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There are 11 ways to get from Bucharest to Rijeka by plane, bus, train, shuttle, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Rijeka  •  10h 18m

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

$189 - $665

Cheapest option

Fly to Trieste, bus  •  11h 6m

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

$63 - $304

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Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  7h 54m

  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 Ljubljana, train  •  11h 2m

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

$132 - $393

Fly to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Venice Treviso (TSF) OTP - TSF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Rijeka

$71 - $502

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle, train  •  12h 13m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Klagenfurt (KLU) OTP - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

$143 - $628

Bus  •  24h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$86 - $111

Train, bus  •  27h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud Ir / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ploiești to Ljubljana
  3. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka 958

$78 - $135

Train  •  28h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica D
  4. Take the train from Koprivnica to Rijeka

$104 - $164

Night train, train  •  27h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Kelenföld D
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Rijeka

$149 - $217

Drive  •  13h 20m

  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 bus which costs $85 - $120 and takes 24h 5m.

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

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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 24h 5m.

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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 Kelenföld and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 53m.

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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 24h 5m and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 10h 18m 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 10h 18m and costs $180 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 24h 5m, you could also train, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 28h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 577.2 miles
  • Duration: 10h 18m

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 24h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rijeka via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Koprivnica to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
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
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ploiești to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$200 - $370
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$11 - $40
Private
$45 - $180

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Rijeka Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 15m and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Rijeka bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Rijeka station.

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Rijeka is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 12:43 PM in Bucharest and 11:43 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 13h 20m to drive from Bucharest to Rijeka.

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Croatia Airlines, Tarom, Condor Flugdienst and three other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Rijeka Airport.

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There are 5381+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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

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