There are 11 ways to get from Lyon to Trieste by plane, train, bus, ferry, shuttle 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  •  6 h 33 min

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

$124 - $504

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines FR  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Trieste N406

$45 - $150

9 alternative options

Fly Lyon to Ljubljana  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Ljubljana (LJU) LYS - LJU

$142 - $517

Fly Lyon to Venice, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$64 - $366

Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU

$188 - $678

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale

$90 - $367

Train via Torino Porta Susa  •  11 h 49 min

  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 Venezia Mestre Fr
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$118 - $175

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre Ec
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$134 - $203

Bus, line 2 ferry, shuttle  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Venice - Tronchetto
  2. Take the line 2 ferry from Tronchetto 'B' SX to P.le Roma 2 / ...
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice to Trieste Centrale

$75 - $325

Bus BS Tours  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Fernetti

$71 - $99

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  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 15 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Trieste is to fly which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 6 h 33 min.

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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 16 h 40 min.

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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, Torino Porta Susa and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 49 min.

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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 11 h 49 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min 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 6 h 33 min and costs 100€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 11 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 15 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 433.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

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

Lufthansa, Hop! and three other airlines fly from Lyon to Trieste every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Trieste via Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Venezia Mestre in around 11 h 49 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
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
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
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
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
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
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
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
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
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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
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
12 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from Tronchetto 'B' SX to P.le Roma
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
actv.avmspa.it

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