There are 5 ways to get from Lake Garda to Trieste by car ferry, train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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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Car ferry, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Maderno to Torri 110 / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$30 - $71

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Maderno to Torri 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Garda to Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova 164 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Verona to Trieste 427 / ...

$26 - $42

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Lake Garda to Trieste 208.9 miles

$50 - $75

Car ferry, drive to Verona, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Maderno to Torri
  2. Drive from Torri to Verona
  3. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Trieste (TRS) VRN - TRS

$85 - $347

Taxi, train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lake Garda to Desenzano
  2. Take the train from Desenzano to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$164 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lake Garda to Trieste is to car ferry and bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Garda to Trieste is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Lake Garda and Trieste is 240 km. The road distance is 334.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Lake Garda to Trieste, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Verona Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Garda to Trieste is 334 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Lake Garda to Trieste.

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

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There are 1726+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lake Garda to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 150.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between Lake Garda, Italy and Trieste, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Lake Garda to Trieste. However, you can take the drive to Maderno, take the car ferry to Torri, take the drive to Domegliara, take the train to Verona Porta Nuova, take the train to Venezia Mestre, then take the train to Trieste Centrale. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lake Garda to Trieste via Maderno, Torri, Garda, Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova, and Verona in around 7 h 46 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Verona to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Verona to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Verona to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Verona to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Desenzano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
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
Bus operators
Azienda Trasporti Verona Srl
Phone
+39 045 805 7922
Email
atv@atv.verona.it
Website
atv.verona.it
Bus from Garda to Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
atv.verona.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Verona to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Lake Garda to Desenzano
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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