There are 11 ways to get from Lausanne to Trieste by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Train via Milano Centrale  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne 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 / ...

$112 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Venice, Venice Mestre 405
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste N440 / ...

$46 - $76

9 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Venezia Santa Lucia Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv

$119 - $188

Night bus, bus  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lausanne to Annecy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Fernetti

$60 - $93

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Trieste 461.3 miles

$110 - $160

Train to Geneva, fly to Trieste  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Trieste (TRS) GVA - TRS

$118 - $603

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$74 - $314

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$198 - $618

Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU

$171 - $656

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  7 h 14 min

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

$154 - $326

Train, train to Basel, fly to Venice  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$129 - $465

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Trieste, Italy?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Trieste via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre in around 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Trieste via Venice, Venice Mestre in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
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
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Lausanne to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Annecy to Fernetti
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lausanne and Trieste is 559 km. The road distance is 738 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Trieste is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Trieste is to train and fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 650.

No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Trieste via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Lausanne to Trieste, including transfers.