Rijeka is the third largest city in Croatia, after Zagreb, the capital and Split. An interesting fact about Rijeka is that every year, the city hosts one of the biggest carnival festivals. The city has an interesting historical background and lots of activities to do so if you are traveling to Rijeka by plane, here you have a guide to Rijeka airport.
The airport of Rijeka is actually located on the island of Krk, close to Omisalj, approximately 30 km from Rijeka. The island of Krk is connected to the mainland by a bridge; the toll for the cars is 35 kuna but it has to be paid only when coming from the mainland to the island. You can see here how to reach the island of Krk.
In the airport building there is a restaurant, a coffee bar, car rental agencies, an exchange office, a kiosk and a duty free shop.
Rijeka airport is open all year round and it has very good connections with the rest of Europe (Rome, London, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin, Innsbruck, Copenhagen…) as well as other Croatian cities. Even though the majority of flights is seasonal, there are also regular flights. Regular flights are run by the following companies: Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, Ryanair, Danube Wings, Condor, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Skywork Airlines. Charter flights are run by: Malmö Aviation, Austrian Arrows, Khors Air, Ak Bars Aero, SmartLynx Airlines.
Transfer from and to Rijeka airport
There is an organized transfer for all passengers. If you take the airport bus, you can reach the cities of Rijeka, Crikvenica, Kraljevica and Omišalj. There is a monthly bus timetable on the official web-site.
Ticket prices, one way:
- Rijeka Airport – Rijeka : 50,00kn
Rijeka Airport – Crikvenica : 40,00kn
Rijeka Airport – Kraljevica : 30,00kn
Rijeka Airport – Omišalj : 20,00kn
The main bus station is located in the center of Rijeka, 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. The ride between the airport and the bus station lasts 30 minutes.
If you don’t want to take a bus, it is possible to book a private transfer in advance in order to take you at the desired address. It is the best option 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.
Taking a taxi is also an option, you will find taxi stand in front of the airport building. Agreeing on the price with the driver before the start is recommended.
In case you would like to reach the city by yourself and explore the area on your own, the best option is to rent a car directly at the airport. Book your car online.
Parking at the airport
For those who come to the airport with a car, when you enter the parking, you have to take a parking ticket which has to be paid inside the building. These are the parking prices:
|Charge for private cars|
|1st hour||15,00 kn|
|2nd and 3rd hour||10,00 kn/h|
|Every next hour, up to 12 hours||5,00 kn/h|
|First day, from 12 to 24 h||80,00 kn|
|From 2nd to 14th day||50,00 kn/day|
|Every next day, after 14th day||40,00 kn/day|
|Monthly rate, prepaid only||1.200,00 kn/park.space|
|Half-year rate, prepaid only||3.400,00 kn/park.space|
|Yearly rate, prepaid only||6.000,00 kn/park.space|
|Fee in case of losing parking ticket||500,00 kn|
|Issuance of prepaid parking card||100,00 kn/card|
Zracna luka Rijeka
Address: Hamec 1, Omisalj, Croazia
Tel: 00 385 (0) 51 841 222, 00 385 (0) 51 842 040
Official site: http://rijeka-airport.hr/
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