Guide on public transport in Rijeka, Croatia
Public transport in the city of Rijeka, Croatia is carried out by a carrier called KD Autotrolej. The KD Autrolej buses are recognizable because of their orange color.
Public bus transportation in Rijeka is divided into 4 zones. City transport is carried out on 18 lines covering the entire urban area of Rijeka.
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Public bus transport in Rijeka, Croatia
There are 4 bus zones in the Rijeka bus system. Those zones and the corresponding bus lines are shown below.
You can download the bus zone map for Rijeka here.
The main bus stops in Rijeka for public transport are Jelačić Square (view map) and Delta Terminal (view map). They connect all parts of the city of Rijeka, including the surrounding places like Grahovo and Bastava.
Prices and types of bus tickets are one-way, two-way, daily, and weekly passes, with monthly and annual passes available as well. One-way tickets can be purchased directly from the bus driver. The tickets must be paid for in cash.
After purchasing a ticket, it is necessary to time stamp it in the ticket stamping device, which is usually immediately behind the driver. The ticket can be used in one direction of travel, and the passenger has the right to change several buses, provided they do not exceed the driving time limit.
The time limit for a bus ticket for the first zone is 60 minutes, the second zone is 70 minutes, the third zone is 90 minutes, and the fourth zone is 130 minutes.
Two-way travel tickets can be purchased at a kiosk (booth) and in KD Autotrolej offices. The same rules and time limit apply as with one-way travel tickets that are bought directly on the bus.
The prices for various types of Rijeka public transport tickets are available here.
The passenger is obliged to time stamp the ticket at the entrance of the bus in the stamping machine. It is valid for 24 hours from the stamping for an unlimited number of trips within the zone for which the ticket was purchased. The tickets are portable and can be used by more people during the day.
It is valid for an unlimited number of trips within 7 days of first stamping. The ticket is personalized by first and last name and can’t be shared.
You can buy bus tickets at:
- KD Autotrolej at Jelačić Square (view map)
- iNovine booth
- Tisak booth
- Online here – you must register and log in
City bus lines and schedules of Rijeka city transport are available here.
Suburban bus lines and schedules of Rijeka public transport are available here.
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Please note: Information provided by Expat in Croatia is only for the purposes of guidance. It does not constitute legal or financial advice in any form. Croatian laws and bureaucratic rules often change, and each personal case is individual, so different rules may apply. For legal advice, contact us to consult with a licensed Croatian lawyer. For financial advice, contact us to consult with a licensed Croatian tax advisor or accountant.