There are 11 ways to get from Bern to Trieste by train, bus, ferry, shuttle, car or plane

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  •  8 h 49 min

  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 / ...

$102 - $182

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Bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Venice, Venice Mestre 417
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste N440 / ...

$49 - $82

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  9 h 21 min

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

$115 - $187

Train, bus, line 2 ferry, shuttle  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Luzern 15
  2. Take the bus from Luzern - Inseli to Venezia
  3. Take the line 2 ferry from Tronchetto to P.le Roma 2 / ...
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Venice to Trieste Centrale

$160 - $450

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Trieste 480.8 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$171 - $571

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  7 h 8 min

  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

$147 - $321

Train to Basel, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 29 min

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

$103 - $451

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 20 min

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

$113 - $440

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$101 - $393

Fly Berne to Trieste  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Trieste (TRS) BRN - TRS

$202 - $1,122

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Trieste is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Trieste is to train and fly which costs SFr 160 - SFr 550 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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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, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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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 8 h 49 min.

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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 8 h 49 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min 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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Map of how to get from Bern to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 316.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

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 8 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Trieste via Venice, Venice Mestre in around 12 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,200
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,400
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Amsterdam, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Cagliari, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,400
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berne to Trieste via London City, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Berne to Trieste via Cagliari, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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

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
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Luzern - Inseli to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Bern to Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from Tronchetto to P.le Roma
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
actv.avmspa.it

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