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There are 5 ways to get from Rijeka to Padua by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Padua, Padova N406

$15 - $26

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste 406 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...

$17 - $59

Train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Pivka
  2. Take the train from Pivka to Trieste Centrale
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...

$23 - $60

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Padua 159.7 miles

$35 - $60

Shuttle, bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport
  2. Take the bus from Venice Airport to Padova Via Tommaseo Fiera Em/E015-Z/E015-V

$48 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Padua is to bus which costs 100 kn - 170 kn and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Padua is to drive which costs 240 kn - 360 kn and takes 2h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Padua, Padova. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Padua. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Padova via Pivka, Trieste Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Padua is 200 km. The road distance is 255.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Padua without a car is to bus which takes 4h 45m and costs 100 kn - 170 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka to Padua, Padova takes 4h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Rijeka to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rijeka station.

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Padua is to bus which takes 4h 45m and costs 100 kn - 170 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140 kn - 390 kn and takes 7h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Padua.
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  • Distance: 124.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Padua, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Rijeka to Padua once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Padua via Pivka, Trieste Centrale, and Venezia Mestre in around 7h 2m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Rijeka to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Pivka to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
BusItalia Veneto
Phone
049.8206811
Email
clienti.padova@fsbusitaliaveneto.it
Website
fsbusitaliaveneto.it
Bus from Venice Airport to Padova Via Tommaseo Fiera
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fsbusitaliaveneto.it

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Rijeka to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Rijeka to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Padua is 256 km. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Rijeka to Padua.

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