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Discover Rijeka with Car Rental 

Exploring Rijeka With A Hire Car : 

Rijeka, often referred to as the "Gateway to Croatia's islands," is a vibrant port city nestled on the Kvarner Bay. The city stands as a testament to Croatia's rich maritime heritage and cultural influences from various eras. Its mix of Austro-Hungarian architecture, engaging museums, and contemporary art installations make it a unique Croatian treasure.

Why Hire a Car in Rijeka? Hiring a car in Rijeka offers travelers the unmatched freedom to explore this captivating city in depth and at their own pace. With personal transport:

  • Ease of Exploration: You can seamlessly move from one attraction to another, maximizing your time in Rijeka.
  • Beyond City Limits: Venture out to explore the stunning landscapes and neighboring towns of the Kvarner region.
  • Cost-effective for Groups: For families or groups, car rentals can often be more economical than relying on public transportation.

Airport Proximity and Connectivity Rijeka Airport, located on the island of Krk, is the primary air gateway to the city. The distance from Rijeka city center to the airport is about 30 km, and by car, it's a comfortable drive of approximately 25-30 minutes via the D102 and D8 roads.

Attractions Worth Driving to and Their Distances Rijeka itself has numerous sites to see, such as the Trsat Castle and the Rijeka City Museum. But with a car, you can explore even more.  With a hire car in Rijeka, you'll have the freedom to explore the region's diverse landscapes, historic landmarks, and cultural attractions at your own pace, making for an unforgettable journey in Croatia.

Choosing the Right Car for Rijeka While compact cars are suitable for navigating the city streets of Rijeka, if you plan to explore the mountainous regions or coastal drives, an SUV might be a more comfortable and safer choice.

 Rijeka, with its bustling port, historical landmarks, and cultural vibrancy, offers travelers a unique taste of Croatia. Renting a car in the city not only enhances the experience of exploring Rijeka's attractions but also provides the flexibility to discover the beauty that lies in its surroundings. As you journey through the city's streets and the coastal roads beyond, a hired car becomes an indispensable companion, making your Croatian adventure truly memorable.

We offer unlimited mileage so that you do not have to pay extra for making long journeys. Remember that we also offer low-cost car hire Rijeka airport if this is where your first port of entry is into Croatia.

Current Rental Rates in Rijeka

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 16.26 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 113.88 EUR from 23/09/2024

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  Manual |

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 16.42 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 114.97 EUR from 23/09/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 17.11 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 119.82 EUR from 23/09/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Rijeka: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Exploring Istria: With a hire car, you can easily explore the stunning Istrian Peninsula, known for its picturesque coastal towns, olive groves, vineyards, and historic sites. Drive along scenic coastal roads and visit charming villages like Opatija, Poreč, and Rovinj.

  • Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park: Enjoy a scenic drive to one of Croatia's most breathtaking natural wonders, Plitvice Lakes National Park. Marvel at the cascading waterfalls, crystal-clear lakes, and lush forests as you hike along the park's network of trails.

  • Discovering Krk Island: Take a short drive across the Krk Bridge to Krk Island, the largest island in the Adriatic Sea. Explore medieval towns, relax on beautiful beaches, and sample local delicacies like Krk cheese and Žlahtina wine.

  • Cultural Excursions: Use your hire car to visit cultural attractions in and around Rijeka, such as Trsat Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, and the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral. Enjoy the flexibility to explore at your own pace and tailor your itinerary to your interests.

  • Scenic Coastal Drives: Take advantage of Rijeka's coastal location by embarking on scenic drives along the Adriatic coast. Drive south to explore the Kvarner Gulf, or head north towards the Istrian Peninsula, stopping at viewpoints along the way to admire panoramic views of the coastline.


Rijeka - Popular Destinations

  • Opatija: Just a 20-minute drive (13 km) via the E61 from Rijeka, this coastal town offers stunning sea views and the famous Lungomare promenade.
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park: Around 2.5 hours drive (165 km) via the E65 and D42, this UNESCO site is a must-visit.
  • Senj: Approximately an hour's drive (60 km) via the E65, this ancient town is known for its Nehaj Fortress and pristine beaches.

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Rijeka

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No.3: ORYX,
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Rijeka car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Franchise
  • € 113.82
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 16.26
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 40
    Most Popular Type:
  • 10
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Golf
  • 119
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Rijeka

January€ 41
February€ 41
March€ 42
April€ 48
May€ 54
June€ 67
July€ 106
August€ 97
September€ 72
October€ 41
November€ 41
December€ 39
January€ 29
February€ 28
March€ 30
April€ 34
May€ 36
June€ 47
July€ 77
August€ 70
September€ 51
October€ 29
November€ 29
December€ 27
January€ 115
February€ 118
March€ 124
April€ 121
May€ 142
June€ 167
July€ 209
August€ 199
September€ 148
October€ 124
November€ 125
December€ 118
January€ 64
February€ 59
March€ 71
April€ 73
May€ 86
June€ 104
July€ 139
August€ 128
September€ 98
October€ 63
November€ 61
December€ 61
January€ 114
February€ 111
March€ 114
April€ 110
May€ 86
June€ 112
July€ 183
August€ 181
September€ 143
October€ 78
November€ 90
December€ 125
January€ 26
February€ 25
March€ 26
April€ 30
May€ 33
June€ 41
July€ 67
August€ 61
September€ 40
October€ 25
November€ 24
December€ 25
January€ 86
February€ 78
March€ 85
April€ 94
May€ 108
June€ 128
July€ 191
August€ 183
September€ 121
October€ 87
November€ 84
December€ 83
January€ 37
February€ 35
March€ 35
April€ 46
May€ 52
June€ 68
July€ 118
August€ 108
September€ 95
October€ 37
November€ 39
December€ 34

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