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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Samoborček  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Gospic
  2. Take the bus from Gospić to Split

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Senj, Starigrad 941
  2. Take the bus from Senj, Starigrad to Split 941

$21 - $37

7 alternative options

Bus Brioni Pula  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Split 941

$30 - $55

Train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ostarije
  2. Take the train from Ostarije to Split

$28 - $42

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Split 225.7 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Zagreb, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU) ZAG - SPU

$72 - $197

Fly from Rijeka  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Rijeka (RJK) to Split (SPU) RJK - SPU

$61 - $916

Night bus to Pula, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rijeka to Pula
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Split (SPU) PUY - SPU

$68 - $248

Fly from Venice  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Split (SPU) VCE - SPU

$107 - $793

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Split is to train which costs 180 kn - 270 kn and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Split is to fly which costs 380 kn - 6.000 kn and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Split is 257 km. The road distance is 361.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Rijeka to Split, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Split. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Split. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Split via Ostarije. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Split, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Split via Gospic and Gospić in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Split via Ostarije in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Rijeka to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Flights from Pula to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Silver Air
Website
silverair.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Split via Mali Losinj
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Pula to Split via Mali Losinj
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$24 - $210
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Rijeka to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Flights from Pula to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $70
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Pula to Split via Mali Losinj
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Train from Ostarije to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Gospic
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Gospić to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Split
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Split
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Senj, Starigrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Senj, Starigrad to Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rijeka to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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