There are 12 ways to get from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main by plane, shuttle, train, bus, car train, night 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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Fly from Trieste  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) TRS - FRA

$109 - $413

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Night bus, bus  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Trieste to Munich, Munich central bus station N943
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N952 / ...

$54 - $89

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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Frankfurt (FRA) LJU - FRA

$142 - $516

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  5 h 52 min

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

$126 - $634

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Frankfurt (FRA) PUY - FRA

$136 - $437

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  6 h 45 min

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

$136 - $720

Train to Venice Treviso, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Frankfurt (FRA) TSF - FRA

$73 - $284

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Frankfurt

$55 - $80

Train  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Udine Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Udine to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$154 - $269

Train, cartrain  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Autostazione to Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus / ...
  2. Take the cartrain from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Süd UEX 1386

$83 - $174

Drive, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$159 - $233

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main 559.5 miles

$130 - $200

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Udine, Villach Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 17 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Frankfurt am Main is 625 km. The road distance is 895.2 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Trieste to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Trieste station.

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Trieste to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Trieste Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Trieste to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 390.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa flies from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Alternatively, Crnja Tours operates a bus from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Pula to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Pula to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Pula to Frankfurt via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $200
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
$20 - $24
Train from Trieste Centrale to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Autostazione to Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$113
Vehicle
$125
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
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 Portorož to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$33 - $36
Private
$80 - $150
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $55
Private
$190 - $410
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Trieste to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Trieste to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Frankfurt am Main is 895 km. It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to drive from Trieste to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Trieste Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Trieste to Frankfurt am Main train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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Book your Trieste to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs .

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