A beautiful view from within central Zagreb-mobile

How to get from
Rijeka to Zagreb

Rijeka to Zagreb Trip Overview

Distance132 km (82.5 miles)
Price range$11-$240
Ride Duration Range2h 5m-3h
Earliest Departure22:00
Latest Departure23:00

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A beautiful view from within central Zagreb

About the Ride from Rijeka to Zagreb

Getting from Rijeka to Zagreb by Bus

This is a direct bus that is comfortable with everything a passenger will need for their journey. It is the most affordable option for traveling and is a much better option for the environment. Pick-up and drop-off points are from easily accessible central bus stations. Instant confirmation is available upon booking.

Must-Visit Destinations in Zagreb

Some must-visit destinations in Zagreb include the historic Upper Town, St. Mark's Church, Dolac Market, Tkalciceva Street, Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb Cathedral, Mirogoj Cemetery, and Lotrscak Tower. These destinations offer a range of cultural, historical, and natural attractions and are popular among visitors to the city.

Best Time to Visit Zagreb

The best time to visit Zagreb depends on your preferences. Summer is the peak tourist season, with warm weather and many festivals but larger crowds and higher prices. Spring and autumn offer milder weather, fewer crowds, and festive atmospheres. Winter is the low season, but a great time to visit for winter sports or holiday festivities.

Food and Drink to Try in Zagreb

Zagreb offers a range of delicious traditional dishes and drinks that visitors should try, including Strukli, Cevapi, Zagorski Štrukli, Pasticada, Paprenjaci, Rakija, Gemist, and Medica. These foods and drinks provide a taste of the local cuisine and are sure to delight any foodie visiting the city.

How to Get a Sim Card in Zagreb

Getting a SIM card in Zagreb is a simple process that involves choosing a mobile network provider, visiting a store, bringing identification, choosing a plan, paying for the SIM card and plan, and activating the SIM card. Popular providers in Croatia include Hrvatski Telekom, A1, and Tele2.

Best National Parks in Zagreb

There are no national parks located in Zagreb itself, but there are several nearby national parks that are worth visiting, such as Plitvice Lakes National Park, Risnjak National Park, Northern Velebit National Park, Paklenica National Park, and Krka National Park. These parks offer opportunities to explore Croatia's natural beauty, including waterfalls, lakes, forests, canyons, and diverse wildlife.

Tips for Avoiding Crowds in Zagreb

To avoid crowds in Zagreb, visitors can consider visiting outside of peak season, exploring areas outside of the city center, visiting popular attractions early in the morning or later in the evening, avoiding weekends and public holidays, taking a guided tour, and checking the event calendar to avoid large events or festivals. These tips can help visitors experience a more authentic and peaceful side of the city.

Best Cultural Experiences in Zagreb

Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, offers many cultural experiences such as visiting the Museum of Broken Relationships, exploring the historic Upper Town, attending a traditional Croatian folk dance performance, visiting the Dolac Market, attending a classical music concert, and visiting the Croatian Museum of Naive Art. These experiences provide insight into the city's rich history, culture, and traditions.

How to Experience Zagreb’s Music and Festivals

Zagreb is known for its vibrant music scene and numerous festivals, including the INmusic Festival, Zagreb Film Festival, and International Folklore Festival. Visitors can enjoy live music performances at the city's many bars and clubs, or attend classical concerts at the prestigious Lisinski Concert Hall. Advent is also a popular time to visit Zagreb, with numerous concerts and events throughout the city celebrating the Christmas season.

How to Experience Zagreb Nightlife

Zagreb offers a lively nightlife scene with many options for visitors. Tkalciceva Street is a popular spot for bars and cafes, while live music performances can be found at many bars and clubs such as 'Tvornica Kulture and Sax!'. Visitors can also enjoy rooftop bars, underground clubs, and discotheques. Taking a night-time stroll is also a great way to experience the city's ambiance.

Safety Tips While Traveling in Zagreb

According to the UK government, crime rates in Croatia are low. In general, when traveling it is important to keep valuables safe and be cautious of pickpockets. Use caution when swimming and be mindful of currents and changing weather conditions. Drink responsibly and be aware of your surroundings, especially when in crowded or unfamiliar areas. Use caution when driving, as roads can be narrow and winding. Respect local customs and laws, and use common sense to stay safe and enjoy your trip.

Covid-19 Restrictions in Croatia

According to the UK government, there are currently no travel restrictions for Croatia. ​It is important to note that COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines are subject to change and vary by country. Before traveling to a new destination, it is recommended that you check the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines for that specific country, as well as any entry requirements such as vaccination or negative test results. It is also important to follow local guidelines and practices to ensure your safety and the safety of others while traveling during the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Companies Operating from Rijeka to Zagreb

Average time

2h 5m - 2h 40m

Average price

$13 - $18

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Average time

2h 15m - 3h

Average price

$16

Average time

2h 20m - 2h 30m

Average price

$39 - $240

Popular stations and stops in Rijeka and Zagreb

Departure stations in Rijeka

Rijeka Central Bus Station

Rijeka Bus Station

Rijeka Airport

Arrival stations in Zagreb

Zagreb Central Bus Station

Zagreb Bus Terminal

Zagreb Airport

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