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

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Bus Luki Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste N535 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Bolzano

$54 - $79

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Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Bozen 409

$29 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 12 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 Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Rv / ...

$41 - $98

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Bolzano 234.5 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Bolzano is to bus which costs 180 kn - 310 kn and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Bolzano is to drive which costs 350 kn - 550 kn and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Bozen. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Bolzano via Pivka, Trieste Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 12 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Bolzano is 273 km. The road distance is 375.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Bolzano without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 340 kn - 500 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Rijeka to Bolzano, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Bolzano is to bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 340 kn - 500 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250 kn - 650 kn and takes 10 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Bolzano.
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  • Distance: 170.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Bolzano via Trieste in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Bolzano via Pivka, Trieste, Trieste Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 10 h 12 min.

Train operators
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 - $13
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
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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.

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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 Bozen
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
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
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Trieste to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
lukibus.com

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

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Rijeka to Bolzano train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bolzano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Bolzano is 375 km. It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to drive from Rijeka to Bolzano.

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