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There are 3 ways to get from Kranj to Rijeka by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station N948 / ...

84 kn - 190 kn

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Train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka 481 / ...

65 kn - 144 kn

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Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Kranj to Rijeka 139.2 km

100 kn - 160 kn

Kranj to Rijeka by train

The train journey time between Kranj and Rijeka is around 5h 30m and covers a distance of around 160 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 54m. Services are operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ). Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 30m
Fastest train time:
4h 54m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
65 kn
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:57
Last train departs at:
13:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kranj to Rijeka train schedules

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

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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
This applies to arrivals from Slovenia
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

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: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kranj to Rijeka is to train which costs €8 - €19 and takes 4h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Kranj to Rijeka is to drive. Taking this option will cost €14 - €21 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kranj to Rijeka station. However, there are services departing from Globus and arriving at Rijeka bus station via Ljubljana bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kranj to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Kranj and arriving at Rijeka via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Kranj and Rijeka is 102 km. The road distance is 139.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kranj to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 3h 53m and costs €11 - €25.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Kranj to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Kranj to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana bus station.

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Kranj to Rijeka train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Kranj to Rijeka is to bus which takes 3h 53m and costs €11 - €25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €8 - €19 and takes 4h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Kranj to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 101.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station twice daily. Tickets cost 65 kn - 80 kn and the journey takes 2h 17m. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Rijeka once daily. Tickets cost 45 kn - 85 kn and the journey takes 2h 52m.

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
45 kn - 85 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
45 kn - 60 kn
Regional Train Ticket
50 kn - 65 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
70 kn - 85 kn
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Kranj to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rijeka bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kranj to Rijeka is 139 km. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Kranj to Rijeka.

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