There are 8 ways to get from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Trieste, fly  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) TRS - CLJ

$181 - $1,016

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Train, bus  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Kelenföld Istria First Water
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj

$54 - $73

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Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) LJU - CLJ

$59 - $275

Fly from Venice Treviso  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) TSF - CLJ

$83 - $546

Bus Brianna Tour  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste N535 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Cluj

$74 - $94

Train, bus via Debrecen  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Zugló to Debrecen Ic
  3. Take the bus from Debrecen to Cluj-Napoca

Bus Matei Unitrans  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Klagenfurt 996
  2. Take the bus from Klagenfurt to Cluj-Napoca

$96 - $121

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca 594.4 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca is to train and bus which costs 340 kn - 460 kn and takes 19 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which costs 500 kn - 3.500 kn and takes 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Cluj via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Cluj-Napoca is 724 km. The road distance is 951 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 15 min and costs 460 kn - 600 kn.

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It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to get from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rijeka station.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs 500 kn - 3.500 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 460 kn - 600 kn and takes 16 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, arrive at Cluj station.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 452.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 50 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

Wizz Air flies from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca via Trieste in around 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Cluj-Napoca via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Trieste to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Trieste to Cluj-Napoca via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Venice Treviso to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Ljubljana to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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 Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zugló to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Brianna Tour
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Trieste to Cluj
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
huben.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Debrecen to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
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Cluj-Napoca is 1 h ahead of Rijeka. It is currently 5:46 AM in Rijeka and 6:46 AM in Cluj-Napoca.

Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca is 951 km. It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to drive from Rijeka to Cluj-Napoca.

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Alitalia, Ryanair, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Trieste Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 683+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Venice Treviso Airport is to shuttle which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 270 kn - 2.400 kn.

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