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There are 4 ways to get from Rijeka to Šibenik by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka bus station to Šibenik N948 / ...

210 kn - 310 kn

Cheapest option

Train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ostarije Re
  2. Take the train from Ostarije to Perkovic Ic

175 kn - 247 kn

2 alternative options

Bus via Gospić  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Gospic
  2. Take the bus from Gospić to Šibenik

204 kn - 224 kn

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Šibenik 343.1 km

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

Average bus time:
5h 18m
Fastest bus time:
4h 45m
Bus distance:
389 km
Buses per week:
19
Cheapest price:
150 kn
Carbon emissions:
48 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
02:30
Last bus departs at:
13:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rijeka to Šibenik bus schedules

Rijeka → Šibenik
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Šibenik is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Šibenik is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Šibenik is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Šibenik is to train which costs 170 kn - 250 kn and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Šibenik is to drive which costs 260 kn - 380 kn and takes 3h 27m.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Rijeka and Šibenik is 211 km. The road distance is 343.1 km.

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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.

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The bus from Rijeka bus station to Šibenik takes 5h 5m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Rijeka to Šibenik train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Rijeka station.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Šibenik.
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  • Distance: 211.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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 operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 80 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Ostarije to Perkovic
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
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 Rijeka bus station to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 190 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 310 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Gospic
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
144 kn
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Gospić to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 80 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr

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

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Rijeka to Šibenik train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Perkovic station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Šibenik is 343 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Rijeka to Šibenik.

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