There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Trieste by plane, train, night train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 36 min

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

$109 - $450

Cheapest option

Fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 2 min

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

$88 - $348

10 alternative options

Fly to Ljubljana  •  8 h 54 min

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

$155 - $600

Fly to Zagreb  •  8 h 29 min

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

$145 - $750

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  9 h 23 min

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

$180 - $740

Fly to Bologna, train  •  9 h 46 min

  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

$90 - $344

Train, night train, bus  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Trieste

$90 - $132

Train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa 600
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$192 - $296

Bus  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Trieste

$113 - $188

Bus, car ferry, train  •  38 h 4 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

$134 - $382

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

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

$157 - $247

Drive  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Trieste 1074.5 miles

$250 - $380

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

Alitalia, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Athens to Trieste hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Trieste via Beograd in around 27 h 46 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 15 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Athens to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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
Every day
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
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Athens to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Trieste via Mykonos, Naples
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Athens to Venice via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
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
Flights from Athens to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
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
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 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
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
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $26
First Class
$24 - $35
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
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
$55 - $75
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
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Beograd to Trieste
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Beograd to Trieste
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Beograd to Trieste
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$48
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
$100 - $330
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$100 - $102
Aircraft-type seats
$121 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$319 - $322
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $330
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
$110 - $200
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$110 - $130
Car
$150 - $170
Inside cabin 2 beds
$140 - $170
Inner cabin 2 beds
$170 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Trieste is 1184 km. The road distance is 1719 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Trieste is to train and night train and bus which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 22 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Trieste is to fly and train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs 70€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Trieste via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Athens to Trieste, including transfers.