There are 4 ways to get from Rijeka to Šibenik by bus, train or car
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Bus • 5h 5m
210 kn - 310 kn
Train • 8h 54m
175 kn - 247 kn
2 alternative options
Bus via Gospić • 5h 50m
204 kn - 224 kn
Drive • 3h 27m
260 kn - 380 kn
Rijeka to Šibenik by bus
The bus journey time between Rijeka and Šibenik is around 5h 18m and covers a distance of around 389 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 45m. Operated by FlixBus and Brioni Pula, the Rijeka to Šibenik bus service departs from Rijeka bus station and arrives in Šibenik. Typically 19 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Bus route overview
First and last buses
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Rijeka to Šibenik bus schedules
Buses departing Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Buses departing Thursday, July 29, 2021
Buses departing Friday, July 30, 2021
Buses departing Saturday, July 31, 2021
Buses departing Sunday, August 1, 2021
Buses departing Monday, August 2, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Šibenik is 00385 91 468 30 32.
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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Šibenik is to train which costs 170 kn - 250 kn and takes 8h 54m.
The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Šibenik is to drive which costs 260 kn - 380 kn and takes 3h 27m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka bus station station and arriving at Šibenik. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 5m.
No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Šibenik. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Sibenik via Ostarije and Perkovic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.
The distance between Rijeka and Šibenik is 211 km. The road distance is 343.1 km.
The best way to get from Rijeka to Šibenik without a car is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs 210 kn - 310 kn.
The bus from Rijeka bus station to Šibenik takes 5h 5m including transfers and departs once daily.
Rijeka to Šibenik bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rijeka bus station.
Rijeka to Šibenik train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Rijeka station.
The best way to get from Rijeka to Šibenik is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs 210 kn - 310 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170 kn - 250 kn and takes 8h 54m.
What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Šibenik, Šibensko-Kniniska, Croatia?
FlixBus operates a bus from Rijeka bus station to Šibenik twice daily. Tickets cost 150 kn - 190 kn and the journey takes 5h 5m. Brioni Pula also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Šibenik via Ostarije and Perkovic in around 8h 54m.
Train from Rijeka to Ostarije
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 29m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- 55 kn - 80 kn
- Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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- Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Ostarije to Perkovic
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).
Bus from Rijeka bus station to Šibenik
- Ave. Duration
- 5h 5m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- 150 kn - 190 kn
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More Questions & Answers
Rijeka to Šibenik bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Šibenik station.
Rijeka to Šibenik train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Perkovic station.
Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Šibenik is 343 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Rijeka to Šibenik.
Book your Rijeka to Šibenik bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.
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