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There are 10 ways to get from Genoa to Trieste by train, bus, shuttle, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$58 - $92

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Brescia, Brescia 481
  2. Take the bus from Brescia, Brescia to Trieste 419 / ...

$32 - $56

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$54 - $104

Bus, shuttle  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 Baltour
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Padova to Trieste Port

$64 - $436

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Trieste 339.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Genoa to Trieste  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Trieste (TRS) GOA - TRS

$78 - $440

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$114 - $251

Fly Genoa to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 14 min

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

$151 - $733

Fly Genoa to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  8 h 46 min

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

$166 - $803

Train to Turin, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Venice (VCE) TRN - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale

$73 - $484

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Trieste is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Trieste is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Trieste via Brescia, Brescia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Trieste is 404 km. The road distance is 543.3 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Genoa to Trieste, including transfers.

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

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Genoa to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Genova Brignole station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Trieste is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 390€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 252.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Genoa to Trieste via Venezia Mestre in around 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genoa to Trieste via Brescia, Brescia in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Genoa to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Genoa to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Genoa to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Genoa to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Turin to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Turin to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Genoa to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Turin to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,300
Flights from Genoa to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Turin to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $140
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 Genova Brignole to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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 Genoa, Genoa to Brescia, Brescia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brescia, Brescia to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Padova to Trieste Port
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $70
Private
$180 - $410
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 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

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Trieste is 543 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Genoa to Trieste.

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

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

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There are 1561+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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