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Bus  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna International Airport to Rijeka bus station N919

214 kn - 288 kn

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Train  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Rijeka Ic

130 kn - 550 kn

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the night train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Ogulin En
  2. Take the train from Ogulin to Susak-Pecine Re

869 kn - 1.153 kn

Drive  •  5h 34m

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Rijeka 542.7 km

420 kn - 650 kn

Bus, fly to Zagreb  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

424 kn - 1.978 kn

Bus, fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
  4. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

909 kn - 2.488 kn

Bus, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

534 kn - 4.058 kn

Bus, fly to Graz, shuttle, train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
  4. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

1.064 kn - 4.588 kn

Slovakia to Rijeka by bus

The bus journey time between Slovakia and Rijeka is around 9h 32m and covers a distance of around 579 km. The fastest bus normally takes 9h 32m. Operated by RegioJet, Slovak Lines Express a.s., Slovak Lines and others, the Slovakia to Rijeka bus service departs from Bratislava, Most SNP and arrives in Rijeka bus station. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h 32m
Fastest bus time:
9h 32m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
265 kn
Carbon emissions:
72 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
04:08
Last bus departs at:
04:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Slovakia to Rijeka bus schedules

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  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Slovakia

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Considerations leaving from Slovakia

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Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from Slovakia.

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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 Slovakia from Croatia.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Slovakia to Rijeka is to bus which costs €28 - €40 and takes 9h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Slovakia to Rijeka is to drive. Taking this option will cost €55 - €85 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Slovakia to Rijeka station. However, there are services departing from Bratislava, Most SNP and arriving at Rijeka bus station via Vienna International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arriving at Rijeka. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 56m.

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The distance between Slovakia and Rijeka is 537 km. The road distance is 542.7 km.

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The best way to get from Slovakia to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 9h 40m and costs €28 - €40.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Slovakia to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Slovakia to Rijeka bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava, Most SNP station.

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Slovakia to Rijeka train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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The best way to get from Slovakia to Rijeka is to bus which takes 9h 40m and costs €28 - €40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €17 - €70 and takes 12h 56m.

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  • Distance: 536.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Slovakia and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Bratislava to Rijeka via Vienna International Airport in around 9h 40m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Rijeka once daily. Tickets cost 130 kn - 550 kn and the journey takes 12h 56m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.600 kn
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.100 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.700 kn
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
12h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 550 kn
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
130 kn - 180 kn
1st Class
330 kn - 550 kn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Ogulin
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
800 kn - 1.100 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
70 kn - 90 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
23 kn - 35 kn
Website
RegioJet
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
76 kn
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
25 kn - 35 kn
Website
Slovak Lines
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 Bratislava,,Most SNP to Vienna International Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
190 kn - 230 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pleso Prijevoz
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
75 kn - 1.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
75 kn - 240 kn
Private
320 kn - 1.100 kn
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 Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 300 kn
Private
1.000 kn - 2.400 kn

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Slovakia to Rijeka train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Slovakia to Rijeka is 543 km. It takes approximately 5h 34m to drive from Slovakia to Rijeka.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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