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

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Autostazione to Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus / ...

$28 - $49

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Klagenfurt N160

$13 - $22

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Udine Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Udine to Klagenfurt Hbf Ec

$36 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Klagenfurt 112.5 miles

$27 - $40

Shuttle  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof

$40 - $300

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Klagenfurt. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Klagenfurt. However, there are services departing from Trieste Autostazione and arriving at Klagenfurt Hbf via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Klagenfurt is 116 km. The road distance is 180 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Klagenfurt without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Trieste to Klagenfurt, including transfers.

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

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Trieste to Klagenfurt train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste Autostazione station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Klagenfurt is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h.

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Trieste to Klagenfurt bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Klagenfurt station.

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Trieste to Klagenfurt train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Klagenfurt.
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  • Distance: 72.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Trieste to Klagenfurt twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Klagenfurt twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h.

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 Autostazione to Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
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 Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Klagenfurt is 180 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Trieste to Klagenfurt.

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