There are 5 ways to get from Karlovac to Trieste by bus, train 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

Bus Brioni Pula  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste

$21 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus Autotrans  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlovac to Buzet

$27 - $40

Bus Autotrans #2  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlovac to Poreč
  2. Take the bus from Poreč to Trieste

$26 - $38

Train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Karlovac to Vrbovsko
  2. Take the bus from Vrbovsko to Trieste

$22 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Karlovac to Trieste 118.3 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Karlovac, Croatia and Trieste, Italy?

You can take a bus from Karlovac to Trieste via Rijeka in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Karlovac to Vrbovsko
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Bus from Poreč to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Karlovac to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Poreč to Trieste
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autotrans
Website
autotrans.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Buzet
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Poreč
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Bus from Vrbovsko to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Panturist
Website
panturist.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Porec
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
panturist.hr
Book at
prodaja.panturist.hr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Karlovac to Trieste?

The distance between Karlovac and Trieste is 139 km. The road distance is 189 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Karlovac to Trieste?

The cheapest way to get from Karlovac to Trieste is to bus which costs 120 kn - 190 kn and takes 4 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Karlovac to Trieste?

The quickest way to get from Karlovac to Trieste is to drive which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 170 kn - 250 kn.

Is there a direct bus between Karlovac and Trieste?

No, there is no direct bus from Karlovac to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Karlovac and arriving at Trieste via Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Karlovac to Trieste?

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Karlovac to Trieste, including transfers.