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There are 9 ways to get from Menton to Rijeka by train, bus, night train, shuttle, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the train from Menton to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Trieste Centrale Fr
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...

489 kn - 1.113 kn

Cheapest option

Train, night train, bus  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the night train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia Mestre Nj
  3. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...

421 kn - 668 kn

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Bus, shuttle  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Menton to Genova Piazza della Vittoria
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Rijeka

522 kn - 4.325 kn

Drive  •  7h 35m

  1. Drive from Menton to Rijeka 764.9 km

600 kn - 950 kn

Fly to Rijeka  •  8h 26m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rijeka (RJK) NCE - RJK

1.271 kn - 3.791 kn

Fly to Trieste, bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Trieste (TRS) NCE - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

641 kn - 2.641 kn

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  10h 7m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zagreb (ZAG) NCE - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

711 kn - 2.631 kn

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  9h 4m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

581 kn - 3.811 kn

Fly to Ljubljana, train  •  11h 26m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Ljubljana (LJU) NCE - LJU
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

781 kn - 2.751 kn

France → Croatia
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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
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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.

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

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Menton to Rijeka is to train and night train and bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 14h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Menton to Rijeka is to drive which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 7h 35m.

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The distance between Menton and Rijeka is 576 km. The road distance is 764.9 km.

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The best way to get from Menton to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 26m and costs 60€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 12h 26m to get from Menton to Rijeka, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Rijeka Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Menton to Rijeka is 765 km. It takes approximately 7h 35m to drive from Menton to Rijeka.

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Croatia Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Nice Airport to Rijeka Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Menton to Nice Airport is to bus which takes 1h 12m and costs 2€.

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  • Distance: 575.9 km
  • Duration: 12h 26m

What companies run services between Menton, France and Rijeka, Croatia?

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and Eurowings fly from Menton to Rijeka once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Nice to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Nice to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.000 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.500 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440 kn - 2.000 kn
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.800 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.300 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Rijeka via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.400 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
430 kn - 1.700 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.100 kn
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.100 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.400 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.500 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.600 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.500 kn
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.700 kn
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Menton to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
Thello
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 140 kn
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 750 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
230 kn - 310 kn
Base Standard
420 kn - 600 kn
Base Premium
500 kn - 750 kn
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 150 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
130 kn - 150 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
220 kn - 290 kn
Website
Nightjet
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 58m
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Website
Baltour
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Genova to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Bologna to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
350 kn - 4.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
350 kn - 380 kn
Private
2.200 kn - 4.100 kn
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
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