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There are 9 ways to get from Trieste to Milan 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.

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$45 - $70

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Rideshare  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Trieste to Milan 260.3 miles

$25

7 alternative options

Train via Venezia Mestre  •  4 h 27 min

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

$38 - $73

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre N403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Milan, Milan 400 / ...

$26 - $43

Bus, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Terminal Passegieri to Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Lambrate Re_6

$46 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Milan 260.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Milan Linate  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN

$84 - $209

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TRS - MXP

$205 - $623

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) TRS - BGY

$318 - $429

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Milan is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Milan is to fly which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Milan is 358 km. The road distance is 416.6 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Milan without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale takes 3 h 42 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Trieste to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Milan is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Trieste Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Trieste to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Milan.
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  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Trieste to Milan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Milan via Venice, Venice Mestre, Milan, Milan, and Lampugnano in around 7 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via Catania
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via Bari
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Trieste to Milan Bergamo via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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 Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trieste to Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Milan is 417 km. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Trieste to Milan.

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Alitalia offers flights from Trieste Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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Book your Trieste to Milan train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 4105+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Trieste and Milan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs 2€ - 6€.

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