There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU

$141 - $526

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Trieste N943

$53 - $88

9 alternative options

Fly to Trieste, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trieste (TRS) FRA - TRS
  2. Take the train from Monfalcone to Trieste Centrale

$110 - $416

Fly to Venice, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$99 - $364

Fly to Pula, shuttle  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Pula (PUY) FRA - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Trieste Centrale

$135 - $446

Fly to Rijeka, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rijeka (RJK) FRA - RJK
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste

Fly to Venice Treviso, train  •  6 h 48 min

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

$74 - $295

Train, night train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Tarvisio Boscoverde En / ...
  3. Take the train from Tarvisio Boscoverde to Trieste Centrale Reg

$121 - $232

Train  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$209 - $343

Bus  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Trieste

$55 - $80

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste 559.6 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Trieste, Italy?

Adria Airways and Lufthansa fly from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste via Basel SBB, Milano Centrale, and Venezia Mestre in around 13 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Frankfurt to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $210
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Frankfurt to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Monfalcone to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
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
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Tarvisio Boscoverde
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $55
Train from Tarvisio Boscoverde to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Tarvisio Boscoverde
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Trieste is 625 km. The road distance is 895 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 15 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs 120€ - 450€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Muenchen Hbf and Tarvisio Boscoverde. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Trieste. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Trieste, including transfers.