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There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Rijeka by train, bus, 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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Train, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Trieste Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$80 - $120

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Bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Trieste 540 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$44 - $78

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Train, bus via Venezia Mestre  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$56 - $123

Drive  •  7h 22m

  1. Drive from Rome to Rijeka 465 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 24m

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

$87 - $616

Fly to Trieste, bus  •  6h 34m

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

$69 - $278

Train, shuttle  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale 9942 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Rijeka

$82 - $695

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Rijeka is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Rijeka is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Rijeka via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 5m.

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The distance between Rome and Rijeka is 412 km. The road distance is 744 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 14m and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Rome to Rijeka, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Rijeka is 744 km. It takes approximately 7h 22m to drive from Rome to Rijeka.

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  • Distance: 257.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Rome to Rijeka via Trieste in around 12h 5m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rome to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
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 Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$200 - $370
Shuttle from Bologna to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$53 - $58
Private
$340 - $650

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Venice Airport.

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

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There are 5381+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 10€ - 15€.

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