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There are 11 ways to get from Rijeka to Zürich by bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Bus Croatia Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zürich

$40 - $60

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Bus, train  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste 406 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec

$63 - $179

Bus FlixBus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste 406 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zurich 409

$50 - $95

Night train  •  15h 59m

  1. Take the night train from Rijeka to Ljubljana En
  2. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB En

$106 - $175

Drive  •  7h 49m

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Zürich 477.6 miles

$95 - $150

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Zurich  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH

$121 - $359

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Zurich  •  6h 20m

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

$114 - $344

Bus to Trieste, fly to Zurich  •  8h

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

$118 - $581

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Zurich  •  7h 56m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH

$109 - $684

Train, shuttle to Graz, fly to Zurich  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  3. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Zurich (ZRH) GRZ - ZRH

$161 - $704

Bus to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB

$110 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Zürich is to bus which costs 270 kn - 390 kn and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Zürich is to bus and fly which costs 700 kn - 2.300 kn and takes 6h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Zürich. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijeka to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Zürich HB via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 59m.

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The distance between Rijeka and Zürich is 506 km. The road distance is 764.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Zürich without a car is to bus which takes 10h 45m and costs 270 kn - 390 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka to Zürich takes 10h 45m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Rijeka to Zürich bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Rijeka station.

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

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 316.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 45m

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Zürich, Switzerland?

Croatia Bus operates a bus from Rijeka to Zürich 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 10h 45m. Eurolines CH also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Night train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Rijeka to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Rijeka to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$200 - $370
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360

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Rijeka to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Rijeka to Zürich train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Zürich is 764 km. It takes approximately 7h 49m to drive from Rijeka to Zürich.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Rijeka to Zürich bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 4h 16m and costs 270 kn - 2.400 kn.

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