There are 9 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 Ljubljana  •  7 h 55 min

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

$156 - $593

Cheapest option

Train to Venice, fly  •  7 h 38 min

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

$88 - $348

7 alternative options

Fly from Trieste  •  8 h 59 min

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

$109 - $449

Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  9 h 9 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

$89 - $339

Bus, train  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Veles
  3. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$99 - $159

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Beograd 994
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$91 - $182

Bus Globtour  •  37 h 21 min

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

$134 - $170

Train, car ferry, bus  •  38 h 2 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

$135 - $372

Drive  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Athens 1077.7 miles

$250 - $380

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

Air Serbia, Turkish Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Trieste to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Athens via Beograd in around 27 h 46 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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 Trieste to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Trieste to Athens via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
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 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 Trieste to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
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 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 Trieste to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bologna to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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 Bologna to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
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 55 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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Athens via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
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
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Veles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Veles to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Beograd
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Trieste to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Trieste to Beograd
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.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 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
$23 - $27
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
$100 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$317 - $320
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Trieste and Athens is 1184 km. The road distance is 1724 km.

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Athens is to bus and train which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 22 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Trieste to Athens is to train and fly which takes 7 h 38 min and costs 75€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Athens. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Trieste to Athens, including transfers.