There are 11 ways to get from Bucharest to Rijeka by plane, bus, night bus, train, night train 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 Rijeka  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Rijeka (RJK) OTP - RJK

$194 - $665

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Fly to Trieste, night bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Trieste (TRS) OTP - TRS
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$62 - $297

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Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Zagreb (ZAG) OTP - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

$134 - $327

Fly to Venice Treviso  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Venice Treviso (TSF) OTP - TSF

$71 - $512

Fly to Ljubljana, night bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Ljubljana (LJU) OTP - LJU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$150 - $550

Fly to Klagenfurt, night bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Klagenfurt (KLU) OTP - KLU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$165 - $760

Bus Brianna Tour  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 944 / ...

$87 - $108

Bus via Ljubljana  •  27 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
  2. Take the bus from Ploiești to Ljubljana
  3. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka

Train  •  27 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Koprivnica
  3. Take the train from Koprivnica to Rijeka

$96 - $141

EuroNight, train  •  31 h 14 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Rijeka Istria First Water

$63 - $100

Drive  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Rijeka 733 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Rijeka is to EuroNight and train which costs $60 - $100 and takes 31 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Rijeka is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $330 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Rijeka via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Rijeka via Budapest-Keleti and Koprivnica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 14 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Rijeka is 924 km. The road distance is 1172.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 5 min and costs $85 - $110.

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It takes approximately 10 h 23 min to get from Bucharest to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Rijeka bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Rijeka train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rijeka is to fly which takes 10 h 23 min and costs $190 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $110 and takes 24 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 27 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 577.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 23 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Rijeka, Croatia?

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Bucharest to Rijeka once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Rijeka via Trieste in around 24 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rijeka via Vienna, Split
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rijeka via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rijeka via Vienna, Split
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenföld to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
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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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 Ploiești to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Rijeka Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Rijeka is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 8:45 AM in Bucharest and 7:45 AM in Rijeka.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Rijeka is 1173 km. It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to drive from Bucharest to Rijeka.

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Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines, Wizz Air and three other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Rijeka Airport.

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There are 5575+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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