There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Rijeka by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Rijeka

$60 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Venice, Venice Mestre 401
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre to Rijeka

$52 - $84

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$97 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rijeka 478 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Zurich to Zagreb, bus  •  6 h 44 min

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

$107 - $349

Fly Zurich to Venice  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

$103 - $709

Fly Zurich to Ljubljana, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$138 - $534

Fly Zurich to Trieste, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Trieste (TRS) ZRH - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$117 - $594

Train to Basel, fly to Venice  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE

$131 - $774

Fly Zurich to Graz, bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka

$152 - $703

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Rijeka, Croatia?

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Rijeka 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 11 h. Mesic Reisen also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, Swiss, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Rijeka 5 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Geneva, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Leipzig, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$43
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Mesic Reisen
Phone
044 817 05 27
Website
mesic-reisen.ch
Bus from Zürich to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
mesic-reisen.ch
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Venezia Mestre to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zürich to Rijeka?

The distance between Zürich and Rijeka is 506 km. The road distance is 765 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rijeka?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rijeka is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Rijeka?

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rijeka is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 350.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich and Rijeka?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Rijeka. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Rijeka?

The bus from Zurich to Rijeka takes 11 h including transfers and departs once daily.