Rijeka Airport (RJK)
Rijeka Airport (or Zračna Luka Rijeka in Croatian) is the international airport serving Rijeka, Croatia. It is located near the town of Omišalj on the island of Krk, at 17 kilometers from the Rijeka railway station. Most of the traffic to and from the airport occurs during the summer months, when it is used by several European low-cost airlines flying tourists to the northern parts of the Croatian coast.The island of Krk is connected with 15 cities in 11 countries in Europe through the Rijeka Airport.
Airport Terminals and Airlines
This is a smaller airport with a single terminal, which sees an increase in the number of travelers during the summer tourist season. Both Domestic and International flights are handled at this airport. As of March 2019, Rijeka airport is served by the following airlines: Air Serbia, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, LOT, Ryanair, Lufthansa, Air Baltic, Condor, Transavia and Trade Air. In addition, the airport is served by additional airlines on a seasonal-only basis.
Airport Services and Facilities
Make sure to get a little earlier at the airport and check out the Travel Value Shop on the 1st
floor of the terminal building after security check. Spreading over an area of 160 m2, here you can find numerous famous world products, but also delicatessens of domestic producers.
At Rijeka Airport there are 2 café bars in terminal building. One café bar is located on the ground floor in the main hall of terminal building, with big terrace in front of the building. The other café bar is located in the international departures part on the first floor of the terminal building, after Travel Value Shop, with terrace for smokers. The bars are modernly designed, equipped with everything you may need, and beside all kinds of drinks and coffees they also offer various cakes, croissants, sandwiches, salads and ice creams. In case you need to handle some cash, do note that there is an ATM available, as well as a Currency Exchange office.Smoking is permitted at the Café (on the terrace) which is located Airside (International Departures).
Unfortunately, pay-per-use lounges are not available at this airport. If you are on a long layover, it may be a good idea to book a room in one of the hotels nearby, or opt for a day trip to the city and get to sightsee a little. In addition, it is uncertain if this airport offers a free Wi-Fi or if any of the cafes have this service. So in case you need any information to carry, have this ready with you before you arrive at the airport.
For the needs of the mothers traveling with children, the airport has a nursery room located in the main terminal near the ladies toilets. The staff on the Information desk will give you directions to the nursery room. Passengers with reduced mobility may report at information desk, and all necessary help will be provided, from check-in to boarding on the aircraft. If you have any questions after landing, you may always visit the airport’s information desk for assistance. The desk is available near the main entrance to the airport.
For those looking for a general transfer, there is a bus shuttle service organized by OLIVARI Company from and to the cities of Rijeka, Kraljevica, Omišalj and Crikvenica. The bus departs from the station in front of the terminal building of Rijeka airport. Do note that the departure of the bus can be postponed in case of the flight delays, up to 60 minutes, and this will affect every passenger on the bus.
In addition to this shuttle transportation option (or perhaps paying for a taxi service which is definitely expensive), you can also book a reliable door-to-door private transportation with UpTransfers, carried out with a modern fleet of fully licensed and insured vehicles, and be welcomed at the airport by an English-speaking driver - an excellent choice for traveling with style. In this case, getting a private transfer is a great idea since you’ll get to avoid any delays and waiting time in case some of the flights are late. This type of transfer is comfortable, convenient and affordable, taking you to your hotel fully refreshed and on time.
Available destinations from Rijeka Airport (RJK)
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