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There are 8 ways to get from Belgrade to Rijeka by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Rijeka Belgrade - Pula / ...

200 kn - 250 kn

Cheapest option

Train  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the train from Beograd Centar to Dugo Selo 410 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dugo Selo to Rijeka Re

177 kn - 287 kn

6 alternative options

Bus via Gradiška  •  14h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Beograd to Gradiška
  2. Take the bus from Bosanski Gradiska Zob to Rijeka

420 kn - 480 kn

Drive  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Rijeka 550.1 km

420 kn - 650 kn

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  7h

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

649 kn - 2.139 kn

Fly to Rijeka  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Rijeka (RJK) BEG - RJK

1.179 kn - 4.499 kn

Fly to Ljubljana, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Ljubljana (LJU) BEG - LJU
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

699 kn - 2.759 kn

Shuttle  •  6h 20m

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

455 kn

Belgrade to Rijeka by bus

The bus journey time between Belgrade and Rijeka is around 7h 35m and covers a distance of around 549 km. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 35m. Services are operated by BS Tours, Fils and FlixBus. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7h 35m
Fastest bus time:
7h 35m
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
200 kn
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
22:00
Last bus departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Belgrade to Rijeka bus schedules

Serbia → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Serbia

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

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Serbia

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Serbia.

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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

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Serbia from Croatia.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Rijeka is to bus which costs RSD 3100 - RSD 3800 and takes 8h.

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The fastest way to get from Belgrade to Rijeka is to drive. Taking this option will cost RSD 6500 - RSD 9500 and takes 5h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belgrade and arriving at Rijeka. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Belgrade to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Beograd Centar and arriving at Rijeka via Dugo Selo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 29m.

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The distance between Belgrade and Rijeka is 476 km. The road distance is 550.1 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 8h and costs RSD 3100 - RSD 3800.

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The bus from Belgrade to Rijeka takes 8h including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Belgrade to Rijeka bus services, operated by BS Tours, depart from Belgrade station.

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Belgrade to Rijeka train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), depart from Beograd Centar station.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Rijeka is to bus which takes 8h and costs RSD 3100 - RSD 3800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RSD 2700 - RSD 4500 and takes 12h 29m, you could also fly, which costs RSD 18000 - RSD 70000 and takes 6h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Belgrade to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 476.4 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Rijeka, Croatia?

BS Tours operates a bus from Belgrade to Rijeka 4 times a week. Tickets cost 260 kn - 410 kn and the journey takes 8h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belgrade to Rijeka via Dugo Selo in around 12h 29m.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
480 kn - 1.100 kn
Flights from Belgrade to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
460 kn - 1.700 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Belgrade to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Belgrade to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.500 kn
Train operators
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 52m
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
260 kn - 410 kn
Schedules at
bstours.rs
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 Belgrade bus station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
200 kn - 250 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Bosanski Gradiska Zob to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
313 kn
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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pepeks.hr
Pleso Prijevoz
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
455 kn
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Belgrade to Rijeka bus services, operated by BS Tours, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Belgrade to Rijeka train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Rijeka is 550 km. It takes approximately 5h 16m to drive from Belgrade to Rijeka.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Belgrade Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Belgrade to Rijeka bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and 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 Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30 min and costs RSD 300.

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