There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Rijeka by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$42 - $85

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Rijeka N406

$32 - $52

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Train, night train  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Aeroporto Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Pivka
  4. Take the night train from Pivka to Rijeka En

$47 - $89

Bus Stav Bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Novigrad International
  2. Take the bus from Novigrad to Rijeka

$76 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Rijeka 304.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport to Rijeka

$88 - $213

Fly Milan Malpensa to Rijeka  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rijeka (RJK) MXP - RJK

$151 - $579

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zagreb, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zagreb (ZAG) MXP - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

$121 - $291

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Milan and arriving at Rijeka via Novigrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Rijeka via Venezia Mestre, Trieste Airport and Pivka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Milan and Rijeka is 410 km. The road distance is 487.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Milan to Rijeka, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Rijeka train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Rijeka is to bus which takes 10 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 10 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Milan to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 256.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Milan to Rijeka via Novigrad in around 10 h 6 min. Alternatively, Eurowings and Swiss fly from Milan to Rijeka once daily.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Zurich, Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Trieste Airport to Pivka
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Novigrad to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Novigrad to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Milan to Novigrad
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Rijeka is 488 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Milan to Rijeka.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 4954+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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