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There are 5 ways to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$65 - $92

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Bus Hafet Tours  •  23 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Tetovo
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$80 - $109

Drive  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Thessaloniki 740.4 miles

$170 - $260

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Thessaloniki (SKG) LJU - SKG

$133 - $362

Bus to Trieste, fly  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) TRS - SKG

$140 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 420 kn - 600 kn and takes 18 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki is to bus and fly which costs 900 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 10 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Thessaloniki via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 7 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Thessaloniki is 864 km. The road distance is 1184.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 7 min and costs 420 kn - 600 kn.

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It takes approximately 18 h 7 min to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Rijeka to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Rijeka station.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Rijeka to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Rijeka. It is currently 9:02 AM in Rijeka and 10:02 AM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 540 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 7 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Thessaloniki via Skopje in around 18 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Milan Linate, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
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
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Rijeka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
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 Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Thessaloniki is 1185 km. It takes approximately 12 h 1 min to drive from Rijeka to Thessaloniki.

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Transavia Holland, Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and three other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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