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Line 481 train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the line 481 train from Ilirska Bistrica to Rijeka 481 / ...

44 kn - 195 kn

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Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Jelšane to Rijeka 28 km

21 kn - 35 kn

Slovenia → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Slovenia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Slovenia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Slovenia
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Slovenia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Slovenia.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovenia from Croatia.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Jelšane to Rijeka is to drive, which costs €2 - €5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jelšane to Rijeka is to drive which costs €2 - €5 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Jelšane and Rijeka is 23 km. The road distance is 28 km.

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The best way to get from Jelšane to Rijeka without a car is to line 481 train which takes 3h 27m and costs €5 - €26.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Jelšane to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jelšane to Rijeka is 28 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Jelšane to Rijeka.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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  • Distance: 23.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Jelšane, Slovenia and Rijeka, Croatia?

Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ilirska Bistrica to Rijeka twice daily. Tickets cost 24 kn - 70 kn and the journey takes 1h 13m.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ilirska Bistrica to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24 kn - 70 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
35 kn - 50 kn
Regional Train Ticket
24 kn - 35 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
55 kn - 70 kn

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