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There are 11 ways to get from Nice to Trieste by train, bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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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Train  •  9 h 28 min

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

$76 - $135

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Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Trieste 406

$45 - $80

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Bus via Nice, Nice  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Trieste N482

$52 - $87

Bus, train  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$80 - $139

Night train, train  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Nice Ville to Verona Porta Nuova R
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$64 - $129

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Trieste 451.7 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Nice to Trieste  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Trieste (TRS) NCE - TRS

$169 - $714

Fly Nice to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  7 h 50 min

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

$152 - $647

Fly Nice to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) NCE - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale

$217 - $697

Fly Nice to Venice, shuttle  •  5 h 53 min

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

$87 - $537

Thello to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$128 - $268

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Trieste is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Trieste is to fly and shuttle which costs 75€ - 470€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice, Nice and arriving at Trieste. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

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The distance between Nice and Trieste is 558 km. The road distance is 722.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Trieste without a car is to train which takes 9 h 28 min and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Nice to Trieste, including transfers.

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Nice to Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice, Nice station.

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Nice to Trieste train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Trieste is to train which takes 9 h 28 min and costs 65€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 12 h 38 min, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 650€ and takes 6 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 348.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Nice to Trieste via Milano Centrale and Venezia Mestre in around 9 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nice to Trieste twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Basel, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Lyon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Geneva, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Nice to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
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 Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
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
Night train from Nice Ville to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
thello.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Trieste
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Mestre
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $44
Private
$170 - $310
Shuttle from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300

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

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Nice to Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trieste station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Trieste is 723 km. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Nice to Trieste.

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Nice Airport to Trieste Airport.

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

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Book your Nice to Trieste bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1539+ hotels available in Trieste. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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