There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Rijeka by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka

$28 - $53

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Bus Eurolines HU  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Rijeka 675

$46 - $56

Train Croatian Railways (HŽPP)  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Koprivnica D
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Rijeka

$74 - $106

Train Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Rijeka Istria First Water

$31 - $51

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Rijeka 314.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 28 min

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

$134 - $356

Fly to Ljubljana, night bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ljubljana (LJU) BUD - LJU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$135 - $678

Fly to Klagenfurt, night bus  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BUD - KLU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$195 - $718

Fly to Venice Treviso  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BUD - TSF

$68 - $511

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Rijeka is to train which costs 8 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Rijeka is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Rijeka is 427 km. The road distance is 502.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Budapest to Rijeka, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Rijeka via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Rijeka via Koprivnica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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Budapest to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Népliget station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Rijeka via Zagreb in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Rijeka via Koprivnica in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Eurolines HU

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