There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Trieste by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$127 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Trieste 409

$49 - $85

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia Mestre Ec
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$119 - $191

Drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Trieste 473 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Basel to Trieste  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Trieste (TRS) BSL - TRS

$165 - $481

Fly Basel to Ljubljana  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Ljubljana (LJU) BSL - LJU

$158 - $574

Fly Basel to Venice, train  •  6 h 24 min

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

$65 - $383

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$161 - $556

Fly Basel to Pula, shuttle  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pula (PUY) BSL - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Trieste Centrale

$107 - $484

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$103 - $435

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Trieste is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 85 and takes 13 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Trieste is to train and fly which costs SFr 160 - SFr 600 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Basel and Trieste is 519 km. The road distance is 756.8 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Basel to Trieste, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Trieste via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Trieste, Italy?

You can take a train from Basel to Trieste via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre in around 9 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Trieste via Zurich in around 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Basel to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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