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There are 8 ways to get from Durrës to Rijeka by bus, car ferry, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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 via Zagreb  •  17h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Durrës to Prizren
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka

590 kn - 900 kn

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Fly Tirana to Trieste, bus  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Trieste (TRS) TIA - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

341 kn - 1.341 kn

6 alternative options

Bus  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Durrës to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Rijeka

514 kn - 625 kn

Car ferry, night bus  •  40h 38m

  1. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Trieste
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station N406 / ...

782 kn - 1.316 kn

Drive  •  11h 15m

  1. Drive from Durrës to Rijeka 884 km

650 kn - 1.000 kn

Fly Tirana to Venice, shuttle  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Venice (VCE) TIA - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

801 kn - 3.561 kn

Fly Tirana to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Venice Treviso (TSF) TIA - TSF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Rijeka

561 kn - 3.861 kn

Drive, bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  13h 26m

  1. Drive from Durrës to Ulcinj
  2. Take the bus from Ulcinj to Dubrovnik
  3. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zagreb (ZAG) DBV - ZAG
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

687 kn - 1.309 kn

Durrës to Rijeka by bus

The bus journey time between Durrës and Rijeka is around 17h 55m and covers a distance of around 1183 km. The fastest bus normally takes 17h 55m. Services are operated by Arditi Tours, Vector, Skreb and others. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
17h 55m
Fastest bus time:
17h 55m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
590 kn
Carbon emissions:
147 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:00
Last bus departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Durrës to Rijeka bus schedules

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Last updated: June 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Durrës to Rijeka is to bus which costs $80 - $100 and takes 23h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Durrës to Rijeka is to fly and shuttle which costs $90 - $650 and takes 9h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durrës to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Durrës and arriving at Rijeka via Prizren and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 32m.

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It is 602 km from Durrës to Rijeka. It is approximately 884 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Durrës to Rijeka without a car is to bus via Zagreb which takes 17h 32m and costs $90 - $150.

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It takes approximately 17h 32m to get from Durrës to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Durrës to Rijeka bus services, operated by Arditi Tours, depart from Durrës station.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Durrës to Rijeka bus services, operated by Skreb, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durrës to Rijeka is 884 km. It takes approximately 11h 15m to drive from Durrës to Rijeka.

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Map of how to get from Durrës to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 601.9 km
  • Duration: 17h 32m

What companies run services between Durrës, Albania and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Durrës to Rijeka via Prizren and Zagreb in around 17h 32m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.200 kn
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kn - 2.700 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.800 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150 kn - 850 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.400 kn
Bus operators
Arditi Tours
Phone
+383 49 871 234
Email
ardititours@hotmail.com
Website
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Durrës to Prizren
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Vector
Phone
045 119 284
Email
info@vectortravelgroup.com
Website
vectortravelgroup.com
Bus from Prizren to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
460 kn - 650 kn
Schedules at
vectortravelgroup.com
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Email
info@bus60.hr
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
60 kn
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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 Zagreb to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
80 kn - 100 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
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 Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Durrës to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Gostivar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
430 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Ulcinj to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Pleso Prijevoz
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Trieste
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
700 kn - 850 kn
Car
950 kn - 1.100 kn
Inside cabin 2 beds
950 kn - 1.050 kn
Inner cabin 2 beds
1.100 kn - 1.300 kn

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Albawings, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Venice Airport.

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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 Durrës to Tirana Airport is to Airport Shuttle which takes 40 min and costs $10.

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