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There are 4 ways to get from Rijeka to Salzburg by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Salzburg, Salzburg South N948 / ...

$22 - $40

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Train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$47 - $77

Night train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Rijeka to Salzburg Hbf En

$30 - $50

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Salzburg 243.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Salzburg is to bus which costs 140 kn - 240 kn and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Salzburg is to drive which costs 300 kn - 450 kn and takes 4h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 56m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Rijeka and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 14m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Salzburg is 295 km. The road distance is 389 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Salzburg without a car is to bus which takes 5h 56m and costs 140 kn - 240 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka to Salzburg, Salzburg South takes 5h 56m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Salzburg is to bus which takes 5h 56m and costs 140 kn - 240 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300 kn - 500 kn and takes 8h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Salzburg, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Rijeka to Salzburg twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 56m. Crnja Tours also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Salzburg via Ljubljana and Villach Hbf in around 8h 56m.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $21
Night train from Rijeka to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Crnja Tours

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Rijeka to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg, Salzburg South station.

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Rijeka to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Salzburg is 389 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Rijeka to Salzburg.

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