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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) consists of a small airport which sees an increase in travellers during the summer tourist season. Both Domestic and International flights are handled at Rijeka airport.
  • There are 2 cafe/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.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

Have you already been to Rijeka airport?  Write a review and share photos from your own experience.

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 Hotels

If sleeping in Rijeka Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Beli Kamik – (12 minutes drive from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Jadran – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Rijeka Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport 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.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

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 assistance at the Information Desk.

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

Duty Free & Shopping – There is one shop available selling 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.

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

Showers – Not available.

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

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.


Rijeka airport is served by the following airlines: Air SerbiaCroatia AirlinesEurowings • 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. For more information about bus routes, schedules and fares, visit the Rijeka Airport website.


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€.

Rental Car

Twelve car rental agencies are located onsite, including: Avis • Hertz • Enterprise • Hertz • Sixt • etc.

Last updated: 2022-01-24

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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.