There are 6 ways to get from Como to Trieste by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$43 - $90

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Como to Venice, Venice Mestre x400 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste 427 / ...

$27 - $44

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Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Como to Trieste 285.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$89 - $229

Fly Lugano to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  7 h 35 min

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

$230 - $847

Fly Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Ljubljana (LJU) MXP - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale

$196 - $558

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Como to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Trieste via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Como and Trieste is 365 km. The road distance is 456.9 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Como to Trieste, including transfers.

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

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Como to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Trieste is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Como to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 227.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Como to Trieste via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Trieste via Venice, Venice Mestre in around 7 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Ljubljana via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
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 Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
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
$20 - $24
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
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 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Como to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Trieste is 457 km. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Como to Trieste.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport.

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

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