There are 11 ways to get from Trieste to Athens by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Trieste  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Athens (ATH) TRS - ATH

$108 - $447

Cheapest option

Train to Venice, fly  •  7 h 43 min

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

$87 - $378

9 alternative options

Fly from Ljubljana  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Athens (ATH) LJU - ATH

$156 - $589

Fly from Zagreb  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Athens (ATH) ZAG - ATH

$145 - $734

Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Athens (ATH) BLQ - ATH

$93 - $338

Bus, train  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$105 - $145

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$123 - $150

Train  •  37 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Udine Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Udine to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$110 - $224

Bus Globtour  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Zob to Durres Zob
  2. Take the bus from Durrës to Athens

$132 - $168

Train, car ferry, bus  •  38 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv
  2. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$129 - $370

Drive  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Athens 1077.7 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Athens is to bus and train which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Athens is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 7 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Athens. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Athens Karaiskaki sq via Skopje and Thessaloniki Monastiriou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Athens. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Αθήνα via Udine, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 16 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Athens is 1184 km. The road distance is 1724.3 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Athens without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Trieste to Athens, including transfers.

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Trieste to Athens bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Trieste station.

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Athens is to fly which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 90€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 21 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs 95€ - 200€ and takes 37 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Trieste to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, arrive at Athens Karaiskaki sq station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Athens.
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  • Distance: 740 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Athens, Greece?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Trieste to Athens every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Athens via Skopje, Thessaloniki, and Thessaloniki Monastiriou in around 21 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Venice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Venice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $4,000
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Venice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Venice to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Venice to Athens via Bari
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia
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
Train from Trieste Centrale to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia Eurocity
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Trieste to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Simeonidis Tours
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Durres Zob
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
globtour.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Durrës to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$311 - $314
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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