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There are 8 ways to get from Struga to Rijeka by bus, car, plane, shuttle or train

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Bus via Skopje  •  17h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Struga Central Bus Station to Skopje Central Bus Station Struga - Nova Gorica / ...
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Rijeka

569 kn - 691 kn

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Bus to Tirana, fly to Trieste, bus  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Trieste (TRS) TIA - TRS
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station

342 kn - 1.464 kn

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Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Struga Central Bus Station to Gostivar Central Bus Station Struga - Nova Gorica / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Rijeka

566 kn - 673 kn

Drive  •  11h 51m

  1. Drive from Struga to Rijeka 1157.3 km

850 kn - 1.300 kn

Bus to Tirana, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  11h 11m

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

662 kn - 4.884 kn

Bus to Tirana, fly to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  11h 9m

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

552 kn - 3.884 kn

Bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  16h 40m

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

894 kn - 1.314 kn

Shuttle, train to Skopje, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Struga to Tetovo
  2. Take the train from Tetovo to Skopje
  3. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zagreb (ZAG) SKP - ZAG
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor

Struga to Rijeka by buses

The bus journey time between Struga and Rijeka is around 35h and covers a distance of around 1245 km. The fastest bus normally takes 23h. Operated by DRD Turizem and Hafet Tours, the Struga to Rijeka bus service departs from Struga Central Bus Station and arrives in Rijeka. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
35h
Fastest bus time:
23h
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
566 kn
Carbon emissions:
155 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:00
Last bus departs at:
11:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Struga to Rijeka bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
North Macedonia → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from North Macedonia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from North Macedonia

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from North Macedonia
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Considerations leaving from North Macedonia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from North Macedonia.

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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

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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, returning to North Macedonia from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Struga to Rijeka is to bus, which costs $90 - $110 and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Struga to Rijeka is to bus and fly and shuttle which costs $85 - $650 and takes 11h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Struga station to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Struga Central Bus Station and arriving at Rijeka via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 36m.

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The distance between Struga and Rijeka is 684 km. The road distance is 1157.3 km.

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The best way to get from Struga to Rijeka without a car is to bus via Skopje which takes 17h 36m and costs $90 - $120.

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It takes approximately 17h 36m to get from Struga to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Struga to Rijeka bus services, operated by DRD Turizem, depart from Struga Central Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Struga to Rijeka bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Struga to Rijeka is 1157 km. It takes approximately 11h 51m to drive from Struga to Rijeka.

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  • Distance: 683.6 km
  • Duration: 17h 36m

What companies run services between Struga, North Macedonia and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Struga to Rijeka via Skopje Central Bus Station and Skopje in around 17h 36m.

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 Tirana to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 900 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 900 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 4.300 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.000 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tirana to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150 kn - 950 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
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Struga Central Bus Station to Skopje Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
DRD Turizem
Bus from Struga Central Bus Station to Gostivar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
DRD Turizem
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
340 kn - 460 kn
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
420 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Gostivar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
430 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
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Bus from Struga to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
370 kn - 440 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 65 kn
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
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
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 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.
Pleso Prijevoz
Senad Tours
Phone
+389 70 212 106
Email
info@senadtours.com
Website
senadtours.com
Shuttle from Struga to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
senadtours.com

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Albawings, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Venice Airport.

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