There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Rijeka by plane, bus, night bus, train, night train, 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

Fly to Venice  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Venice (VCE) ATH - VCE

$115 - $690

Cheapest option

Bus Siamos Tours  •  28 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Rijeka

$85 - $102

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Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 27 min

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

$123 - $365

Fly to Rijeka  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rijeka (RJK) ATH - RJK

$223 - $1,123

Fly to Trieste, night bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Trieste (TRS) ATH - TRS
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$111 - $455

Fly to Ljubljana, night bus  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ATH - LJU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$159 - $608

Fly to Klagenfurt, night bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ATH - KLU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$184 - $738

Train, bus  •  23 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Rijeka

$101 - $142

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Rijeka

$107 - $152

Train, night train  •  34 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  5. Take the train from Zagreb to Rijeka

$101 - $220

Bus, car ferry  •  39 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka 409

$131 - $368

Drive  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Rijeka 1030.8 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Rijeka is to bus which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 28 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Rijeka is to fly and bus which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Rijeka via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Rijeka via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Beograd and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 43 min.

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The distance between Athens and Rijeka is 1122 km. The road distance is 1649.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 29 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 49 min to get from Athens to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Athens to Rijeka bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 700.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 49 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Rijeka, Croatia?

Volotea, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Athens to Rijeka hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Rijeka via Beograd and Belgrade in around 25 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Athens to Venice via Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Athens to Venice via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Rijeka via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Athens to Rijeka via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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.

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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 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Simeonidis Tours
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fils.hr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$315 - $318
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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