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There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Rijeka by plane, shuttle, bus, night bus, 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.

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Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Venice (VCE) ATH - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

$115 - $690

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Train, bus  •  24 h 5 min

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

$100 - $141

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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 Trieste, night bus  •  10 h 39 min

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

$111 - $454

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, night bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ATH - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
  3. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$159 - $597

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle, night bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ATH - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale
  3. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$184 - $737

Bus, shuttle  •  24 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belgrade to Rijeka Door to door Shuttle

$130 - $144

Bus  •  25 h

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

$106 - $151

Bus, car ferry, train  •  40 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$134 - $386

Drive  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Rijeka 1030.8 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Rijeka is to bus which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 25 h.

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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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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 24 h 5 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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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Athens to Rijeka bus services, operated by Fils, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Rijeka is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 12:56 AM in Athens and 11:56 PM in Rijeka.

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?

You can take a bus from Athens to Rijeka via Belgrade in around 25 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.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
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 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
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$200 - $370
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $44
Private
$170 - $310
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 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
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
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
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 - $75
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
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
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
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Rijeka is 1649 km. It takes approximately 16 h 28 min to drive from Athens to Rijeka.

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Aegean Airlines, Volotea, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 5189+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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