There are 9 ways to get from Rijeka to Salzburg by bus, night train, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste N535 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Salzburg

$29 - $44

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Bus, night train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Villach 944 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf. En

$30 - $57

Bus, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Villach 944 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$44 - $73

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  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 / ...

$49 - $78

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Salzburg 243.1 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Salzburg  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Salzburg (SZG) LJU - SZG

$130 - $710

Bus to Trieste, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Munich (MUC) TRS - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$150 - $564

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Munich (MUC) LJU - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$168 - $513

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Munich (MUC) ZAG - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$157 - $477

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Salzburg is to bus which costs 180 kn - 280 kn and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Salzburg is to drive which costs 300 kn - 440 kn and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Salzburg via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Ljubljana and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

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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 7 h 55 min and costs 180 kn - 280 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Rijeka to Salzburg, including transfers.

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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 7 h 55 min and costs 180 kn - 280 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 310 kn - 490 kn and takes 8 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Salzburg via Trieste in around 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Salzburg via Ljubljana and Villach Hbf in around 8 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Trieste to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Ljubljana to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Salzburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
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
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
$16 - $22
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Villach
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Rijeka to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Salzburg 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 4 h 11 min to drive from Rijeka to Salzburg.

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Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1252+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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