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There are 7 ways to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Trieste  •  2h 40m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trieste (TRS) FCO - TRS

€40 - €168

Cheapest option

Train via Laurentina  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Rome Tiburtina to Monfalcone 35618-17

€36 - €107

5 alternative options

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Venice (VCE) FCO - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to FVG Airport

€61 - €378

Train  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Airport Fr

€45 - €157

Train via Venice  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Airport Re / ...

€39 - €169

Bus  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Trieste N533

€38 - €77

Drive  •  5h 55m

  1. Drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) 652 km

€80 - €120

Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) by bus and train

The journey time between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and Trieste Airport (TRS) is around 5h 43m and covers a distance of around 634 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 43m. Operated by FlixBus, Prontobus and Trenitalia Frecce, the Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) service departs from Rome Ciampino Airport and arrives in Trieste Airport. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 43m
Fastest journey time:
5h 43m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:40
Last service departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) bus and train schedules

Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) → Trieste Airport (TRS)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Trieste Airport (TRS) is 1500.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) is to train via Laurentina, which costs €35 - €110 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) is to fly which costs €40 - €170 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS). However, there are services departing from Rome Ciampino Airport and arriving at Trieste Airport via Rome Tiburtina Bus station and Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 24m.

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The distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and Trieste Airport (TRS) is 453 km. The road distance is 652 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) without a car is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs €45 - €160.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS), including transfers.

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) is to fly which takes 2h 40m and costs €40 - €170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €160 and takes 6h 8m, you could also bus, which costs €35 - €80 and takes 12h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trieste station.

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Map of how to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS).
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  • Distance: 452.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA), Italy and Trieste Airport (TRS), Italy?

Alitalia flies from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Airport once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 43m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €60
Base Standard
€75 - €100
Base Premium
€90 - €130
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €40
Smart Flex
€60 - €85
Train from Rome Tiburtina to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €50
Smart Flex
€65 - €95
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) is 652 km. It takes approximately 5h 55m to drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS).

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Trieste Airport.

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Book your Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Trieste Airport (TRS) bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Trieste Airport (TRS). Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rome Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs €5 - €28.

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