There are 5 ways to get from Trieste to Graz by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Maribor N403
  2. Take the bus from Maribor Zob to Graz Hauptbahnhof N261

$16 - $31

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Train  •  7 h 20 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 Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) Bus

$57 - $124

Bus Crnja Tours  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Graz

$27 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Graz 181 miles

$40 - $65

Shuttle  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Graz Hbf

$45 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Graz is to bus which costs 13€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Graz is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Graz. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Graz. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) via Udine, Villach Hbf and Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Graz is 203 km. The road distance is 289.6 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Graz without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 13€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Trieste to Graz, including transfers.

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Trieste to Graz bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Trieste station.

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Graz is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 13€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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Trieste to Graz bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Graz station.

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Trieste to Graz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Graz.
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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Graz, Austria?

You can take a bus from Trieste to Graz via Maribor and Maribor Zob in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Graz via Udine, Villach Hbf, Klagenfurt Hbf, and Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) in around 7 h 20 min.

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 Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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
$27 - $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 Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Graz Hbf (Europaplatz)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Trieste to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maribor to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Maribor Zob to Graz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Maribor to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Graz
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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