There are 9 ways to get from Trieste to Istanbul by shuttle, plane, bus, car ferry 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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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 58m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) LJU - IST

1.086 ₺ - 3.308 ₺

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Bus  •  24h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul

577 ₺ - 675 ₺

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Shuttle to Venice, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6h 55m

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

1.015 ₺ - 3.560 ₺

Fly Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TRS - IST

970 ₺ - 3.055 ₺

Shuttle, shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ZAG - IST

1.145 ₺ - 4.322 ₺

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 35m

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

663 ₺ - 3.294 ₺

Bus via Novi Sad  •  28h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Istanbul

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
  2. Take the bus from Durrës to Istanbul

946 ₺ - 1.525 ₺

Drive  •  15h 15m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Istanbul 1569.1 km

1.600 ₺ - 2.400 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Istanbul is to bus which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 24h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Istanbul is to shuttle and fly which costs 140€ - 440€ and takes 5h 58m.

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The distance between Trieste and Istanbul is 1328 km. The road distance is 1569.1 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 24h 36m and costs 75€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Trieste to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Istanbul is to fly which takes 7h 44m and costs 120€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 24h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Trieste. It is currently 10:42 AM in Trieste and 11:42 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Istanbul is 1569 km. It takes approximately 15h 15m to drive from Trieste to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Ljubljana Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1328.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Istanbul, Turkey?

Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Trieste to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Istanbul via Skopje, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 24h 36m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.500 ₺
Flights from Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 2.900 ₺
Flights from Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul Ataturk via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 3.300 ₺
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Venice to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
230 ₺ - 260 ₺
Private
700 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
260 ₺ - 290 ₺
Private
1.100 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 ₺ - 240 ₺
Private
550 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 ₺ - 280 ₺
Private
850 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Trieste to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
360 ₺ - 470 ₺
Schedules at
ms.mk
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
208 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Durrës to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 280 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Trieste to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
270 ₺ - 480 ₺
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Sad to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
700 ₺ - 850 ₺
Car
950 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Inside cabin 2 beds
950 ₺ - 1.050 ₺
Inner cabin 2 beds
1.100 ₺ - 1.300 ₺

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The best way to get from Trieste to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 8m and costs 30€ - 180€.

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