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There are 12 ways to get from Rijeka to Rotterdam by train, plane, bus, shuttle, night train or car

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Train to Ljubljana, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Amsterdam (AMS) LJU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$106 - $389

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Bus  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 268 / ...

$65 - $98

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Bus to Zagreb, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Amsterdam (AMS) ZAG - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$109 - $334

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Amsterdam (AMS) VCE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$104 - $664

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Rotterdam  •  8 h 26 min

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

$116 - $547

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Brussels, train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Brussels (BRU) LJU - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$124 - $364

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Brussels, train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Brussels (BRU) VCE - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$97 - $629

Bus, train via Torino Porta Susa  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste 406 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal

$315 - $416

Night train, train  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from Rijeka to Villach Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$223 - $339

Bus Eurolines IT, train  •  33 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste 406 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste Terminal Passegieri to Amsterdam Amstelstation
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Amstel to Rotterdam Centraal

$110 - $165

Drive, train  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$234 - $351

Drive  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Rotterdam 845.9 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 420 kn - 650 kn and takes 25 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Rotterdam is to bus and fly and train which costs 700 kn - 2.200 kn and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Villach Hbf, Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 40 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Rotterdam is 1035 km. The road distance is 1353.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Rotterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 18 h 27 min and costs 2.000 kn - 2.700 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Rijeka to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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

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

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 646.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Rotterdam via Düsseldorf Hbf and Düsseldorf in around 25 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Venice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Venice to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Venice to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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
Night train from Rijeka to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Amstel to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str. to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
regiojet.com

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Rijeka to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Rijeka to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Rotterdam is 1353 km. It takes approximately 12 h 52 min to drive from Rijeka to Rotterdam.

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Transavia Holland, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 577+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $71 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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