There are 7 ways to get from Split to Rijeka by night bus, bus, ferry, train, car or plane

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Night bus, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Split to Gospić N920
  2. Take the bus from Gospić to Rijeka L938

$24 - $41

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Bus, Catamaran  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Novalja
  2. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka 9309

$23 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus Samoborček  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Gospić
  2. Take the bus from Gospic to Rijeka

Train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Ostarije
  2. Take the train from Ostarije to Rijeka

$27 - $40

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Rijeka 941

$23 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Split to Rijeka 259.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Zagreb (ZAG) SPU - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

$71 - $198

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Split and arriving at Rijeka. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Rijeka via Ostarije. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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The distance between Split and Rijeka is 257 km. The road distance is 415.3 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Rijeka without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Split to Rijeka, including transfers.

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

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Split to Rijeka train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Rijeka is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Split to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 160.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Split to Rijeka via Gospić and Gospic in around 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Split to Rijeka via Ostarije in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Ostarije to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
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
Night bus from Split to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gospić to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Gospic to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ferry operators

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Split to Rijeka train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Rijeka is 415 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Split to Rijeka.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Split Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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

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There are 4954+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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