bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station

1.298 kn - 7.144 kn

Bus via Velika Kladuša  •  18h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Velika Kladuša
  2. Take the bus from Velika Kladuša to Rijeka Velika Kladusa Central Bus Station - Rijeka Central Bus Station

554 kn - 948 kn

Train  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana 211 / ...
  4. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka 481 / ...

991 kn - 1.700 kn

Night train  •  22h 57m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rosenheim En
  2. Take the night train from Rosenheim to Rijeka En

912 kn - 1.755 kn

Drive  •  12h 17m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Rijeka 1343.6 km

1.200 kn - 1.900 kn

Amsterdam to Rijeka by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Rijeka is around 43h 13m and covers a distance of around 1413 km. The fastest train normally takes 38h 49m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and others, the Amsterdam to Rijeka train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Rijeka. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
43h 13m
Fastest train time:
38h 49m
Train distance:
1413 km
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
991 kn
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:38
Last train departs at:
18:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Rijeka train schedules

Netherlands → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rijeka is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rijeka is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rijeka is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, returning to Netherlands from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Rijeka is to bus which costs €70 - €85 and takes 24h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Rijeka is to train and fly which costs €120 - €330 and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Rijeka via Velika Kladuša. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Rijeka via Oberhausen Hbf, Villach Hbf and Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 34m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Rijeka is 1048 km. The road distance is 1343.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Rijeka without a car is to bus via Velika Kladuša which takes 18h 57m and costs €70 - €130.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Amsterdam to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Rijeka train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Rijeka is to bus via Velika Kladuša which takes 18h 57m and costs €70 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €130 - €230 and takes 20h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 1048.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Rijeka via Velika Kladuša in around 18h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Rijeka via Oberhausen Hbf, Villach Hbf, and Ljubljana in around 20h 34m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.300 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.500 kn
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
490 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.300 kn
Flights from Rotterdam to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.100 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 2.900 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.800 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.800 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.900 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 kn - 850 kn
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
110 kn - 260 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
110 kn - 160 kn
1st Class
180 kn - 260 kn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
85 kn - 200 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
85 kn - 120 kn
1st Class
140 kn - 200 kn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150 kn - 340 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
150 kn - 210 kn
1st Class
240 kn - 340 kn
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
12h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
550 kn - 800 kn
1st Class
900 kn - 1.300 kn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 300 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
70 kn - 90 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
320 kn - 600 kn
Website
Thalys
Standard
320 kn - 440 kn
Comfort
410 kn - 550 kn
Premium
440 kn - 600 kn
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.500 kn
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2.200 kn - 2.500 kn
Standard
420 kn - 550 kn
Standard Premier
700 kn - 950 kn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 kn - 900 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240 kn - 330 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
Pleso Prijevoz
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 65 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Poreč to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Velika Kladuša
Ave. Duration
14h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
420 kn - 800 kn
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Velika Kladusa Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
470 kn - 600 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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

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Amsterdam to Rijeka train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Rijeka is 1344 km. It takes approximately 12h 17m to drive from Amsterdam to Rijeka.

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Air France, KLM, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Rijeka bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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