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There are 8 ways to get from Pilsen to Rijeka by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Rijeka bus station N958 / ...

330 kn - 411 kn

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Train  •  19h 56m

  1. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 763 / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Rijeka Ic

218 kn - 860 kn

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Drive  •  7h 38m

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Rijeka 805.8 km

600 kn - 900 kn

Train to Prague, fly to Rijeka  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Plzeň hl.n. to Praha-Smíchov
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rijeka (RJK) PRG - RJK

1.079 kn - 3.306 kn

Train to Munich, fly to Rijeka  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Rijeka (RJK) MUC - RJK

1.039 kn - 2.985 kn

Train to Munich, fly to Trieste, bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Trieste (TRS) MUC - TRS
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

679 kn - 3.135 kn

Train to Munich, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zagreb (ZAG) MUC - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

879 kn - 2.125 kn

Train, shuttle  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 763 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka 481 / ...

648 kn - 1.390 kn

Pilsen to Rijeka by bus

The bus journey time between Pilsen and Rijeka is around 28h 10m and covers a distance of around 957 km. The fastest bus normally takes 28h 10m. Operated by RegioJet and FlixBus, the Pilsen to Rijeka bus service departs from Pilsen, CAN and arrives in Rijeka bus station. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
28h 10m
Fastest bus time:
28h 10m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
330 kn
Carbon emissions:
119 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:05
Last bus departs at:
05:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pilsen to Rijeka bus schedules

Czech Republic → 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
  • 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.

Yes, entry into Czech Republic from Croatia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pilsen to Rijeka is to bus which costs 1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 14h.

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The fastest way to get from Pilsen to Rijeka is to train and fly which takes 7h 22m and costs 3 600 Kč - 12 000 Kč.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pilsen to Rijeka station. However, there are services departing from Pilsen, CAN and arriving at Rijeka bus station via Prague Main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Rijeka via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 56m.

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The distance between Pilsen and Rijeka is 498 km. The road distance is 805.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 14h and costs 1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 14h to get from Pilsen to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Pilsen to Rijeka bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Pilsen, CAN station.

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Pilsen to Rijeka train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Rijeka is to bus which takes 14h and costs 1 100 Kč - 1 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 700 Kč - 3 000 Kč and takes 19h 56m.

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  • Distance: 498 km
  • Duration: 14h

What companies run services between Pilsen, Czech Republic and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Pilsen to Rijeka via Prague Main station in around 14h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pilsen to Rijeka via Praha Hlavni Nadrazi in around 19h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 8.500 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 8.500 kn
Flights from Prague to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 8.500 kn
Flights from Munich to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.700 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.700 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 4.100 kn
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 kn - 60 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
35 kn - 45 kn
Business
50 kn - 60 kn
1st Class
50 kn - 60 kn
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Freising
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 170 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
100 kn - 120 kn
Business
130 kn - 170 kn
1st Class
140 kn - 170 kn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
17h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 800 kn
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
180 kn - 260 kn
1st Class
500 kn - 800 kn
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Phone
+42 023 470 4560
Website
pid.cz
Train from Plzeň hl.n. to Praha-Smíchov
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7 kn - 10 kn
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
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 52m
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29 kn - 45 kn
Website
RegioJet
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 Prague Main station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
300 kn - 370 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.
Pleso Prijevoz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.200 kn
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Rijeka Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Pilsen to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rijeka bus station.

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Pilsen to Rijeka train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Rijeka is 806 km. It takes approximately 7h 38m to drive from Pilsen to Rijeka.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Prague 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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