There are 10 ways to get from Rijeka to Greece by bus, plane, train, night 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

$124 - $364

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Train, night train  •  33 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  3. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$69 - $154

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Bus to Trieste, fly to Thessaloniki  •  10 h 23 min

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

$140 - $324

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Thessaloniki  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Thessaloniki (SKG) LJU - SKG

$133 - $363

Fly Venice to Athens  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Athens (ATH) VCE - ATH

$119 - $693

Bus, train  •  23 h 27 min

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

$104 - $146

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  25 h

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

$107 - $154

Bus Siamos Tours  •  28 h 49 min

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

$85 - $108

Bus, car ferry  •  40 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Venice, Venice 409
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$139 - $381

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 which costs 500 kn - 700 kn and takes 28 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Greece is to bus and fly which costs 750 kn - 2.300 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 via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Greece. However, there are services departing from Sušak Pećine and arriving at Athens via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Novi Beograd, Karadjordjev park, Beograd centar and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 41 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 and train which takes 23 h 27 min and costs 650 kn - 950 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 Fils, depart from Rijeka station.

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Rijeka to Greece train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Sušak Pećine station.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Greece is to fly which takes 9 h 28 min and costs 750 kn - 4.400 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 25 h.

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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?

Aegean Airlines, Volotea and seven other airlines fly from Rijeka to Athens every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rijeka to Athens via Belgrade and Beograd in around 25 h.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 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
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Venice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Venice to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
Train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
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 Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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 - $75
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
$65 - $80
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Simeonidis Tours
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
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
17 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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
$23 - $27
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
$100 - $330
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$100 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$318 - $321
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $330

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