Trade Air runs seasonal flights from Rijeka to Osijek, Split and Dubrovnik.
Many low-cost carriers choose to fly to Rijeka. For example Eurowings connects Rijeka to German cities all year round.
If you're flying to Zagreb there's a bus shuttle transfer from the Zagreb Airport to Rijeka. It leaves Zagreb at 3.30pm and Rijeka at 5am. The cost is 180Kn. See the Pleso Prijevoz website to buy tickets online or call 51-330 207 or 51-336 757 for further information.
From the Zagreb train station there are four trains daily to Rijeka (5 hours). There are also seven daily trains from Ljubljana (3 hours). Although it is possible to take a train to Rijeka from Split, there's a long change in Zagreb making it much faster to take the bus.
Did you know that you can actually book your train to Rijeka online plus have the ticket delivered to your home? Well you can. You can check out the schedules of trains to Rijeka and book your ticket at RailEurope (North America) or Rail Europe Australia or International Rail (UK) .
The frequent buses to Zagreb make bus travel a cheaper and more convenient method of getting to Rijeka than the railway. There's hardly a spot in Croatia that doesn't have a bus to Rijeka. An excellent site for bus information and online booking is www.autotrans.hr.
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