There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Rijeka by bus, train, night train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus Crnja Tours  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien Stadion Center to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka

$35 - $58

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana 907
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka

Train, night train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec
  2. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Rijeka En

$57 - $84

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Rijeka 309 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  5 h 21 min

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

$121 - $348

Fly to Ljubljana, night bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$137 - $561

Fly to Klagenfurt, night bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$132 - $631

Fly to Venice  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE

$148 - $743

Fly to Graz, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Rijeka is to bus which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Rijeka is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Wien Stadion Center and arriving at Rijeka via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Rijeka via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Rijeka is 353 km. The road distance is 494.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rijeka without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs 29€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Vienna to Rijeka, including transfers.

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Vienna to Rijeka bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Wien Stadion Center station.

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Vienna to Rijeka train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rijeka is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs 29€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 120€ - 650€ and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Vienna to Rijeka bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Rijeka station.

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  • Distance: 220.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Vienna to Rijeka via Zagreb in around 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa fly from Vienna to Rijeka every 4 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Wien Stadion Center to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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