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There are 3 ways to get from Bolzano to Trieste by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Venezia Mestre Ec
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$29 - $63

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bozen to Trieste 409

$24 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Trieste 191.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Trieste is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolzano to Trieste is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bozen and arriving at Trieste. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolzano to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Bolzano/Bozen and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Bolzano and Trieste is 210 km. The road distance is 305.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 25€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Bolzano to Trieste, including transfers.

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

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Bolzano to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bolzano/Bozen station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Trieste is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 25€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 131.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Bolzano, Italy and Trieste, Italy?

You can take a train from Bolzano to Trieste via Venezia Mestre in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bolzano to Trieste 6 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Luki Bus also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
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 Bolzano/Bozen to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bozen to Trieste
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
lukibus.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolzano to Trieste is 306 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Bolzano to Trieste.

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