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

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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Fly Lyon to Trieste  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Trieste (TRS) LYS - TRS

$123 - $504

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  16h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Trieste N406

$45 - $150

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Fly Lyon to Venice, shuttle  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale

$91 - $607

Fly Lyon to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Ljubljana (LJU) LYS - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale

$141 - $507

Train to Geneva, fly to Trieste  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Trieste (TRS) GVA - TRS

$130 - $616

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale Fr

$122 - $170

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre Ec
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$128 - $195

Bus BS Tours  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Fernetti

$69 - $97

Drive  •  8h 6m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Trieste 530.5 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Trieste is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 15h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Trieste is to fly and shuttle which costs 75€ - 550€ and takes 6h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Trieste. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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The distance between Lyon and Trieste is 693 km. The road distance is 848.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 10h 47m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Lyon to Trieste, including transfers.

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Lyon to Trieste bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lyon station.

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Lyon to Trieste train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Trieste is to fly which takes 6h 41m and costs 100€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 10h 47m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 15h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 433.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Trieste, Italy?

Lufthansa, Hop! and four other airlines fly from Lyon to Trieste every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Trieste via Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 10h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Podgorica
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Geneve to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300
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
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Lyon to Fernetti
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Eurolines FR
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Trieste
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Lyon to Trieste bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Trieste station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Trieste is 849 km. It takes approximately 8h 6m to drive from Lyon to Trieste.

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Hop!, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to Trieste Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Trieste train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Lyon to Trieste bus tickets online with Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 1557+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29m and costs 9€ - 15€.

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