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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Rijeka by train, bus, night bus, car or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka 406 / ...

$17 - $39

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka N406

$13 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Rijeka 409

$14 - $24

Train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Pivka
  3. Take the train from Pivka to Rijeka

$20 - $37

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Venice to Rijeka 142.8 miles

$30 - $50

Shuttle  •  5h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka

$42 - $373

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Rijeka is to night bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Rijeka is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 41m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Rijeka. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Rijeka via Trieste Centrale and Pivka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 8m.

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The distance between Venice and Rijeka is 165 km. The road distance is 228.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Rijeka without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h and costs 14€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Venice to Rijeka, including transfers.

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

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Venice to Rijeka train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Rijeka is to bus which takes 5h 25m and costs 11€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 7h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Rijeka.
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  • Distance: 103.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Rijeka 4 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 4h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Rijeka via Trieste Centrale and Pivka in around 7h 8m.

Train operators
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Trieste Centrale to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Pivka to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
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.

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
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Venice, Venice to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Venice to Rijeka train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Rijeka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Rijeka is 228 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Venice to Rijeka.

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