There are 8 ways to get from Linz to Trieste by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

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

$27 - $50

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Train  •  9 h 13 min

  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 / ...

$51 - $131

Night train, train  •  9 h 13 min

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

$56 - $96

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Linz to Trieste 316.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Linz to Ljubljana  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Ljubljana (LJU) LNZ - LJU

$191 - $769

Train to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU

$150 - $586

Train to Vienna, fly to Klagenfurt  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU

$145 - $666

Train, train to Munich, fly to Trieste  •  6 h 20 min

  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

$157 - $585

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

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Trieste is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Trieste. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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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 9 h 13 min.

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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 7 h 45 min and costs 23€ - 40€.

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The bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Trieste takes 7 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Linz to Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Linz, Linz Industriezeile 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 7 h 45 min and costs 23€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 9 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs 160€ - 700€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 186.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Linz to Trieste once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Trieste via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, and Udine in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Linz Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$13 - $17
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 Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
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
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Trieste
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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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 5 h to drive from Linz to Trieste.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Linz 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.

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There are 1726+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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

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