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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  6h 50m

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

674 kn - 1.553 kn

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Bus  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Rijeka bus station N948 / ...

320 kn - 450 kn

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Fly to Trieste, bus  •  7h 9m

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

544 kn - 16.463 kn

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 22m

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

554 kn - 3.833 kn

Fly to Ljubljana, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

794 kn - 2.373 kn

Fly to Pula, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Pula (PUY) FRA - PUY
  2. Take the bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station

549 kn - 1.503 kn

Fly to Graz, shuttle, train  •  10h 13m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Graz (GRZ) FRA - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

1.064 kn - 10.563 kn

Train, bus  •  14h 28m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the bus from Villach Bus Station to Rijeka bus station 944

622 kn - 832 kn

Train  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana 211 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka 481 / ...

692 kn - 992 kn

Bus via Novigrad  •  19h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt StuttgarterStrasse to Novigrad Central Bus Station Frankfurt - Pula
  2. Take the bus from Novigrad to Rijeka Novigrad Konzum - Rijeka Central Bus Station

357 kn - 475 kn

Drive  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka 909.9 km

700 kn - 1.100 kn

Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka by train and bus

The journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Rijeka is around 28h 30m and covers a distance of around 1032 km. The fastest journey normally takes 28h 30m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and FlixBus, the Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Rijeka bus station. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
28h 30m
Fastest journey time:
28h 30m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
622 kn
Carbon emissions:
75 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:20
Last service departs at:
14:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka train and bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rijeka is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rijeka is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rijeka is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

Yes, entry into Germany from Croatia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka is to bus which costs €40 - €60 and takes 14h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka is to fly and bus which costs €85 - €210 and takes 6h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt central train station station and arriving at Rijeka bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Rijeka via Villach Hbf and Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 51m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Rijeka is 684 km. The road distance is 909.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 14h 28m and costs €80 - €110.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt central train station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka is to bus which takes 14h 37m and costs €40 - €60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €90 - €140 and takes 14h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 684.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Rijeka, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt central train station to Rijeka bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost 330 kn - 410 kn and the journey takes 14h 37m. Autotrans d.d. also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka via Villach Hbf and Ljubljana in around 14h 51m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18.000 kn - 23.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.300 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 9.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.400 kn
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
70 kn - 90 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 kn - 700 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Pleso Prijevoz
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 Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Villach Bus Station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 150 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
330 kn - 410 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
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.
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
320 kn - 450 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
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 Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 300 kn
Private
1.000 kn - 2.400 kn
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Bus from Novigrad Konzum to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
60 kn - 110 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 65 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Poreč to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Novigrad to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Frankfurt StuttgarterStrasse to Novigrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 470 kn
Book at
Nomago
Economy
250 kn - 360 kn
Premium
290 kn - 400 kn
Family&friends
340 kn - 470 kn
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Novigrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
290 kn - 390 kn
Website
Crnja Tours

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rijeka bus station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka is 910 km. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Rijeka.

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Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Zagreb 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 Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35880 train which takes 15 min and costs €3 - €5.

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