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There are 3 ways to get from Opatija to Rijeka by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station Opatija Central Bus Station - Rijeka Central Bus Station / ...

9 kn - 140 kn

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Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Opatija to Rijeka 17 km

210 kn - 250 kn

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Opatija to Rijeka 17 km

13 kn - 19 kn

Opatija to Rijeka by bus

The bus journey time between Opatija and Rijeka is around 19 min and covers a distance of around 17 km. The fastest bus normally takes 15 min. Operated by Autotrans d.d., Brioni Pula, FlixBus and others, the Opatija to Rijeka bus service departs from Opatija Central Bus Station and arrives in Rijeka Central Bus Station. Typically 30 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
19 min
Fastest bus time:
15 min
Buses per week:
30
Cheapest price:
9 kn
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:55
Last bus departs at:
19:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Opatija to Rijeka bus schedules

Opatija → Rijeka
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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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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Opatija to Rijeka is to drive, which costs 13 kn - 19 kn and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Opatija to Rijeka is to taxi which costs 210 kn - 250 kn and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Opatija Central Bus Station station and arriving at Rijeka Central Bus Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Opatija and Rijeka is 11 km. The road distance is 17 km.

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The best way to get from Opatija to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 9 kn - 140 kn.

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The bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station takes 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Opatija to Rijeka bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., depart from Opatija Central Bus Station.

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Opatija to Rijeka bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., arrive at Rijeka Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Opatija to Rijeka is 17 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Opatija to Rijeka.

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  • Distance: 10.9 km
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Opatija, Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia and Rijeka, Croatia?

Autotrans d.d. operates a bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 95 kn - 140 kn and the journey takes 20 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Opatija Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95 kn - 140 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Opatija to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9 kn - 13 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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 Opatija to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Opatija to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Opatija to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Other operators
Taxi from Opatija to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
210 kn - 250 kn
Taxi služba Rijeka
Phone
+385 91 115 5560
Website
vip-taxi-rijeka.com
Radio Taxi Rijeka
Phone
+385 51 585 585
Website
radiotaxirijeka.com.hr
Taxi Rijeka
Phone
+385 95 887 5807
Website
taxi-rijeka.com.hr
Taxi Cammeo Rijeka
Phone
+385 51 313 313
Website
cammeo.hr

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