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There are 4 ways to get from Rijeka to Venice by bus, night bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka bus station to Venice 541 / ...

13€ - 17€

3 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Rijeka bus station to Trieste N944 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re

17€ - 30€

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Venice 228.7 km

28€ - 45€

Shuttle  •  4h 46m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport

45€ - 326€

Rijeka to Venice by buses

The bus journey time between Rijeka and Venice is around 4h 18m and covers a distance of around 239 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 55m. Operated by FlixBus, the Rijeka to Venice bus service departs from Rijeka bus station and arrives in Venice. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 18m
Fastest bus time:
3h 55m
Buses per week:
12
Cheapest price:
13€
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:20
Last bus departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rijeka to Venice bus schedules

Croatia → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Croatia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy 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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Italy.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Venice is to bus which costs 100 kn - 130 kn and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Venice is to drive which costs 210 kn - 310 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 4h 35m.

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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 4h 35m and costs 100 kn - 130 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka bus station to Venice takes 4h 35m 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 bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice 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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  • Distance: 165.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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 4h 35m.

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
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka bus station to Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rijeka bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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