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

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N969

8 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft

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Bus, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Siofok N969
  2. Take the train from Siofok to Budapest-Deli 201 / ...

9 289 Ft - 11 098 Ft

Train  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Koprivnica Re
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Budapest-Deli Ic

11 339 Ft - 15 426 Ft

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Budapest 504 km

19 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft

Fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Rijeka (RJK) to Budapest (BUD) RJK - BUD

48 749 Ft - 112 366 Ft

Shuttle  •  5h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Budapest Eurobusways

24 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to bus which costs 180 kn - 230 kn and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to drive which costs 410 kn - 600 kn and takes 4h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Budapest-Deli via Koprivnica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 28m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Budapest is 427 km. The road distance is 504 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 6h 45m and costs 180 kn - 230 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld takes 6h 45m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to bus which takes 6h 45m and costs 180 kn - 230 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240 kn - 330 kn and takes 11h 28m, you could also fly, which costs 1.000 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 5h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 427.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Budapest, Hungary?

FlixBus operates a bus from Rijeka to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld twice daily. Tickets cost 8 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft and the journey takes 6h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Budapest via Koprivnica in around 11h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100 000 Ft - 400 000 Ft
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100 000 Ft - 400 000 Ft
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100 000 Ft - 400 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Train operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Siofok
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Rijeka to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Rijeka Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Rijeka to Budapest train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Budapest-Deli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Budapest is 504 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Rijeka to Budapest.

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Condor Flugdienst, Transavia Holland, Wizz Air and four other airlines offer flights from Rijeka Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Rijeka to Budapest bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 3417+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Rijeka Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs 300 kn - 370 kn.

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