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There are 9 ways to get from Linz to Trieste by bus, train, night bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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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Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Graz, Graz central train station 262
  2. Take the bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Trieste 907

$28 - $47

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Night bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Trieste N160

$27 - $45

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Train  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Udine Rex / ...
  4. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$37 - $112

Night train, train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Udine Nj
  2. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$54 - $93

Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from Linz to Trieste 316.9 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale

$149 - $575

Fly Linz to Trieste  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Trieste (TRS) LNZ - TRS

$208 - $916

Train to Vienna, fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale

$144 - $655

Train, train to Munich, fly to Trieste  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Freising
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Trieste (TRS) MUC - TRS

$156 - $584

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Trieste is to night bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Trieste is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Trieste. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Linz to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf and Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between Linz and Trieste is 298 km. The road distance is 507 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Trieste without a car is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs 24€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Linz to Trieste, including transfers.

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

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Linz to Trieste train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Linz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Linz to Trieste is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs 24€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 100€ and takes 9h, you could also fly, which costs 180€ - 800€ and takes 6h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 186.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Trieste, Italy?

You can take a bus from Linz to Trieste via Graz, Graz central train station in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Trieste via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, and Udine in around 9h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Linz to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Linz to Trieste via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Linz Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.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 Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Plattling to Freising
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Trieste
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $44
Private
$170 - $310

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Trieste is 507 km. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Linz to Trieste.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Linz to Trieste train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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

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There are 1578+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Linz to Linz Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 8€.

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