COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Austria. Learn More.

There are 3 ways to get from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk by bus, shuttle, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, shuttle, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Bleiburg Stadt Re

24€ - 150€

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Villach 944
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Bleiburg Stadt Re / ...

29€ - 46€

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk 208.8 km

21€ - 35€

Croatia → Austria
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International entry into Austria from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Austria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Vatican, Andorra, San Marino, Cyprus, Monaco, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Uruguay

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. United Kingdom and South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Croatia

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • No Covid-19 testing required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Passenger Location Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Finland, Greece, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Austria



Considerations leaving from Croatia

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from 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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bleiburg/Pliberk is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bleiburg/Pliberk is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bleiburg/Pliberk is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Austria.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 19 Jan 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk is to drive which costs 150 kn - 230 kn and takes 2h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk is to drive which costs 150 kn - 230 kn and takes 2h 53m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Bleiburg/Pliberk is 143 km. The road distance is 208.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk without a car is to bus and shuttle and train which takes 6h 4m and costs 180 kn - 1.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk is 209 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Bleiburg/Pliberk. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 143.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Bleiburg/Pliberk, Austria?

There is no direct connection from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk. However, you can take the bus to Ljubljana, take the walk to Ljubljana, take the shuttle to Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof, take the walk to Klagenfurt Hbf, then take the train to Bleiburg Stadt. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rijeka to Bleiburg/Pliberk via Villach, Villach Hbf, and Klagenfurt Hbf in around 7h 28m.

Train operators
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
05 17 17
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Bleiburg Stadt
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators

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
+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Bus from Rijeka to Villach
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Crnja Tours
+385 91 30 30 356
Bus from Rijeka Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Crnja Tours

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