Airport Bus Rijeka

Number of passengers: 200.000

Rijeka Airport (RJK), also known as Krk Airport, due to its location on Krk Island, is another international Croatian airport. It is located on the Krk Island, around 1 kilometer east of the town of Omišalj, and about 30 kilometers from Rijeka city centre.

With approximately 200 000 passengers passing through the airport each year, RJK Airport is the sixth busiest airport in Croatia. As expected, most flights are seasonal, with a few domestic lines operating year-round. To get all the useful information about the airport, keep reading our detailed guide.

How to get from Rijeka Airport to Rijeka

Getting from the airport to the city center is possible by several means of transportation. Below we have listed all the ways you can reach the city of Rijeka.

Airport Bus

If you take the airport bus you can reach the cities of Rijeka, Crikvenica, Kraljevica, and Omišalj.

  • The journey to the main bus station in Rijeka lasts approximately 30 minutes.
  • Tickets can be bought directly from the bus driver or at the airport.
  • A one-way ticket to the city costs approximately €7.
  • Check timetable

Local Bus

Unfortunately, there are no public bus lines operating from the airport.

Transfer to nearby cities

It is possible to book in advance a private transfer and thus make sure you will get to your desired address. Private transfers are optimal for passengers carrying a lot of luggage. Moreover, a driver will wait for you at the airport in due time and take you anywhere within Rijeka, its surroundings but also to any other destination.

Here you can book your private transfer from Rijeka Airport to the city.

If you’re looking to travel to other cities from RJK airport, you can find a list of the most popular transfer routes and offers below:

Rijeka Airport to BaskaRijeka Airport to KrkRijeka Airport to Novalja
Rijeka Airport to OpatijaRijeka Airport to PorecRijeka Airport to Pula
Rijeka Airport to RovinjRijeka Airport to Senj Rijeka Airport to Umag

Transfer to marinas

And in case you are looking for a fast and reliable transfer to any of the nearby marinas, you can find the list of the most popular transfer routes and offers below:

Rijeka Airport to Marina OpatijaRijeka Airport to Marina Admiral

Taxi services

Taxis are located in front of the airport building. It is recommended to agree on the price with the driver before the ride. On the official airport website, you can find the official taxi prices.

Car hire at Rijeka Airport

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 the car rental offers from Rijeka airport.

Rijeka Krk Airport

Rijeka Airport airlines

As it currently stands, 9 different airlines have scheduled flights to and from the airport. Of course, more airlines could be added in the future, especially considering the popularity of the Kvarner area where the airport is located.

Flights from Germany (Frankfurt, Munich) and Poland (Warsaw Chopin) are the most popular. Below we have listed the airlines currently operating at Rijeka Airport:

  • airBaltic
  • Arkia
  • Croatia Airlines
  • Enter Air
  • Eurowings
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Trade Air
  • Transavia

Rijeka Airport facilities

There are a few amenities available at the airport, which can be useful while you’re waiting for your flight. Below are listed some of the services offered by the airport:

  • Caffe bar
  • ATM
  • Kiosk
  • Exchange Office
  • Tourist Office
  • Souvenir shops

Rijeka Airport accommodation

Rijeka Airport FAQs

What is the easiest way to reach Rovinj, Pula or some other Istrian town?

There are several options to choose from. It is possible to take a bus from the airport to the main bus station in the city and from there take another bus to Rovinj or Pula. Rijeka has good bus connections with Istrian cities, as well as other cities in Croatia. Another option is to book a private transfer in advance; this is a simpler and faster option but more expensive than the bus.

What is the easiest way to reach the cities on islands Cres and Losinj from Rijeka Airport?

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. You can check the schedule here. 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.

How to reach cities like Senj or Novi Vinodolski?

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.

How to reach cities on Krk Island?

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 another bus to the mentioned cities. The schedule is available here. The easiest way is to book a private transfer from Rijeka Airport.

If I travel with a baby, can I be sure that taxis have a child seat?

Some taxis do but to be safe it is best to book a private transfer in advance.

Is it possible to pay for the transfer from the airport in euros, dollars or pounds?

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. If you do not give the correct amount of money, the rest will be given to you in kuna.


  1. Karoline Louise Høi   •  

    Will we be abel reach a bus to Pula in Rijeka at 10.15 if we take the airport bus to Rijeka ?
    When we arrive at 8.15 at the morning.

    • GetByBus Team   •  

      Hi Karoline,

      If there is no delays that should for sure be possible.

      Kindest regards

      Support GetByBus

  2. Laura Vassar   •  

    Hi! Will we be able to catch the bus from the airport to Rijeka in time if we also need to collect our big luggage?

    • GetByBus Team   •  

      Yes Laura, you should be able to catch your luggage, usually the bus waits till everybody is out of the terminal.

  3. Syafa   •  

    Hi, may I know how I can reach rijeka airport from zagreb bus station?I have flight at 3.00pm. I try to google it but it is not clear how to go there

    • GetByBus Team   •  

      Take a bus from Zagreb to Rijeka bus station, and then change to a bus to the airport from there one, you probably will have to leave Zagreb around 9 AM to manage to be there on do time for your fligth

  4. Ta   •  

    I can’t find reliable connection from Rijeka airport to Rijeka city for 26th of august. Could you tell me is there any bus for that destination?

    • GetByBus Team   •  


      we do not have online schedules for the airport bus, bus the general information, which apply to the operation of the airport bus is what is says in the text we wrote about the airport bus.

  5. Sally Tyler   •  

    Hi there, our flight arrives at Rijeka at 4.15pm. After reading the information above it seems the best way to get to Senj is to get the airport bus to Kraljevica then to Senj but the timetable from Kraljevica to Senj seems to have a huge gap between a bus at 13.55 and 22.54. Are there no buses all afternoon or am I missing something? Many thanks in advance.

    • GetByBus Team   •  

      Hi Sally, we only have information about the intercity buses (Long distance), their might be some local buses, but we unfortunately have no information about those.

  6. carianne wylie   •  

    I am arriving on Saturday 24th at 16:15pm and need to travel to Rovinj – what bus is best to catch? How long and the cost?


  7. Johanna   •  


    I am planning a trip to Croatia this April, is there any chance that I can go by bus/train/boat from Rijeka Airport to Svetog Andrije, Labin in Rabac?

    Kindest regards

  8. Carolyn   •  

    Good afternoon,
    Your information regarding the airport bus is excellent.
    We are traveling to Opatija in June is this the airport that we should use?

    Thank you.

    • Melani   •  

      Dear Carolyn,

      We are glad the article has helped you and you should definitely use Rijeka Airport since it is the closest to Opatija (approximately 39 km from the airport).

      Best regards,
      Melani, GBB Team

  9. Mary   •  

    How can I best travel from Amstrdam to Lopar, Rab – preferably by air? I intend to travel early June ’18.

    • Melani   •  

      Dear Mary,

      The best way to get to Rab is to first take a flight from Amsterdam to Rijeka and then take a bus from Rijeka to Rab. You can check all the bus lines from Rijeka to Rab on

      Best regards!
      Melani, GBB Team

  10. Natalia   •  

    Hey, could you let me know how much cost ticket?

    • Melani   •  

      Dear Natalia,

      The ticket price range goes from 30 to 50 kuna, depending where you wish to go from Rijeka Airport (e.g. Rijeka, Opatija, Crikvenica, etc.). You can check official Rijeka Airport page for more details –>

      Melani, GBB Team

  11. Maximilian Pöppl   •  

    Hi, how can WE get from Rijeka Airport top Opatija by Bus, in saturday 26th. Out arrivel time ist 12:00 h. Thank you

    • Melani   •  

      Dear Maximilian,

      There is no direct bus from Rijeka Airport to Opatija. You’ll first need to take a shuttle bus to Rijeka Bus Terminal and from there take a bus to Opatija which departs approximately every two hours.

      Best regards!
      Melani, GBB Team

  12. Maryam   •  

    Hi how will I get from Rijeka airport to Novalja

    • Melani   •  

      Dear Maryam,

      There is no direct bus from Rijeka Airport to Novalja. First You need to reach Rijeka bus station and then take a bus to Novalja. Here’s the link to timetable for Rijeka-Novalja bus route –>

      Best regards!
      Melani, GBB Team

  13. Jon   •  

    Hi! Great info.

    I’m in Rijeka right now. “Jelacic Square 3” appear as a location for either of the bus stations. Can you tell me more about where to go get our airport transfers tickets? Delta is on the East end of the square, and there’s a different one on the West end, yes?


    • Melani   •  

      Dear Jon,

      If departing from Rijeka, tickets can be bought only on board. You will notice the bus with RIJEKA AIRPORT sign in front. The name of the carrier is Autotrans.

      Best regards,
      Melani, GBB Team

  14. Mirjana Jovic   •  

    Hi how frequentoy bus go from Rijeka Airport to Rijeka? How many stops in Rijeka? Scheduled flight is for beginning of September,Monday.


    • Melani   •  

      Dear Mirjana,

      Buses from Rijeka Airport are usually in accordance with arriving flights. For now, timetable of departures is available only for August. Please check the official website of Rijeka Airport for more upcoming information.

      Best regards,
      Melani GBB Team

  15. Melanie   •  

    Hi I’m arriving at rijeka airport on the 18th of February at 16H20..Is there a bus that goes to the Rijeka cruise terminal?

    • Melani   •  

      Dear Melanie,

      Rijeka Airport shuttle bus runs to bus terminal Zabica which is located 10-min walk from the ferry port. It’s not a complicated walk, just walk down the waterfront.

      Best regards,
      Melani GBB Team

  16. Phillip crook   •  

    Hi arriving in Rijeka airport at 10.15am . Is it possible to get to lovran

    • Maja   •  

      Hi Phillip,

      yes, you can reach Lovran by first taking a shuttle bus from Rijeka Airport to Rijeka, and then switching to a bus to Lovran.

      GBB Team

  17. Ariel   •  

    The list with the official taxi prices is not working. How much costs a taxi ride from Rijeka airport to Malinska?
    And the second question. Where can I find the schedule of buses from Rijeka airport to Malinska? Where do they leave from?
    Thanks in advance,

    • Maja   •  

      Hi Ariel,

      thank you for your comment, we appreciate it.
      We updated the link with the official taxi prices, so now you can check them again.

      GBB Team

      • Ariel   •  

        Thank you for your reply Maja!
        Would you be so kind to give me the link in your reply here? Because I can’t find it.

        • Maja   •  

          Hi Ariel,

          no problem, you can check the new information here.

          GBB Team

  18. Sanja   •  

    Hej putujem u cetvrtak 21 jul iz Stockholm i dolazim u Rijeku u 13 .Dali ima autobus za autobusku stanicu i odakle on krece iz aoedroma.Hvala

    • Maja   •  

      Pozdrav Sanja,

      da, autobus zračne luke polazi točno ispred terminala i dovodi vas do glavne autobusne stanice u Rijeci.
      Raspored polazaka možete provjeriti na linku.

      GBB tim

  19. Nisrine   •  

    Hi, we arrive at Rijeka airport on Wednesday 20th at 18:00. How to get from Rijeka airport to Opric ?Could you let me know how much cost ticket?

    • Maja   •  


      in order to get to Opric, you need to get to Rijeka first. There you can switch to bus no. 32 or intercity bus operated by Arriva.

      GBB Team

  20. Selmi   •  


    the link for the airport bus is not working. I will arrive in Rijeka airport on Sunday 5th of June at 11 am. Is there a bus to the city then?

    • Maja Tramontana   •  

      Hi Selmi,

      on this link you can check the current valid timetable for Rijeka airport – Rijeka shuttle bus.

      GBB Team

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