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

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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Fly to Trieste  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Trieste (TRS) DUB - TRS

38€ - 186€

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Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 11m

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

112€ - 1671€

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  8h 28m

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

132€ - 331€

Fly to Venice Treviso, train  •  7h 50m

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

68€ - 206€

Fly to Pula, shuttle  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Pula (PUY) DUB - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Pula Airport to Portorož

127€ - 481€

Fly to Verona, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Verona (VRN) DUB - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

65€ - 282€

Car ferry, train  •  36h 54m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Mantes La Jolie Ter
  3. Take the train from Mantes La Jolie to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale Fr

240€ - 450€

Car ferry, train, night train  •  39h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Udine En
  5. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Re

243€ - 411€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  43h 7m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Trieste Central Bus Station

89€ - 118€

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  43h 15m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Mestre
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Re / ...

69€ - 133€

Car ferry, drive  •  33h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Trieste

245€ - 395€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Trieste is to fly which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Trieste is to fly and shuttle which costs 110€ - 1700€ and takes 7h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Trieste station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Trieste Central Bus Station via London and Frankfurt Main Central Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 7m.

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The distance between Dublin and Trieste is 1671 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Trieste without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 36h 54m and costs 240€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Dublin to Trieste, including transfers.

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Dublin to Trieste bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Dublin to Trieste bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Trieste Central Bus Station.

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Trieste is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 9:43 PM in Dublin and 10:43 PM in Trieste.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 1671.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Trieste, Italy?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Dublin to Trieste every 2 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Dublin to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Dublin to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Dublin to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Dublin to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Dublin to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Dublin to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 350€
Flights from Dublin to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Dublin to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Dublin to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
29€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 160€
Flights from Dublin to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Dublin to Venice Treviso via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Dublin to Venice Treviso via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Dublin to Venice Treviso via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Dublin to Venice Treviso via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Dublin to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Flights from Dublin to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 300€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Flights from Dublin to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Dublin to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Flights from Dublin to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Flights from Dublin to Ljubljana via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Flights from Dublin to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Pula via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 12€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 55€
Base Standard
65€ - 95€
Base Premium
80€ - 120€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 18€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Mantes La Jolie
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mantes La Jolie to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
85€ - 110€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
34€ - 38€
Private
140€ - 260€
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
31€ - 34€
Private
95€ - 180€
Shuttle from Pula Airport to Portorož
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
29€ - 32€
Private
70€ - 130€
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Crnja Tours
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Mestre
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
35€

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Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Dublin Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 1687+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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