The airport of Rijeka is situated on the island of Krk, next to the town of Omisalj. The distance from the centre of Rijeka is app 30 km. These are the ways of reaching Rijeka Airport:
If you take the airport bus you can reach the cities of Rijeka, Crikvenica, Kraljevica and Omišalj.
Additional info on Airport Rijeka bus
- The bus to Rijeka Airport departs from Rijeka main bus station
- The ride between the airport and the bus station lasts app 30 minutes
- The Main Bus Station is located in the very centre of Rijeka, more precisely, on Jelacic Square 3. Next to the bus station there is a bus stop for the local, urban and suburban buses which will take you to any place in Rijeka or the surroundings
- Tickets can be bought only on board if departing from Rijeka. If departing from Rijeka Airport, tickets can be bought at the desk for ticket sale at Rijeka Airport.- check here timetable of departures
Local bus: there are no public bus lines to Rijeka Airport.
Transfers: it is possible to book in advance a private transfer and thus make sure you will get at the desired address. Private transfers are good for those who carry a lot of luggage; a driver will wait for you at the airport in due time and take anywhere within Rijeka, its surroundings but also to any other destination. Here you can book your transfer in advance.
Taxi: there is a taxi stand in front of the airport building. It is recommended to agree on the price with the driver before the ride.
Rent a car: it is also possible to rent a car at the airport. You can choose between different rental companies; in the tourist season it is recommended to book a vehicle in advance. Click here to see car rental offers from Rijeka airport.
Frequently asked questions on the transport from/to Rijeka Airport
Q: What is the easiest way to reach Rovinj, Pula or some other Istrian town?
A: There are several options to choose between.
It is possible to take a bus from the airport to the main bus station in Rijeka and take there another bus to Rovinj, Pula… Rijeka has good bus connections with the cities in Istria and other Croatian cities.
Another option is to book a private transfer in advance; this is a simpler and faster option but more expensive than the bus.
Q: What is the easiest way to reach the cities on the island of Cres and Losinj from Rijeka Airport?
A: You can take a taxi from the airport to the roundabout in Omisalj; there you can wait for a bus which goes from Rijeka to Veli Losinj through Malinska and Valbiska ferry port; from Valbiska you take a ferry (25 minute ride) to Merag (island of Cres) from where you can continue to the cities of Cres, Mali Losinj and Veli Losinj. Here you can check the schedules.
Another option is to take the airport bus and go to the main bus station in Kraljevica where you change to a bus which goes to Omisalj and the above mentioned cities.
Q: How to reach cities like Senj or Novi Vinodolski?
A: Take the airport bus to the main bus station in Kraljevica where you change a bus to the mentioned cities. The schedule can be found here.
Q: How to reach cities on the island of Krk?
A: You can take a taxi to the roundabout in Omisalj where you can wait for a suburban bus to Njivice, Malinska, Krk, Punat and Baska.
Another option is to take the airport bus to the main bus station in Kraljevica and take there another bus to the mentioned cities. The schedule is available here. The easiest way is to book a private transfer from Rijeka Airport.
Q: Do taxi drivers use taximetres?
A: By law they have to but it happens that some do not obey the law.
Q: If I travel with a baby, can I be sure that taxis have a child seat?
A: Some taxis do but to be safe it is best to book a private transfer in advance.
Q: If I arrive late at night, will there be an airport bus?
A: Yes, except for extreme cases; the last bus will not leave until all the passengers are on the bus.
Q: Is it possible to pay for the transfer from the airport in euros, dollars or sterling?
A: The only currency allowed by law is the Croatian kuna but there are exceptions. Airport bus drivers as well as private transfer drivers and taxi drivers will accept euros (dollars and sterling not always). If you do not give the correct amount of money, the rest will be given to you in kuna.
If you are not sure where to find main bus stations in Croatian cities, you can use the Station locator on Getbybus.com where you will find all the info on the desired bus station.