There are 4 ways to get from Rijeka to Ljubljana by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana 958 / ...

$12 - $17

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Rideshare  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rijeka to Ljubljana 71.4 miles

$9

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana

$10 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Ljubljana 70.9 miles

$14 - $21

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rijeka and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Ljubljana is 81 km. The road distance is 113.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .

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The bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Rijeka to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Rijeka station.

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 2 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Rijeka to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Rijeka to Ljubljana train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Rijeka to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min.

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
$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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Ljubljana is 113 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Rijeka to Ljubljana.

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Book your Rijeka to Ljubljana bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rijeka and Ljubljana. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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