There are 6 ways to get from Trieste to Innsbruck by bus, train, 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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Bus Luki Bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Bolzano
  2. Take the bus from Bozen to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 095 / ...

$59 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 409

$30 - $55

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Train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Innsbruck Hbf Ec

$41 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Innsbruck 220.8 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Trieste to Munich, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Munich (MUC) TRS - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf

$149 - $571

Fly Ljubljana to Innsbruck  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Innsbruck (INN) LJU - INN

$201 - $812

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Innsbruck is to bus which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Innsbruck is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Innsbruck is 256 km. The road distance is 353.2 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Innsbruck without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 53 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Trieste to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Trieste to Innsbruck via Bolzano and Bozen in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Innsbruck via Venezia Mestre in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Innsbruck via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Trieste to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
lukibus.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
Bus from Bozen to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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