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There are 9 ways to get from Shkodër to Rijeka by bus, car, plane, train or shuttle

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Bus  •  16h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Prizren
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka

634 kn - 944 kn

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Bus via Ploče  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Kotor
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Ploče
  3. Take the bus from Ploce Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station

298 kn - 560 kn

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Bus via Prijedor  •  24h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Prijedor
  3. Take the bus from Prijedor to Rijeka

700 kn - 896 kn

Drive  •  9h 18m

  1. Drive from Shkodër to Rijeka 776.4 km

550 kn - 900 kn

Bus, bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Zagreb  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Kotor
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Dubrovnik
  3. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zagreb (ZAG) DBV - ZAG
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

663 kn - 1.175 kn

Train to Tirana, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the train from Shkodër to Durrës
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Venice (VCE) TIA - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

637 kn - 4.839 kn

Train to Tirana, fly to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the train from Shkodër to Durrës
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Venice Treviso (TSF) TIA - TSF
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Rijeka

527 kn - 3.839 kn

Bus to Podgorica, fly to Belgrade, shuttle  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Podgorica
  2. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Belgrade (BEG) TGD - BEG
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belgrade to Rijeka

856 kn - 1.559 kn

Bus, bus to Skopje, fly to Zagreb  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Suharekë
  2. Take the bus from Suva Reka to Skopje
  3. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zagreb (ZAG) SKP - ZAG
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

1.032 kn - 3.604 kn

Shkodër to Rijeka by buses

The bus journey time between Shkodër and Rijeka is around 38h 55m and covers a distance of around 1178 km. The fastest bus normally takes 38h 55m. Services are operated by Atmaxha, Vector, Skreb and others. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
38h 55m
Fastest bus time:
38h 55m
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
634 kn
Carbon emissions:
147 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:00
Last bus departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shkodër to Rijeka bus schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shkodër to Rijeka is to bus via Ploče which costs $45 - $90 and takes 21h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Shkodër to Rijeka is to drive which takes 9h 18m and costs $95 - $140.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shkodër to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Shkodër and arriving at Rijeka via Prizren and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 33m.

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The distance between Shkodër and Rijeka is 545 km. The road distance is 776.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shkodër to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 16h 33m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 16h 33m to get from Shkodër to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Shkodër to Rijeka bus services, operated by Atmaxha, depart from Shkodër station.

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The quickest flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Shkodër to Rijeka bus services, operated by Skreb, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shkodër to Rijeka is 776 km. It takes approximately 9h 18m to drive from Shkodër to Rijeka.

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  • Distance: 545.2 km
  • Duration: 16h 33m

What companies run services between Shkodër, Albania and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Shkodër to Rijeka via Prizren and Zagreb in around 16h 33m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.300 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Tirana to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.500 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Podgorica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 kn - 1.300 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 4.300 kn
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
460 kn - 2.500 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
410 kn - 2.800 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirana to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210 kn - 1.400 kn
Train operators
Albanian Railways
Website
hsh.com.al
Train from Shkodër to Durrës
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10 kn - 12 kn
Schedules at
hsh.com.al
Bus operators
Atmaxha
Phone
+383 (0)29 226666
Email
info@atmaxhatrans.com
Website
atmaxhatrans.com
Bus from Shkodër to Prizren
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
114 kn
Schedules at
atmaxhatrans.com
Book at
atmaxhatrans.com
Bus from Shkodër to Suharekë
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
114 kn
Schedules at
atmaxhatrans.com
Book at
atmaxhatrans.com
Vector
Phone
045 119 284
Email
info@vectortravelgroup.com
Website
vectortravelgroup.com
Bus from Prizren to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
460 kn - 650 kn
Schedules at
vectortravelgroup.com
Bus from Suva Reka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
Schedules at
vectortravelgroup.com
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Email
info@bus60.hr
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
60 kn
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Ploce Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 300 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Ploče to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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 Zagreb to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
80 kn - 100 kn
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 Zagreb Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Shkodër to Kotor
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Book at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Shkodër to Budva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Book at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Shkodër to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Book at
kotortotirana.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Kotor to Ploče
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Kotor to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 50 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bocac Tours
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Prijedor to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
313 kn
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
Bozur
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Kotor Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 39 kn
Website
Blue Line
Pleso Prijevoz
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
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
455 kn
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs

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