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There are 4 ways to get from Rijeka to Zagreb by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb 940

$9 - $55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rijeka to Zagreb 102.8 miles

$9

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Zagreb

$16 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Zagreb 102.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Zagreb is to rideshare which costs 54 kn and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Zagreb is to drive which costs 130 kn - 190 kn and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rijeka and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Zagreb is 131 km. The road distance is 164.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs 55 kn - 360 kn.

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The bus from Rijeka to Zagreb takes 2 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Zagreb is to bus which takes 2 h and costs 55 kn - 360 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100 kn - 150 kn and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 82 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Zagreb, Croatia?

Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Rijeka to Zagreb 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h. Eight other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Rijeka to Zagreb twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Polet Vonkovci
Phone
+385 (0) 32 308 935
Email
polet@polet.hr
Website
polet.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
polet.hr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rijeka to Zagreb bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Zagreb station.

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Rijeka to Zagreb train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Zagreb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Zagreb is 164 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Rijeka to Zagreb.

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Book your Rijeka to Zagreb bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rijeka and Zagreb. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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