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There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Trieste by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Trieste Centrale Fa

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from SITA Firenze to Trieste Station Florentia Bus / ...

$19 - $40

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Trieste 251.5 miles

$23

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Trieste 249.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Trieste  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Trieste (TRS) FLR - TRS

$123 - $269

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  6 h 33 min

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

$151 - $732

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Trieste is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Trieste is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from SITA Firenze and arriving at Trieste Station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Trieste Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Florence and Trieste is 288 km. The road distance is 399.7 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Trieste Centrale takes 3 h 39 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Florence to Trieste bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from SITA Firenze station.

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Florence to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Trieste is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 6 h, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 180.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Trieste once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Florence to Trieste once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Train operators
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
atvo.it
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 Florence, Florence to Trieste
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Trieste bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Trieste Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Trieste is 400 km. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Florence to Trieste.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Florence Airport to Trieste Airport.

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Book your Florence to Trieste bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1532+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Trieste. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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