There are 8 ways to get from Rijeka to Hvar by bus, ferry, train, car, car ferry, plane or night bus

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, ferry via Gospic  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Gospic
  2. Take the bus from Gospić to Split
  3. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar

$4 - $9

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Bus Brioni Pula, ferry  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Split
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar 9608S / ...

$38 - $62

Train, ferry  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ostarije
  2. Take the train from Ostarije to Split
  3. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar

$32 - $50

Bus Arriva d.o.o., ferry  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Split 941
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar 9608S / ...

$28 - $41

Drive, line 635 carferry  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Split
  2. Take the line 635 carferry from Split to Stari Grad 635

$49 - $73

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Split, ferry  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU) ZAG - SPU
  3. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar

$75 - $206

Night bus to Pula, fly to Split, ferry  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rijeka to Pula
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Split (SPU) PUY - SPU
  3. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar

$72 - $256

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Brac, Catamaran  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Brac (BWK) ZAG - BWK
  3. Take the Catamaran from Bol to Hvar

$113 - $312

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rijeka and Hvar is 288 km.

The best way to get from Rijeka to Hvar without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 8 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Rijeka to Hvar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 2640+ hotels available in Hvar. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Hvar.
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  • Distance: 179.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Hvar, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Rijeka to Hvar. However, you can take the bus to Gospic, take the walk to Gospić, take the bus to Split, take the walk to Split, then take the ferry to Hvar. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rijeka to Hvar via Split in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Pula to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Zagreb to Brac
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Train from Ostarije to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Gospic
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Gospić to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Split
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Split
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Split to Hvar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6
Car ferry from Split to Stari Grad
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6
Ferry from Bol to Hvar
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6

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