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Recommended option

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Fr

$123 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Ouibus / ...
  2. N440 / ...

$36 - $86

9 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Tgv / ...
  2. Ec
  3. Rv

$163 - $263

Bus BS Tours  •  15 h 9 min

$70 - $98

Bus Eurolines FR  •  16 h 40 min

$100 - $150

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. 530.5 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Lyon to Trieste  •  7 h

  1. LYS - TRS

$124 - $504

Fly Lyon to Ljubljana  •  7 h 31 min

  1. LYS - LJU

$142 - $517

Fly Lyon to Venice, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. LYS - VCE

$65 - $335

Fly Lyon to Bologna, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. LYS - BLQ

$117 - $406

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. GVA - VCE

$90 - $334

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Trieste via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Susa in around 9 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Trieste via Venice - Mestre and Venice, Venice Mestre in around 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
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
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Venice - Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Lyon to Fernetti
Ave. Duration
13 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Trieste
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Trieste is 693 km. The road distance is 849 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Trieste is to bus which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 13 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Trieste is to fly and train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 55€ - 290€.

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 Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Trieste. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Lyon to Trieste, including transfers.