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There are 10 ways to get from Rijeka to Greece by bus, plane, shuttle, train, car ferry or car

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 to Zagreb, fly to Athens  •  7 h 37 min

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

$123 - $364

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Bus, train  •  26 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb 940
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$92 - $145

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Bus to Trieste, fly to Thessaloniki  •  10 h 48 min

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

$140 - $324

Bus to Trieste, fly to Athens  •  9 h 32 min

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

$112 - $451

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Athens  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Athens (ATH) VCE - ATH

$118 - $684

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$110 - $137

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$106 - $153

Train, bus  •  32 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  3. Take the train from Belgrade to Tabanovce 335
  4. Take the bus from Tabanovce to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$119 - $218

Bus, car ferry  •  40 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Venice, Venice
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$132 - $370

Drive  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Athens 1035 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Greece is to bus and train which costs 550 kn - 950 kn and takes 26 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Greece is to bus and fly which costs 750 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Greece. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Athens Karaiskaki sq via Skopje and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 52 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Greece is 939 km. The road distance is 1656.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Greece without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 52 min and costs 700 kn - 900 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Rijeka to Greece, including transfers.

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Rijeka to Greece bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Rijeka station.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Rijeka to Greece bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, arrive at Athens Karaiskaki sq station.

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Rijeka. It is currently 3:43 AM in Rijeka and 4:43 AM in Greece.

Map of how to get from Rijeka to Greece.
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  • Distance: 586.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Greece?

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Athens via Skopje and Thessaloniki in around 24 h 52 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Venice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Milan Linate, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Venice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Venice to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Milan Linate, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
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
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Tabanovce
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $90
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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 Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rijeka to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Rijeka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fils.hr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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
Email
info@bus60.hr
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bus60.hr
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
Autobusni Promet
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Tabanovce to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Greece is 1656 km. It takes approximately 16 h 38 min to drive from Rijeka to Greece.

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Aegean Airlines, Air Serbia, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 270 kn - 2.400 kn.

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