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There are 5 ways to get from Rijeka to Venice by bus, train, night bus, car or shuttle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka bus station to Venice

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Train

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Pivka
  2. Take the train from Pivka to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
  3. Take the train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Venezia S. Lucia

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Rijeka bus station to Trieste
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Drive

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Venice

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport

Rijeka to Venice by bus

The bus journey time between Rijeka and Venice is around 3h 55m and covers a distance of around 235 km. Operated by FlixBus, the Rijeka to Venice bus service departs from Rijeka bus station and arrives in Venice. Typically 13 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Buses
3h 55m Average Duration
€13 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Croatia

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Croatia from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Venice is to bus which costs 100 kn - 130 kn and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Venice is to drive which costs 320 kn - 480 kn and takes 2h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka bus station station and arriving at Venice. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Venice. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Pivka and Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Venice is 165 km. The road distance is 228.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs 100 kn - 130 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka bus station to Venice takes 3h 55m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Venice is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs 100 kn - 130 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120 kn - 260 kn and takes 7h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Venice.
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  • Distance: 165.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Venice, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Rijeka bus station to Venice twice daily. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rijeka to Venice via Pivka and Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr in around 7h 21m.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Pivka to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €13
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€7 - €10
Regional Train Ticket
€5 - €8
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€10 - €13
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
Train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka bus station to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rijeka bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Rijeka to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice station.

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Rijeka to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Venice is 229 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Rijeka to Venice.

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