There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Trieste by subway, plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Subway, fly to Trieste  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Trieste (TRS) MUC - TRS

$112 - $512

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Trieste 944

$30 - $50

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Subway, fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Ljubljana (LJU) MUC - LJU

$150 - $615

Train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Villach Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Udine Rex / ...
  3. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$43 - $105

Night train, train via Udine  •  9 h

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to Udine Nj
  2. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$67 - $111

Night train, train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to Postojna En
  2. Take the train from Postojna to Trieste R 1896 / ...

$60 - $88

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Trieste 312.9 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Trieste is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Trieste is to subway and fly which costs 95€ - 440€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich and arriving at Trieste. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Muenchen Ost and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Villach Hbf and Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 31 min.

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The distance between Munich and Trieste is 323 km. The road distance is 500.6 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 8 h 31 min and costs 35€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Munich to Trieste, including transfers.

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Munich to Trieste bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Munich station.

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Munich to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Muenchen Ost station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Trieste is to train which takes 8 h 31 min and costs 35€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Trieste, Italy?

You can take a train from Munich to Trieste via Villach Hbf and Udine in around 8 h 31 min. Alternatively, Crnja Tours operates a bus from Munich to Trieste once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Night train from München Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Postojna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Munich to Trieste bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Trieste station.

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Munich to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Trieste Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Trieste is 501 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Munich to Trieste.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Trieste Airport.

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Book your Munich to Trieste train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Munich to Trieste bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 1726+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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