There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Rijeka by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  6h 59m

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

215 kn - 796 kn

6 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Poreč International
  2. Take the bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station Porec Central Bus Station - Rijeka Central Bus Station

487 kn - 603 kn

Drive  •  4h 56m

  1. Drive from Milan to Rijeka 480.1 km

480 kn - 700 kn

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste, bus  •  5h 46m

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

629 kn - 1.663 kn

Fly Milan Malpensa to Trieste, bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Trieste (TRS) MXP - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

1.350 kn - 4.352 kn

Fly Milan Malpensa to Rijeka  •  8h 6m

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

1.336 kn - 4.982 kn

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

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

781 kn - 1.922 kn

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Rijeka is to train and bus which costs 28€ - 110€ and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Rijeka is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Rijeka station. However, there are services departing from Milan and arriving at Rijeka Central Bus Station via Porec Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 11m.

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The distance between Milan and Rijeka is 410 km. The road distance is 480.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 59m and costs 28€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Milan to Rijeka, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Milan to Rijeka is to bus which takes 10h 11m and costs 65€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 180€ - 700€ and takes 8h 6m.

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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 Autotrans d.d., arrive at Rijeka Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 410.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 59m

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

You can take a bus from Milan to Rijeka via Porec Central Bus Station in around 10h 11m. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milan to Rijeka 6 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 8.000 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 8.000 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 8.000 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 8.500 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.700 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 6.000 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 8.000 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 8.000 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kn - 1.700 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
430 kn - 1.900 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 6.000 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.400 kn
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
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
160 kn - 220 kn
Base Standard
300 kn - 410 kn
Base Premium
370 kn - 550 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65 kn - 180 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65 kn - 95 kn
Base Standard
100 kn - 140 kn
Base Premium
120 kn - 180 kn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 kn - 140 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
125 kn - 135 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

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
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26 kn - 130 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
26 kn - 35 kn
Base 2nd Class
80 kn - 100 kn
Base 1st Class
110 kn - 125 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 Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
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
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porec to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Website
vollo.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
vollo.hr
Bus from Porec Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
vollo.hr
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Milan to Poreč
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
410 kn - 470 kn
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Poreč to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Rijeka is 480 km. It takes approximately 4h 56m 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 5741+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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