There are 4 ways to get from Koper to Rijeka by train, bus, night train or car

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

Train, bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Koper to Hrpelje-Kozina Ic 508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kozina to Rijeka

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Koper to Pivka Ic 502 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Pivka to Rijeka En

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Koper to Rijeka

$11 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Koper to Rijeka 52 miles

$10 - $15

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

Crnja Tours operates a bus from Koper to Rijeka 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Koper to Hrpelje-Kozina
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Koper to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Night train from Pivka to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Koper to Hrpelje Kozina
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Koper to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Kozina to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once 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 Koper to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Koper and Rijeka is 61 km. The road distance is 83 km.

The cheapest way to get from Koper to Rijeka is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Koper to Rijeka is to drive which takes 1 h 12 min and costs 8€ - 13€.

No, there is no direct train from Koper to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Koper and arriving at Rijeka via Pivka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Koper and arriving at Rijeka. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Koper to Rijeka, including transfers.