Croatia’s third largest city is often overlooked by tourists, but behind the gritty port you’ll find plenty of culture, nightlife, and awesome Austro-Hungarian architecture. The compact city centre is packed with amazing sights such as Trsat Castle and the City Tower, while the bustling market places and numerous theatres will keep culture vultures entertained for hours. Rijeka also makes the perfect jumping off point for people heading onwards to Dalmatia and the islands.
Airports in Rijeka
Rijeka Airport (RJK) is the nearest airport to the city. It’s also a popular arrival point for tourists visiting the northern areas of Croatia’s famous Dalmatian coast. The airport has all of the services you would expect, with a restaurant, bar and duty free shop as well as a VIP lounge for those who want to enjoy a little extra luxury before flying.
Airlines that fly to Rijeka
Croatia Airlines and Ryanair both offer direct seasonal flights from the UK to Rijeka.
Getting into Rijeka
Buses to the city centre meet all flight arrivals. Tickets cost 50 Kuna* (about £5.10) each, and should be purchased before you board. Taxis are available outside the terminal building, or if you want to make your own way to your destination you can also hire a car at the airport.
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Airports near Rijeka
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