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

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Bus  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Belgrade Simeonidis
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Rijeka Belgrade - Pula

$61 - $128

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Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  18h 14m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Rijeka

$67 - $124

Train, bus Hafet Tours  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Gostivar
  3. Take the bus from Gostivar to Rijeka

$93 - $151

Drive  •  11h 51m

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Rijeka 735.3 miles

$170 - $260

Fly to Ljubljana, train  •  11h 40m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Ljubljana (LJU) SKG - LJU
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

$133 - $363

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  10h 27m

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

$135 - $357

Fly to Trieste, bus  •  11h 39m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Trieste (TRS) SKG - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$139 - $334

Fly to Rijeka  •  11h 1m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Rijeka (RJK) SKG - RJK

$270 - $915

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Rijeka is to bus which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 16h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Rijeka is to fly and bus which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 10h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Rijeka via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 54m.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Rijeka is 864 km. The road distance is 1176.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 16h 54m and costs 50€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 16h 54m to get from Thessaloniki to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Rijeka bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Rijeka is to bus which takes 16h 54m and costs 50€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 230€ - 800€ and takes 11h 1m.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Thessaloniki to Rijeka bus services, operated by BS Tours, arrive at Rijeka station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 540 miles
  • Duration: 16h 54m

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Rijeka via Belgrade in around 16h 54m. Alternatively, Air Baltic, Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Thessaloniki to Rijeka twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Trieste via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Trieste via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zagreb via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Trieste via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Trieste via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Rijeka via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
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Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Fils
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Gostivar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Rijeka is 1h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 10:05 AM in Thessaloniki and 9:05 AM in Rijeka.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Rijeka is 1176 km. It takes approximately 11h 51m to drive from Thessaloniki to Rijeka.

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Austrian Airlines, Swiss, Eurowings and six other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 5381+ hotels available in Rijeka. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42m and costs 2€.

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