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There are 4 ways to get from Ancona to Rijeka by train, night bus, bus, shuttle, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, night bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  4. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$53 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Venice, Venice Mestre N433
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Rijeka 406 / ...

$36 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus, shuttle  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C Baltour
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Rijeka

$59 - $416

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51
  2. Drive from Zadar to Rijeka

$49 - $74

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Rijeka is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Rijeka is to train and night bus which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 9 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Rijeka via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Rijeka is 207 km.

The best way to get from Ancona to Rijeka without a car is to train and night bus which takes 9 h and costs 45€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Ancona to Rijeka, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 129.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ancona to Rijeka via Venice, Venice Mestre in around 11 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ancona to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18

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