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There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Trieste by plane, shuttle, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Trieste  •  7 h 52 min

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

$107 - $447

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna, train  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bologna (BLQ) ATH - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$83 - $334

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Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Venice (VCE) ATH - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale

$115 - $620

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ATH - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale

$155 - $590

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ATH - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Trieste Centrale

$140 - $740

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ATH - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale

$180 - $730

Bus  •  22 h 6 min

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

$123 - $150

Train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$171 - $281

Train, night train  •  36 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the night train from Beograd to Ljubljana En
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale Rv

$102 - $220

Bus, car ferry, train  •  37 h 39 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 - $371

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

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

$146 - $236

Drive  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Trieste 1074.5 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Trieste is to bus which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 22 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Trieste is to fly and shuttle which costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 7 h 32 min.

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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 Büro Simeonidis and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Beograd and Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 22 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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The best way to get from Athens to Trieste without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 6 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Athens to Trieste, including transfers.

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Athens to Trieste bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Trieste train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Trieste is to fly which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 90€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 22 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 740 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

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

Alitalia, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Athens to Trieste hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Trieste via Thessaloniki Monastiriou, Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, Skopje Zob, and Skopje in around 22 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
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 Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
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
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $55
Private
$190 - $410
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $44
Private
$170 - $310
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
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
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 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.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 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
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
$150 - $170
Inside cabin 2 beds
$140 - $160
Inner cabin 2 beds
$160 - $190

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Athens to Trieste bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Trieste station.

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Trieste is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 1:33 PM in Athens and 12:33 PM in Trieste.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Trieste is 1719 km. It takes approximately 17 h 4 min to drive from Athens to Trieste.

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Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Athens Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 1532+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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