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There are 3 ways to get from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...

110 kn - 160 kn

Cheapest option

Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Pivka Re
  2. Take the train from Pivka to Rijeka 481 / ...

57 kn - 135 kn

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka 77 km

70 kn - 110 kn

Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka by walk and bus

The journey time between Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia and Rijeka is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 78 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 45m. Operated by FlixBus and Autotrans d.d., the Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka service departs from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia and arrives in Rijeka bus station. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 55m
Fastest journey time:
1h 45m
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
50 kn
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:30
Last service departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka walk and bus schedules

Italy → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Thailand
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania

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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Italy.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Croatia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 1h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka is to drive which takes 1h 15m and costs €9 - €14.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Rijeka bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Rijeka via Pivka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia and Rijeka is 64 km. The road distance is 77 km.

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The best way to get from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 1h 56m and costs €14 - €20.

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The bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station takes 1h 45m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste station.

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Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka is to bus which takes 1h 56m and costs €14 - €20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €7 - €18 and takes 4h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 63.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia, Italy and Rijeka, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 3 times a day. Tickets cost 50 kn - 65 kn and the journey takes 1h 45m. Autotrans d.d. also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka via Trieste Centrale and Pivka in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26 kn - 60 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
51 kn - 56 kn
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Pivka to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 80 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
45 kn - 55 kn
Regional Train Ticket
30 kn - 40 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
60 kn - 80 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
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.

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Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rijeka bus station.

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Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka is 77 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia to Rijeka.

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