There are 10 ways to get from Rijeka to Budapest by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 20 min

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

$28 - $60

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Bus Eurolines HU  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Budapest Népliget 675

$56 - $76

Bus, train  •  8 h 52 min

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

$31 - $60

Train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli D

$36 - $51

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Budapest 315 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Budapest  •  7 h 53 min

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

$135 - $356

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Budapest  •  9 h 46 min

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

$117 - $531

Bus to Trieste, fly to Budapest  •  9 h 18 min

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

$109 - $613

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Vienna, bus, train  •  8 h 50 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 Airport to Györ, Győr
  4. Take the train from Györ to Budapest-Déli

$120 - $354

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Vienna, bus, train  •  9 h 52 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 Airport to Györ, Győr
  4. Take the train from Györ to Budapest-Déli

$117 - $409

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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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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sušak Pećine and arriving at Budapest-Déli via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 34 min.

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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 7 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min 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 Sušak Pećine station.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Budapest is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min 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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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

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, you can take a train from Rijeka to Budapest via Zagreb in around 10 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
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 and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 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
$22 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$24 - $35
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
$15 - $21
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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

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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Györ, Győr
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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Rijeka to Budapest train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Budapest-Déli station.

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

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LOT, Swiss, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Budapest Airport.

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