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There are 3 ways to get from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 17m

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

65 kn - 80 kn

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Train  •  2h 52m

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

60 kn - 130 kn

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Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka 111.5 km

85 kn - 130 kn

Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka by bus

The bus journey time between Ljubljana and Port of Rijeka is around 2h 17m and covers a distance of around 114 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by FlixBus, the Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka bus service departs from Ljubljana bus station and arrives in Rijeka bus station. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 17m
Fastest bus time:
2h 17m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
65 kn
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:05
Last bus departs at:
05:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka bus schedules

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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Port of 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: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka is to bus, which costs €8 - €11 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana bus station station and arriving at Rijeka bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Rijeka. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Port of Rijeka is 80 km. The road distance is 111.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 2h 17m and costs €8 - €11.

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The bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station takes 2h 17m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka is to bus which takes 2h 17m and costs €8 - €11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €8 - €17 and takes 2h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 80.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Port of Rijeka, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station once 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 60 kn - 130 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
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rijeka bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Ljubljana to Port of Rijeka.

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