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There are 14 ways to get from Trieste to Dover by shuttle, plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Shuttle to Venice, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

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Fly Trieste to London Stansted, bus, train

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to London Stansted (STN)
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

Shuttle to Venice, fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Shuttle to Venice, fly to London Stansted, bus, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to London Stansted (STN)
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Shuttle to Pula, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Train to Milan Linate, fly to London City, train

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to London City (LCY)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

Train

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  5. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Train via Milan

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  5. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Villach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  4. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Dover

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Venice Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2
  3. Take the bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Dover

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Tábor, aut.nádr.
  2. Take the train from Tabor to Praha-Zahradni Mesto
  3. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Dover

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Trieste to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Trieste to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone

Trieste to Dover by train

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17h 21m Average Duration
£235 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dover is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Dover is to bus and train which costs €65 - €85 and takes 42h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Dover is to fly and bus and train which costs €60 - €270 and takes 7h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Dover. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Dover via Venice Mestre and Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Dover. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Dover Priory via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Lille Europe and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 21m.

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The distance between Trieste and Dover is 688 miles.

The best way to get from Trieste to Dover without a car is to train which takes 17h 21m and costs €270 - €750.

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It takes approximately 8h 35m to get from Trieste to Dover, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Dover is to train which takes 17h 21m and costs €270 - €750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €75 - €100 and takes 28h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Dover.
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  • Distance: 688.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 35m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Dover, England?

You can take a train from Trieste to Dover via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Lille Europe, London St Pancras Intl, and St Pancras International in around 17h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Dover via Venice Mestre and Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 in around 28h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £200
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£24 - £200
Flights from Venice to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £700
Flights from Ljubljana to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from Pula to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£27 - £270
Flights from Pula to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£27 - £270
Flights from Pula to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£27 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £360
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £410
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Flights from Trieste to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£17 - £160
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £600
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Flights from Trieste to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £340
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£35 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £65
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
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 Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£26 - £35
Base Standard
£45 - £65
Base Premium
£55 - £80
Train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£30 - £45
Base Standard
£55 - £80
Base Premium
£70 - £100
Train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£25 - £35
Base Standard
£45 - £65
Base Premium
£55 - £80
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 Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£17 - £35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£31 - £34
Train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £50
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£45 - £49
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£80 - £100
1st Class
£95 - £110
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Trieste Centrale to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Tabor to Praha-Zahradni Mesto
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
£4 - £5
Business
£5 - £7
1st Class
£5 - £7
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£29 - £220
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
£29 - £32
Private
£120 - £220
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£26 - £150
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
£26 - £29
Private
£80 - £150
Shuttle from Portorož to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£24 - £110
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
£24 - £27
Private
£60 - £110
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10
Website
Airport Bus Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford Montfichet Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £12
Website
Megabus UK
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Dover
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Dover
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Tábor, aut.nádr.
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £17
Website
Itabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Union Ivkoni
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Prague Florenc to Dover
Ave. Duration
29h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£25 - £31
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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

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Dover is 1h behind Trieste. It is currently 3:41 AM in Trieste and 2:41 AM in Dover.

Trieste to Dover train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Wizz Air, Norwegian Air International, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Venice Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

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