There are 6 ways to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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 Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  17 h 7 min

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

$76 - $105

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  27 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  3. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki

$41 - $114

4 alternative options

Bus Hafet Tours  •  25 h 32 min

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

Drive  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Thessaloniki 740.4 miles

$170 - $260

Bus to Trieste, fly  •  10 h 18 min

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

$140 - $324

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  10 h 37 min

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

$133 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki is to train and night train which costs 260 kn - 750 kn and takes 27 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki is to bus and fly which costs 850 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 10 h 18 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 17 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Sušak Pećine and arriving at Thessaloniki via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Novi Beograd, Karadjordjev park and Beograd centar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 21 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 17 h 7 min and costs 480 kn - 700 kn.

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It takes approximately 17 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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Rijeka to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Sušak Pećine station.

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 540 miles
  • Duration: 17 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 17 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Thessaloniki via Munich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
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 - $75
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
$65 - $80
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
Simeonidis Tours
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
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Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
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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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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