There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Trieste by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Trieste Centrale Fr / ...

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Venice - Mestre Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste N440 / ...

$22 - $46

5 alternative options

Train via Venezia Mestre  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$39 - $72

Bus Stav Bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Umag International

$72 - $83

Rideshare  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Trieste 260.6 miles

$25 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Trieste 261.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly, train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  2. Take the train from Monfalcone to Trieste Centrale

$85 - $215

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Trieste is to rideshare which costs 21€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Trieste is to fly and train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs 70€ - 190€.

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The distance between Milan and Trieste is 358 km. The road distance is 418 km.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Trieste Centrale takes 4 h 7 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Milan and arriving at Trieste via Umag. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Trieste Centrale. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Trieste, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Milan to Trieste 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Trieste via Lampugnano, Milan, Venice - Mestre, and Venice, Venice Mestre in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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
Train from Monfalcone to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
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 Milan to Venice - Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Milan to Umag
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Trieste
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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