There are 10 ways to get from Lausanne to Trieste by train, 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.

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  8 h 29 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 / ...

$110 - $189

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Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 15 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 - $346

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Venezia Mestre Ec
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$97 - $140

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

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

$83 - $109

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Trieste 461.3 miles

$110 - $160

Train to Geneva, fly to Trieste  •  6 h 54 min

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

$119 - $604

Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 2 min

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

$172 - $657

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  6 h 48 min

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

$155 - $328

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

$200 - $622

Train, train to Basel, fly to Venice  •  8 h 54 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

$130 - $503

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Trieste is to bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 110 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Trieste is to train and fly which costs SFr 160 - SFr 650 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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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 45 min.

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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 29 min.

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

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 8 h 29 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Lausanne to Trieste, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Trieste bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Trieste train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Trieste is to train which takes 8 h 29 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 110 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 349.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 29 min

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 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Trieste via Mestre and Venice, Venice Mestre in around 11 h 45 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 Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
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 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
$75 - $140
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
$27 - $40
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 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
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Mestre
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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 Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Trieste is 738 km. It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to drive from Lausanne to Trieste.

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Swiss, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Trieste Airport.

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