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

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

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976 / ...

$28 - $44

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Bus, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli D

$32 - $44

Bus Crnja Tours  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Budapest 675

$35 - $72

Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Kelenföld Istria First Water

$30 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Budapest 315 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Zagreb, fly  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD

$136 - $356

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Budapest (BUD) LJU - BUD

$117 - $532

Bus to Trieste, fly  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Budapest (BUD) TRS - BUD

$114 - $623

Fly from Venice Treviso  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Budapest (BUD) TSF - BUD

$73 - $522

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to bus and train which costs 200 kn - 280 kn and takes 8 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to drive which costs 380 kn - 600 kn and takes 4 h 51 min.

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

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Rijeka to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rijeka and arriving at Kelenföld. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Budapest via Zagreb in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Rijeka to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Venice Treviso to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
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
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Rijeka to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.hr
FlixBus
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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Budapest
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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