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

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Train, bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Rho Fiera Re4
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Trieste Centrale Fr
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station 406 / ...

385 kn - 963 kn

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Train, night bus  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Rho-Fiera Milano Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Trieste Centrale Fr
  3. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

476 kn - 1.159 kn

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Stresa to Rijeka 565.4 km

500 kn - 800 kn

Train, fly to Rijeka  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rijeka (RJK) MXP - RJK

1.369 kn - 3.191 kn

Train, fly to Trieste, bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Trieste (TRS) MXP - TRS
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

449 kn - 1.491 kn

Train, fly to Ljubljana  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Ljubljana (LJU) MXP - LJU
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

929 kn - 2.751 kn

Train, shuttle, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Centrale Re4
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Centrale Station to Novigrad
  3. Take the bus from Novigrad to Rijeka

510 kn - 5.643 kn

Stresa to Rijeka by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Stresa and Rijeka is around 22h 32m and covers a distance of around 562 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 2m. Operated by Trenord, Trenitalia Frecce, FlixBus and others, the Stresa to Rijeka service departs from Stresa and arrives in Rijeka bus station. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22h 32m
Fastest journey time:
9h 2m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
325 kn
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:23
Last service departs at:
17:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stresa to Rijeka train, walk and bus schedules

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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 Italy from Croatia.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Rijeka is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Stresa to Rijeka is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 5h 45m.

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The distance between Stresa and Rijeka is 463 km. The road distance is 565.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 5m and costs €50 - €130.

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It takes approximately 9h 5m to get from Stresa to Rijeka, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Rijeka Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stresa to Rijeka is 565 km. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Stresa to Rijeka.

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Croatia Airlines, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Rijeka Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Stresa to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 463.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 5m

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

There is no direct connection from Stresa to Rijeka. However, you can take the train to Rho Fiera, take the walk to Rho-Fiera Milano, take the train to Trieste Centrale, take the walk to Trieste, then take the bus to Rijeka bus station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stresa to Rijeka via Rho-Fiera Milano, Trieste Centrale, and Trieste in around 9h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
2.200 kn - 4.600 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.500 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
260 kn - 850 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
260 kn - 850 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
260 kn - 850 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
490 kn - 2.300 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.100 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 4.500 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.800 kn
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.500 kn
Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Stresa to Rho Fiera
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 kn - 55 kn
Website
Trenord
Train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Website
Trenord
Train from Stresa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 750 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
230 kn - 320 kn
Base Standard
420 kn - 600 kn
Base Premium
500 kn - 750 kn
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 Stresa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40 kn - 85 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
75 kn - 85 kn
Train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29 kn - 65 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
56 kn - 61 kn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Stresa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
190 kn - 350 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Milano Centrale Station to Novigrad
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
400 kn - 5.500 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
400 kn - 430 kn
Private
2.800 kn - 5.500 kn
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Novigrad to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Novigrad Konzum to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
60 kn - 110 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek

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