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There are 9 ways to get from Trieste to Barcelona by shuttle, plane, train, bus 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.

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Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  6 h 37 min

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

$91 - $556

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Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  9 h 3 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 Barcelona (BCN) BLQ - BCN

$59 - $291

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Fly from Trieste  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Barcelona (BCN) TRS - BCN

$89 - $375

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Barcelona (BCN) ZAG - BCN

$141 - $701

Train to Florence, fly  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Barcelona (BCN) FLR - BCN

$114 - $337

Train  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$200 - $299

Shuttle, bus  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Venice
  2. Take the bus from Venecia to Barcelona

$109 - $386

Bus  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Barcelona 1922

$85 - $150

Drive  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Barcelona 867.2 miles

$200 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Barcelona is to bus which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 25 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Barcelona is to shuttle and fly which costs 75€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 25 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 7 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Barcelona is 1048 km. The road distance is 1387.6 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 16 h 7 min and costs 170€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Trieste to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Barcelona is to fly which takes 7 h 11 min and costs 75€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 260€ and takes 16 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 25 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 654.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Trieste to Barcelona every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Barcelona via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 16 h 7 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Trieste to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Trieste to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
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
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $55
Private
$190 - $410
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$39 - $42
Private
$150 - $280
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Venecia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com
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 Trieste to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Trieste to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Barcelona is 1388 km. It takes approximately 12 h 57 min to drive from Trieste to Barcelona.

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Alitalia, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Trieste to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3443+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h and costs 35€ - 260€.

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