There are 8 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  •  8 h 14 min

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

$79 - $120

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Trieste, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Trieste (TRS) CIA - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport to Rijeka

$37 - $265

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Train, bus via Venezia Mestre  •  8 h 43 min

  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 / ...

$55 - $122

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Trieste 540 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$43 - $78

Bus Eurolines IT  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Romе Tiburtina to Postojina
  2. Take the bus from Postojna to Rijeka

$67 - $91

Drive  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Rijeka 465 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Rome to Trieste, bus  •  6 h 17 min

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

$68 - $267

Fly Rome to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 24 min

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

$87 - $616

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Rijeka via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 min.

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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 8 h 14 min and costs .

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

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Rome to Rijeka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Trieste Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Rome to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 257.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Rome to Rijeka via Trieste in around 11 h 56 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rome to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
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
5 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Postojna to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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