There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Rijeka by plane, 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. ATH - VCE

$115 - $700

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  25 h 12 min

$92 - $152

8 alternative options

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. ATH - ZAG

$123 - $365

Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. ATH - LJU

$165 - $615

Fly to Trieste, bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. ATH - TRS

$117 - $462

Train, bus  •  23 h 25 min

  1. 600

$101 - $147

Bus FP Travel  •  26 h 16 min

$119 - $161

Train, night train  •  34 h 47 min

  1. 600
  2. En

$101 - $220

Bus, car ferry  •  40 h 28 min

  1. 409

$131 - $368

Drive  •  16 h 28 min

  1. 1030.8 miles

$240 - $360

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 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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 Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.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 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
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
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
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
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 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Athens to Venice via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Mykonos, Naples
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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
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
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
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
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
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
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $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 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Simeonidis Tours
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fils.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
brioni.hr
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bstours.rs
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$317 - $319
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Rijeka is 1122 km. The road distance is 1649 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Rijeka is to bus which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 25 h 12 min.

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

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 47 min.

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 12 min.

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