Cheap flights to Rijeka (RJK)

When is the best time to fly to Rjeka?

The islands and beaches around Rijeka never become uncomfortably busy during high season, but the months between June and September do see the region experiencing higher prices and more crowded attractions. Travel in April and May to almost guarantee fine weather and lower flight prices. September is another alternative, and sees the city hosting the Hartera Art Festival - which attracts top names from the contemporary European artistic scene.

Rjeka overview

With its almost fully intact walls, an abundance of historical sights, great cultural attractions and beautiful beaches nearby, few destinations are as appealing as the Croatian port of Rijeka.

The city's turbulent past is the tourist's gain as the city possesses a huge array of monuments, castles, walls and palaces to see. Climb up to the majestic Trsat Castle for unrivalled views, or see the pilgrims file into Our Lady of Trsat Sanctuary. See 18th century townhouses by the port, the famous leaning bell-tower and tour the municipal palace.

There are modern day cultural attractions to enjoy as well, starting with Croatia's finest gallery of contemporary art and extending to fascinating museums dealing with everything from natural history to computing, religion and the history of Rijeka itself.

Rijeka is also a city for shoppers and diners to savour. Haggle for souvenirs at the sprawling and lively city market, dine on freshly caught seafood and enjoy the atmosphere at the town's traditional taverns.

However, the city is almost outshone by the beauty of its surrounding coastline. With a rental car, visitors can easily reach gorgeous beaches like Kostanj, while the coast is also known as one of Europe's finest diving spots as well. Hire jet skis, try water-skiing or snorkel in the pure blue Mediterranean.

Visitors can also take boat tours of the nearby Kvarner Islands, which include activities like kayaking and snorkelling - a fantastic way to escape the reality.

Getting around Rijeka

Walking around the winding streets and town walls is easily the best way to experience Rijeka. However, the city has an excellent bus network when the hilly terrain becomes too much. This may be particularly useful for those trying to reach the summit of Trsat Castle - which is reached by 561 steps. Taxis can be found at three terminals in the city centre (including the main bus station), while renting a car is an excellent way to see the coast.

Getting from the Airport to the City

A reliable and cheap regular bus service travels from the airport to Rijeka and should be the best option for most visitors. However, the airport bus does not go to the very centre of town, stopping about 1.2 mile (2 km) short. Alternatives include taxis and shuttle buses, which can be booked in advance, and there are also rental car outlets at the airport terminal.


Join for free and get our tailored newsletters full of hot travel deals.

Sign up now

Flight deals to Rijeka

This is useful information about Rijeka

Temp on Avg for this month inRijeka79 °FSource: World Weather Online
Average monthly rainfall inRijeka0.85 inSource: World Weather Online
Currency exchange rate inRijeka1.00 kn = $0.16Source: Open Exchange Rates
Deals available on flights toRijeka25
Partners with deals and
Advertisers with offers toRijeka3

More useful information about Rijeka

  • Booking a last minute flight to Europe will get you there in time for Oktoberfest in Germany.
  • If you are planning an extended stay, then taking a one way flight to Europe may be the best choice.
  • Find student travel deals and explore Europe cheaply.
  • If you’re driving, consider renting a diesel. Diesels often get better mileage than other cars.
  • Some non-typical European destinations include The Netherlands, which has a rich history as a world power.
  • Consider booking flights to Europe to visit friends or family while they study abroad during college.
  • Trains run throughout mainland Europe and, since the Eurotunnel, also connect France to the UK.
  • Hundred of airports throughout the continent serve international travelers for direct flights to Europe.
  • If you are under 26 years old or a teacher, you can visit the Louvre museum in Paris for free!
  • Great capital cities to visit across European countries include Athens, Dublin, London, Madrid, Paris, and Rome.

Other user searches

How much do things cost in Rijeka?

Imported beer (0.33 liter bottle) $1.62
Local draught beer (0.5 liter) $2.37
Cappuccino $1.50
Bottle of local beer (0.5 liter) $1.19
1 bedroom apartment in the suburbs $277.81
Pair of Nike shoes $84.67
Imported beer (0.33 liter) $2.52
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter) $2.34
1 gallon of milk $4.08
Taxi - fixed fee $3.15