There are 7 ways to get from Trieste to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fa

$45 - $70

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Station to SITA Firenze Florentia Bus / ...

$20 - $40

5 alternative options

Train via Venezia Mestre  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$37 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Florence 252.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Trieste to Florence  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Florence (FLR) TRS - FLR

$124 - $275

Fly Trieste to Bologna, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bologna (BLQ) TRS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$76 - $315

Train to Venice, fly to Florence  •  6 h 58 min

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

$123 - $497

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Florence is to bus which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Florence is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste Station station and arriving at SITA Firenze. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Florence is 288 km. The road distance is 403.4 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Florence without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 3 h 43 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Trieste to Florence bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Trieste Station.

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Florence is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 6 h, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Florence.
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  • Distance: 180.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Florence, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Trieste to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Trieste to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 6 h. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $5,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Florence via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Train operators
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 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to SITA Firenze
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
atvo.it
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 Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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