How to travel from Rijeka to Ljubljana

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from Rijeka to Ljubljana

You can get from Rijeka to Ljubljana by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Rijeka to Ljubljana on Aug 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:20AMRijeka2h57 10:17AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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07:20AMRijeka2h57 10:17AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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04:15PMRijeka2h30 06:45PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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02:00PMRijeka2h25 04:25PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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Travel Information between Rijeka and Ljubljana

distanceDistance49 miles (79 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeBus • $19 (€18) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 49 miles (79 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Rijeka and Ljubljana. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rijeka to Ljubljana

Travel to Ljubljana easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rijeka to Ljubljana.
FAQs

International travel from Rijeka, Croatia to Ljubljana, Slovenia is: Fully open.

Can I enter Slovenia if coming from Croatia?

Entry into Slovenia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ljubljana if traveling from Rijeka?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Ljubljana, Slovenia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Slovenia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Ljubljana from Rijeka.

Return travel to Rijeka, Croatia from Slovenia is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Croatia from Slovenia?

Entry into Croatia is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Croatia from Slovenia?

Requirements for reentering Croatia:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Croatia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Croatia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Rijeka, Croatia was last verified on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rijeka from Ljubljana.

There are 4 ways to travel between Rijeka and Ljubljana including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Rijeka and Ljubljana is by taking a train with an average price of $11 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Ljubljana:

Taking a train is about $8 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€18) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Ljubljana from Rijeka is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Ljubljana can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h.

The distance is approximately 49 miles (79 km) from Rijeka to Ljubljana.

The average frequency per day from Rijeka to Ljubljana is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Ljubljana from Rijeka as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Rijeka to Ljubljana:

  • Buses most often depart from Rijeka at Rijeka, Autobusni Kolodvor and arrive in Ljubljana at Ljubljana, Avtobusna Postaja.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rijeka to Ljubljana, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Ljubljana. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Rijeka to Ljubljana tickets on Omio for $19 (€18).

Yes, there are direct routes from Rijeka to Ljubljana with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Ljubljana with Flixbus with 2 direct buses per day.

Direct services to Ljubljana tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Rijeka to Ljubljana doesn't have to end in Ljubljana. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Budapest, Vienna or Venice. If you’d like to add Budapest, Vienna or Venice to your Rijeka to Ljubljana tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Ljubljana today!

Before traveling from Rijeka to Ljubljana, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $19 (€18) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $11 (€10) one way.

But we recommend booking Rijeka to Ljubljana tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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