There are 11 ways to get from Budapest to Rijeka by bus, train, car or plane

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

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

Cheapest option

Bus Crnja Tours  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Rijeka 675

$31 - $76

9 alternative options

Train Croatian Railways (HŽPP)  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica Adria First Flight
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Rijeka

$33 - $48

Train  •  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 Budapest 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 Budapest to Ljubljana, bus  •  9 h 53 min

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

Fly Budapest to Trieste, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Trieste (TRS) BUD - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Novigrad to Rijeka

Bus to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

Fly Budapest to Venice Treviso  •  8 h 43 min

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

$68 - $531

Fly Budapest to Vienna, bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka

Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Rijeka is 427 km. The road distance is 503 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Rijeka is to drive which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 16 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Rijeka via Koprivnica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 7 min.

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.

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

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 7 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 Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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 Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 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 Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
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
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Novigrad to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Budapest to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll. to Wien Flughafen Schwechat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12

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