There are 9 ways to get from Rijeka to Bratislava by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus SAD Trenčín  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Bratislava

$27 - $60

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 958
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 901 / ...

$33 - $56

Train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$65 - $102

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Bratislava 352.8 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to Zagreb, fly, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Vienna (VIE) ZAG - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$111 - $341

Train to Ljubljana, fly, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Vienna (VIE) LJU - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$107 - $397

Train to Klagenfurt, fly, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$98 - $502

Train to Graz, fly, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Vienna (VIE) GRZ - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$127 - $662

Fly from Venice, bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Vienna (VIE) VCE - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$141 - $739

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Bratislava is to bus which costs 200 kn - 360 kn and takes 9 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Bratislava is to bus and fly which costs 700 kn - 2.200 kn and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Ljubljana and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Bratislava is 374 km. The road distance is 564.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 25 min and costs 170 kn - 350 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka to Bratislava takes 8 h 25 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Bratislava is to bus which takes 8 h 25 min and costs 170 kn - 350 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 410 kn - 650 kn and takes 11 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 233.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Bratislava, Slovakia?

SAD Trenčín operates a bus from Rijeka to Bratislava once a week. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Bratislava via Ljubljana and Wien Hbf in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
SAD Trenčín
Phone
(032) - 743 43 75
Website
sadtn.sk
Bus from Rijeka to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
sadtn.sk
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Rijeka to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP station.

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Rijeka to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Bratislava is 565 km. It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to drive from Rijeka to Bratislava.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Rijeka to Bratislava bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 270 kn - 2.400 kn.

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