Jul 10 – 14, 2023
University of Rijeka, Faculty of Physics
Europe/Zagreb timezone

Reaching Rijeka and getting around

For general information, check the page of the Rijeka tourist board visitrijeka.hr/en/.

You can reach Rijeka by the following means:


  • Rijeka International Airport (RJK, rijeka-airport.hr) is rather small, but there are more frequent flights during the tourist season.
    Since Rijeka is a popular tourist destination, check regular as well as charter airlines for flights.
  • Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport (ZAG, www.zagreb-airport.hr/en) offers more options and destinations.
    There is a shuttle service directly from the Zagreb airport to Rijeka city centre, leaving every day at 15:30. For more information and ticket purchase see (plesoprijevoz.hr/en).
    Regular intercity bus lines are available from the Zagreb bus station to Rijeka. You can reach the Zagreb bus station by the airport shuttle leaving every 30 minutes. Find out more on the webpage of the Zagreb bus station (www.akz.hr/en) or Arriva bus company (www.arriva.com.hr/en-us/home).
    Private shuttle buses (from Zagreb or anywhere in Croatia) can be requested (plesoprijevoz.hr/en/transfers) by filling in a contact form and contacting the company directly to ask for an offer. The price depends on location and destination. Another company offering the exact same service can be found and contacted (www.goopti.com/en/).
    Sharing a car or taxi is another option to reach Rijeka from Zagreb airport (travel time approx. 1hr 45min). Taxis are affordable and safe to take.
  • Trieste Airport Ronchi dei Legionari (triesteairport.it/en/). Check here for getting to and from the airport: triesteairport.it/en/autobus/
    Trieste is some 70km from Rijeka. There is a direct bus line from Trieste Airport to Rijeka, or from Trieste bus station to Rijeka. Check here for both: www.flixbus.com/.
  • You might also want to consider the following airports: Pula (PUY, airport-pula.hr/en/), Ljubljana (LJU, www.lju-airport.si/en/), Venice (VCE, www.veneziaairport.it/en/).



The most frequent lines are operated by Arriva (www.arriva.com.hr/en-us/home) and FlixBus (www.flixbus.com/).



From some destinations it might be feasible to arrange for a car that can be shared and drive to Rijeka.

Parking for guests can be provided in the Rijeka University Campus garage, and limited free parking is available on the Campus. Please note that toll fees might be charged on your way.


Pre-ordered taxi:

For a few people travelling together, a pre-ordered taxi, i.e. from Zagreb, Venice, and Trieste airports, can also be an option.

Trieste Airport - Rijeka: 110km; Zagreb Airport - Rijeka: 174km; Venice Airport - Rijeka: 222km.

Please note that toll fees might be charged on your way.

The taxi service in Rijeka is one of the best in Croatia. It is very safe and quite affordable.

You can also use UBER driving service while in Rijeka.

Taxi stands in Rijeka are:

Bus station – Trg Žabica 1

Centre – Jelačić square 

Train station – Krešimirova 5


Below you can find listed some of the taxi companies in Rijeka. Ride from the town centre to the University Campus is approximately 5€.

Cammeo (cammeo.hr/en) +385 51 313 313 / 1212
You can download the app „Cammeo“ on your mobile device, register and order a taxi service.
The payment can be done by cash, card or by application.

Taxi Fiume (www.taxifiume.com/) +385 51 515 515 / +385 91 944 1733 / +385 92 245 2822

Eko taxi (ekotaxi.hr/en)
You can download the app „Eko taxi“ on your mobile device, register and order a taxi service.
The payment can be done by cash, card or by application.

Lux Taxi Rijeka +385 51 212 212

Čorkez taxi (corkez-taxi.com/) +385 91 128 877 / +385 91 497 5881

Radio Taxi Rijeka (www.radiotaxirijeka.com.hr/) + 385 51 585 585

Taxi Delta (www.taxi-delta-rijeka.hr/) +385 97 77 77 397

Taxi Vita (taxivita.hr/) +385 51 410 800 / +385 97 777 3131