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There are 12 ways to get from Rechthalten to Rijeka by train, bus, ferry, shuttle, night train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Rho-Fiera Milano Ec
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Trieste Centrale Fr
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...

873 kn - 2.011 kn

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Fribourg to Ljubljana bus station N953
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station N948 / ...

371 kn - 445 kn

10 alternative options

Train, bus, line 2 ferry, shuttle  •  16h 16m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Luzern
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
  3. Take the line 2 ferry from Tronchetto Mercato to P.le Roma "F" 2 / ...
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

1.008 kn - 3.524 kn

Train  •  18h 31m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich HB Ic1
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Schwarzach-St.Veit Ec
  3. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana 211 / ...
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka 481 / ...

1.502 kn - 2.730 kn

Train, night train  •  18h 50m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich HB Ic1
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Ljubljana En
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka 481 / ...

1.252 kn - 1.930 kn

Drive  •  8h 50m

  1. Drive from Rechthalten to Rijeka 837.3 km

650 kn - 1.000 kn

Train to Geneva, fly to Rijeka  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rijeka (RJK) GVA - RJK

1.607 kn - 5.800 kn

Train to Zurich, fly to Rijeka  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rijeka (RJK) ZRH - RJK

1.622 kn - 3.615 kn

Train to Basel, fly to Rijeka  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Rijeka (RJK) BSL - RJK

1.687 kn - 5.016 kn

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

1.042 kn - 4.435 kn

Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

1.112 kn - 2.855 kn

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana, train  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

1.182 kn - 3.375 kn

Rechthalten to Rijeka by bus and train

The journey time between Rechthalten and Rijeka is around 30h 20m and covers a distance of around 786 km. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 50m. Operated by Service d'automobiles TPF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), BLS AG and others, the Rechthalten to Rijeka service departs from Rechthalten, Dorf and arrives in Rijeka bus station. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
30h 20m
Fastest journey time:
19h 50m
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:35
Last service departs at:
06:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rechthalten to Rijeka bus and train schedules

Switzerland → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Switzerland

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

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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 Switzerland.

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Croatia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rechthalten to Rijeka is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 65 and takes 17h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Rechthalten to Rijeka is to train and fly which costs SFr 230 - SFr 850 and takes 8h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rechthalten to Rijeka station. However, there are services departing from Rechthalten, Dorf and arriving at Rijeka bus station via Fribourg/Freiburg, Pl. Gare, Fribourg and Ljubljana bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 12m.

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The distance between Rechthalten and Rijeka is 578 km. The road distance is 837.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rechthalten to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 45m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 12h 45m to get from Rechthalten to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Rechthalten to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Fribourg station.

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The best way to get from Rechthalten to Rijeka is to bus which takes 17h 12m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 210 - SFr 400 and takes 18h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Rijeka Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Rechthalten to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 578.2 km
  • Duration: 12h 45m

What companies run services between Rechthalten, Switzerland and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Rechthalten to Rijeka via Fribourg/Freiburg, gare rout., Fribourg/Freiburg, Pl. Gare, Fribourg, Poya, Fribourg, and Ljubljana bus station in around 17h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rechthalten to Rijeka via Fribourg/Freiburg, gare rout., Fribourg/Freiburg, Zuerich Hb, Schwarzach-St.Veit, Villach Hbf, and Ljubljana in around 18h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Geneva to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Geneva to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Geneva to Rijeka via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Zurich to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Zurich to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Basel to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.500 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.400 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.300 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Rijeka via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Basel to Rijeka via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.100 kn
Train operators
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 Bern to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
490 kn - 900 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
330 kn - 600 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
340 kn - 600 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.600 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
290 kn - 550 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
360 kn - 650 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
190 kn - 350 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 750 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
230 kn - 320 kn
Base Standard
420 kn - 600 kn
Base Premium
500 kn - 750 kn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.200 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 220 kn
Website
Railjet
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
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 300 kn
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
140 kn - 190 kn
1st Class
220 kn - 300 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
Bus from Fribourg to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
300 kn - 370 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 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.
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
280 kn - 600 kn
Website
ExpressBus
Pleso Prijevoz
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Rechthalten to Rijeka is 837 km. It takes approximately 8h 50m to drive from Rechthalten to Rijeka.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Rijeka Airport.

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