There are 10 ways to get from Bern to Trieste by train, bus, ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train via Milano Centrale  •  9 h 11 min

  1. 8 / ...
  2. Ec
  3. Fr
  4. Rv / ...

$102 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h

  1. Ouibus
  2. 409

$45 - $85

8 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. 8 / ...
  2. Ec
  3. Rv

$108 - $181

Bus, line 2 ferry, train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. 2 / ...
  2. Rv

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. 480.8 miles

$110 - $170

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

  1. ZRH - LJU

$169 - $567

Train to Basel, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. BSL - VCE

$102 - $417

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. ZRH - VCE

$112 - $405

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  7 h 53 min

  1. LIN - TRS

$144 - $319

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. GVA - VCE

$100 - $358

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 9 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Trieste via Zurich in around 14 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
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
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
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 52 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
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
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 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.it
Ferry from Tronchetto 'B' SX to Ferrovia "B"
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
actv.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Trieste is 507 km. The road distance is 769 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Trieste is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 85 and takes 14 h.

The quickest way to get from Bern to Trieste is to train and fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 600.

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 9 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Berne and arriving at Trieste via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to get from Bern to Trieste, including transfers.