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

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

Shuttle to Venice, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8h 51m

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

£99 - £434

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Brussels, Brussels-North station N36
  3. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover 140

£65 - £101

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Shuttle to Venice, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  8h 46m

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

£109 - £466

Shuttle to Venice, fly to London Stansted, train  •  8h 52m

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

£101 - £467

Fly Trieste to London Stansted, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to London Stansted (STN) TRS - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£83 - £275

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to London Gatwick (LGW) LJU - 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

£137 - £439

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to London Stansted, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to London Stansted (STN) LJU - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£171 - £500

Train to Milan Linate, fly to London City, train  •  10h 53m

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

£127 - £425

Train via Aix-les-Bains  •  17h 23m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Aix Les Bains Le Revard Tgv
  3. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV 6-Y
  4. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£310 - £710

Train  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Marne La Vallee Chessy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£265 - £590

Bus, train  •  24h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  3. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover 140

£117 - £160

Train, night train, bus  •  28h 11m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Udine Re
  2. Take the night train from Udine to Rosenheim Nj
  3. Take the night train from Rosenheim to Bruxelles-Nord Nj
  4. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover 140

£115 - £166

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 46m

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

£175 - £291

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 1m

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

£304 - £382

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Dover is to bus which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 26h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Dover is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 310€ and takes 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Trieste Central Bus Station and arriving at Dover via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 27m.

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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 Centrale Fs, Milano P.Garibaldi, Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Marne La Vallee Chessy and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 23m.

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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 via Aix-les-Bains which takes 17h 23m and costs 340€ - 800€.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Trieste to Dover, including transfers.

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Trieste to Dover bus services, operated by Nomago, depart from Trieste Central Bus 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 via Aix-les-Bains which takes 17h 23m and costs 340€ - 800€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 26h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Dover.
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  • Distance: 688.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 51m

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

You can take a train from Trieste to Dover via Milano Centrale, Centrale Fs, Garibaldi Fs, Milano P.Garibaldi, Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Ashford International Eurostar, and Ashford International in around 17h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Dover via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB, Brussels, Brussels-North station, and Bruxelles, Nord in around 26h 27m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £310
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £140
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £140
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£28 - £140
Flights from Ljubljana to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Ljubljana to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £230
Flights from Trieste to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £150
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £390
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£35 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £65
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
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 Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£27 - £40
Base Standard
£50 - £70
Base Premium
£60 - £85
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£55 - £65
1st Class
£60 - £70
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£55 - £65
1st Class
£55 - £70
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£75 - £100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£75 - £90
1st Class
£85 - £100
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£120 - £220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£95 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£95 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £180
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£9 - £10
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 Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Trieste Centrale to Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
£6 - £8
Regional Train Ticket
£4 - £6
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
£8 - £11
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Udine to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Rosenheim to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
Nightjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
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
£30 - £240
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
£31 - £34
Private
£130 - £240
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£28 - £160
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
£28 - £31
Private
£85 - £160
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Crnja Tours
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Crnja Tours
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Eurolines FR
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£27 - £50
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Nomago
Economy
£27 - £40
Premium
£30 - £45
Family&friends
£35 - £50
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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