There are 6 ways to get from Rijeka to Bologna by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste 406 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$36 - $68

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Bologna, Bologna N535

$22 - $40

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Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Pivka
  2. Take the train from Pivka to Trieste
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$43 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Bologna 231.6 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bologna (BLQ) TRS - BLQ

$58 - $265

Shuttle  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Bologna

$50 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Bologna is to bus which costs 140 kn - 240 kn and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Bologna is to drive which costs 350 kn - 550 kn and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Pivka, Trieste Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Bologna is 261 km. The road distance is 370.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Bologna without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs 230 kn - 440 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Rijeka to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 163.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Bologna, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Rijeka to Bologna twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Bologna via Pivka, Trieste, Trieste Centrale, and Venezia Mestre in around 8 h 16 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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