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There are 8 ways to get from Rijeka to Budapest by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb 940
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976 / ...

8 174 Ft - 16 000 Ft

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Bus, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb 940
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Budapest-Déli D

21 344 Ft - 33 650 Ft

Train  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ogulin 60
  2. Take the train from Ogulin to Budapest-Kelenföld B1205

9 585 Ft - 14 633 Ft

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Budapest 315 miles

17 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft

Fly from Rijeka  •  7h 1m

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

19 762 Ft - 83 828 Ft

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  9h 4m

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

33 096 Ft - 147 694 Ft

Bus to Trieste, fly  •  9h 17m

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

32 466 Ft - 179 197 Ft

Shuttle  •  5h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Budapest Eurobusways

22 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to train which costs 220 kn - 340 kn and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to drive which costs 390 kn - 600 kn and takes 4h 51m.

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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 7h 30m.

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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-Kelenföld via Ogulin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 45m.

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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 7h 30m and costs 180 kn - 370 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Rijeka to Budapest, including transfers.

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Rijeka to Budapest bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., 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 7h 30m and costs 180 kn - 370 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220 kn - 340 kn and takes 11h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 450 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 7h 1m.

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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Budapest via Zagreb in around 7h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Budapest via Ogulin in around 11h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 210 000 Ft
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 270 000 Ft
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 000 Ft - 300 000 Ft
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 000 Ft - 300 000 Ft
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 270 000 Ft
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90 000 Ft - 240 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 260 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 000 Ft - 490 000 Ft
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 430 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 000 Ft - 400 000 Ft
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 300 000 Ft
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rijeka to Ogulin
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 3 700 Ft
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
2 500 Ft - 3 700 Ft
1st Class
4 000 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Train from Ogulin to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
1st Class
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 800 Ft - 4 000 Ft
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
2 800 Ft - 4 000 Ft
1st Class
4 400 Ft - 6 000 Ft
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
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3 900 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 4 100 Ft
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Email
info@bus60.hr
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
3 175 Ft
Schedules at
bus60.hr
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 600 Ft - 4 400 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
1 300 Ft - 2 300 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Globtour
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Rijeka to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 39 000 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-Kelenföld 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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Wizz Air, Eurowings, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Rijeka Airport to Budapest Airport.

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

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There are 2923+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 13 570 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Rijeka Airport is to shuttle which takes 50m and costs 55 kn - 80 kn.

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