There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Trieste by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Trieste  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Trieste (TRS) ATH - TRS

$107 - $447

Cheapest option

Fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Venice (VCE) ATH - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$86 - $378

8 alternative options

Fly to Ljubljana  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ATH - LJU

$155 - $590

Fly to Zagreb  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ATH - ZAG

$140 - $730

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ATH - KLU

$180 - $730

Train, bus  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Trieste

$99 - $141

Bus  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Trieste

$116 - $149

Bus, car ferry, train  •  38 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv

$129 - $360

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Durrës
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Trieste

$145 - $235

Drive  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Trieste 1074.5 miles

$250 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Trieste is to train and bus which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 21 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Trieste is to fly which costs 90€ - 400€ and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Athens and Trieste is 1184 km. The road distance is 1719.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Athens to Trieste, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Trieste via Thessaloniki and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 24 min.

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There are 1749+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 740 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Trieste, Italy?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Athens to Trieste every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Trieste via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki, and Skopje in around 21 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Athens to Venice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Athens to Venice via Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Trieste
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Durrës
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$96 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$116 - $119
2 bed inside cabin
$307 - $310
3 bed outside cabin
$260 - $310
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Trieste
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$100 - $130
Car
$140 - $170
Inside cabin 2 beds
$140 - $160
Inner cabin 2 beds
$160 - $190

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