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There are 9 ways to get from Ohrid to Rijeka by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  17h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Rijeka

471 kn - 570 kn

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Bus via Dubrovnik  •  24h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Sutomore
  2. Take the bus from Sutomore to Dubrovnik
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station

307 kn - 725 kn

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Bus via Gostivar  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Rijeka

462 kn - 559 kn

Drive  •  11h 50m

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Rijeka 1156.8 km

850 kn - 1.300 kn

Bus to Tirana, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Venice (VCE) TIA - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

797 kn - 3.593 kn

Bus to Tirana, fly to Trieste, bus  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Trieste (TRS) TIA - TRS
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

337 kn - 1.373 kn

Bus to Tirana, fly to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Venice Treviso (TSF) TIA - TSF
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Rijeka

557 kn - 3.893 kn

Bus to Skopje, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zagreb (ZAG) SKP - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

819 kn - 1.890 kn

Bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Herceg Novi
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zagreb (ZAG) DBV - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

595 kn - 1.328 kn

Ohrid to Rijeka by bus

The bus journey time between Ohrid and Rijeka is around 21h 15m and covers a distance of around 1158 km. The fastest bus normally takes 21h 15m. Services are operated by AD Galeb Ohrid, Makedonija Soobrakaj AD and Hafet Tours. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
21h 15m
Fastest bus time:
21h 15m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
471 kn
Carbon emissions:
144 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:45
Last bus departs at:
12:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ohrid to Rijeka bus schedules

North Macedonia → Croatia
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  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
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Conditions of entry into Croatia from North Macedonia

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from North Macedonia
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Considerations leaving from North Macedonia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from North Macedonia.

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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 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, returning to North Macedonia from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ohrid to Rijeka is to bus via Gostivar which costs $70 - $90 and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Ohrid to Rijeka is to bus and fly and shuttle which costs $85 - $650 and takes 11h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ohrid to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Ohrid and arriving at Rijeka via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 31m.

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The distance between Ohrid and Rijeka is 696 km. The road distance is 1156.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ohrid to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 17h 31m and costs $75 - $95.

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It takes approximately 17h 31m to get from Ohrid to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Ohrid to Rijeka bus services, operated by AD Galeb Ohrid, depart from Ohrid station.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Ohrid to Rijeka bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ohrid to Rijeka is 1157 km. It takes approximately 11h 50m to drive from Ohrid to Rijeka.

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Map of how to get from Ohrid to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 695.7 km
  • Duration: 17h 31m

What companies run services between Ohrid, North Macedonia and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ohrid to Rijeka via Skopje in around 17h 31m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 kn - 950 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.100 kn
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kn - 2.700 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.800 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150 kn - 850 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.400 kn
Bus operators
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30 kn - 60 kn
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Sutomore
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 270 kn
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 75 kn
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 270 kn
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
340 kn - 460 kn
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
420 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
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Bus from Gostivar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
430 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
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Bozur
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 330 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
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.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
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
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
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Albawings, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Venice Airport.

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