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

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Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$98 - $180

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Bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Venice Airport, Venice 417
  2. Take the bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Trieste N482 / ...

$46 - $77

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Bus, line 2 ferry, train  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Venezia
  2. Take the line 2 ferry from Tronchetto Mercato to Ferrovia 2 / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv

$98 - $131

Night train, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the night train from Bern to Venezia Mestre En
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$48 - $101

Drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Drive from Bern to Trieste 480.8 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Basel, fly to Trieste  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Trieste (TRS) BSL - TRS

$201 - $546

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale

$169 - $557

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale

$139 - $677

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Trieste  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Trieste (TRS) MXP - TRS

$270 - $734

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$145 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Trieste is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Trieste is to train and fly and shuttle which costs SFr 160 - SFr 600 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Trieste via Venice Airport, Venice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Brig, Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Bern and Trieste is 507 km. The road distance is 769.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Bern to Trieste, including transfers.

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Bern to Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Trieste is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 12h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 316.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

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

You can take a train from Bern to Trieste via Brig, Milano Centrale, and Venezia Mestre in around 8h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Trieste via Venice Airport, Venice in around 12h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Basel to Trieste via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Night train from Bern to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$65 - $80
Bus operators
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 Bern to Venice Airport, Venice
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Bern to Venezia
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from Tronchetto Mercato to Ferrovia
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
ACTV S.p.a

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Bern to Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trieste station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Trieste is 769 km. It takes approximately 7h 28m to drive from Bern to Trieste.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Trieste Airport.

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Book your Bern to Trieste bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1557+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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