Banja Luka to Rijeka

Travel by Car: The travel distance between Banja Luka and Rijeka is about 345 km, and travel time is around 3 hours and 30 minutes. This route goes mainly via the Croatian highway where toll fees apply. If you want to avoid tool fees it is possible to travel with local roads, but travelling time will be longer.

Travel by Bus: During main season there are is a limited number of buses between Banja Luka and Rijeka in Croatia, the current schedule is listed below. Alternative to the direct bus, it is possible to travel via Zagreb.


Unfortunately we did not find any direct routes matching your search criteria! Here is what to do:

  1. Try to search for a bus to the nearest larger city e.g. Rijeka, Zagreb, Zadar or Split and then find a bus from there to your final destination
  2. If this does not give you any options matching your requirements from a time perspective, you should consider using other means of transportation, renting a car would probably be the best option.
  3. If you are travelling to or from an airport in Croatia, you will have to travel to the nearest larger city and then change bus there to reach your final destination.
  4. If you are travelling to one of the larger tourist attractions like e.g. national park Plitvice lakes, you have the option to join an organized bus excursion, more about that here


Alternative ways of travelling from Banja Luka to Rijeka:

Travel by train: A train trip from Banja Luka to Rijeka would have to go via Zagreb. More information about travelling by train in Bosnia and Herzegovina you can check here.

Travel by plane: On this route there is no direct flight.

Map with buses from Banja Luka:


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