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There are 6 ways to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...

407 kn - 1.204 kn

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Bus via Siena  •  14h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Siena 1520 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Siena to Rijeka bus station 541

312 kn - 424 kn

4 alternative options

Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Pula bus station N533
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Rijeka

402 kn - 784 kn

Drive  •  7h 22m

  1. Drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka 755 km

700 kn - 1.100 kn

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 22m

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

509 kn - 3.710 kn

Fly to Trieste, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trieste (TRS) FCO - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

459 kn - 1.740 kn

Italy → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Thailand
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania

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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Italy.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rijeka is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Rijeka is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Croatia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka is to bus via Siena which costs €40 - €60 and takes 14h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka is to fly and bus which costs €60 - €230 and takes 6h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka station. However, there are services departing from Rome Ciampino Airport and arriving at Rijeka bus station via Rome Tiburtina Bus station and Siena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 21m.

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The distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and Rijeka is 420 km. The road distance is 755 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 25m and costs €50 - €160.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rijeka bus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka is 755 km. It takes approximately 7h 22m to drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka.

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  • Distance: 419.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA), Italy and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rijeka via Rome Tiburtina Bus station and Siena in around 14h 21m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360 kn - 2.000 kn
Train operators
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 Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
340 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
340 kn - 470 kn
Base Standard
600 kn - 800 kn
Base Premium
700 kn - 1.000 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Rome Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
260 kn - 750 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
270 kn - 390 kn
Smart Low Cost
260 kn - 370 kn
Smart Flex
500 kn - 750 kn
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 Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Siena
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Siena to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 250 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Website
Baltour
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Polet Vinkovci
Phone
+385 (0) 32 308 935
Email
polet@polet.hr
Website
polet.hr
Bus from Pula to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
351 kn
Schedules at
polet.hr

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