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Rijeka Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Rijeka Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

RJK Airport Overview

rijeka airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Rijeka Airport.

What to Expect

  • Rijeka Airport (code: RJK) is a small airport that sees an increase in travellers during the summer tourist season. Both Domestic and International flights are handled at Rijeka Airport.
  • There are 2 cafes/bars available.
  • Shopping is limited to two stores.

Sleeping in Rijeka Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations , or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Rijeka Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night (at least in low season), we are currently unable to confirm airport hours of operation.  If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Rijeka Airport. The city of Rijeka is a 30-minute drive away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Rijeka, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, pay-per-use lounges were not available.  If this information is incorrect, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, you can click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Main Hall near the exit doors.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a baby care room for breastfeeding and diaper changing. Location: in the main terminal near the ladies’ washroom. Ask for help at the Information Desk.

Conference Room – There’s a VIP conference room across from The Travel Shop store.s Location: Airside, 1st Floor.

Currency Exchange – Available. Landside, Main Hall, near the exit doors. Hours: unknown.

Duty Free & Shopping – The Travel Shop sells local and international products. Location: Airside, 1st Floor. Other than that, there is a tobacco shop in the Main Hall near the exit doors.

Food & Drinks – A cafe/bar can be found both Landside (with terrace) and Airside (International) which also includes a smoking area/terrace. Hours: unknown.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the airport’s information desk for assistance! Available near the main entrance to the airport. Hours: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – Permitted at the Cafe (on the terrace), which is located Airside (International).

WiFi / Internet – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability in the Rijeka Airport. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rijeka airport is served by the following airlines: Air Serbia • Air Baltic • Croatia Airlines • Condor • EasyJet • Eurowings • Lufthansa • LOT • Ryanair • Transavia • Trade Air. Note: the airport is served by additional airlines on a seasonal-only basis.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


RJK airport is served by several bus lines connecting passengers to/from the following cities: Rijeka (bus station: peron 5 at Jelačićev Trg 3) • Omišalj (bus station: central bus station) • Kraljevica (bus station at Jadranska magistrala).

For more information about bus routes, schedules and fares, visit the Rijeka Airport website.

Car Rental

Car rental agencies are located onsite, including: ABC Rent a Car • Air Rent a Car • Active Rent a Car • Carpe Diem • Express • Enterprise • Sixt • Unique • Last Minute.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Only licensed, official taxis may pick up and deliver from the airport. At the time of this update, a ride to Rijeka costs approximately 255,00 KN/35,00€.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.