There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Trieste by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Brussels to Trieste  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Trieste (TRS) BRU - TRS

$82 - $288

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Fly Brussels to Venice Treviso, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BRU - TSF
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$67 - $340

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Fly Brussels to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Ljubljana (LJU) BRU - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale

$125 - $491

Fly Brussels to Venice, shuttle  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Venice (VCE) BRU - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale

$80 - $551

Fly Brussels to Zagreb, shuttle  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zagreb (ZAG) BRU - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Trieste Centrale

$100 - $631

Fly Charleroi to Venice Treviso, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CRL - TSF
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$68 - $309

Train via Torino Porta Susa  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale Fr

$278 - $365

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Trieste Autostazione Bus

$216 - $333

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan N836
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Trieste 419 / ...

$76 - $129

Bus Crnja Tours  •  22 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Trieste

$109 - $153

Drive, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Trieste

$213 - $325

Drive  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Trieste 801.4 miles

$190 - $280

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Trieste via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 56 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Trieste is 905 km. The road distance is 1282.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 13 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Brussels to Trieste, including transfers.

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Brussels to Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Trieste train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Trieste is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 25 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 565.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Trieste, Italy?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Trieste hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Trieste via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
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 Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Trieste Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $55
Private
$190 - $410
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Trieste
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Trieste is 1282 km. It takes approximately 11 h 59 min to drive from Brussels to Trieste.

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Trieste Airport.

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

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There are 1597+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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