There are 4 ways to get from Trieste to Lake Garda by train, car ferry, car, plane or taxi

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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Train, car ferry  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$30 - $73

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Lake Garda 208.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Verona, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Verona (VRN) TRS - VRN
  2. Drive from Verona to Torri
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$91 - $438

Fly to Milan Linate, train, taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
  3. Take a taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda

$162 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Lake Garda is to train and car ferry which costs 25€ - 65€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Lake Garda is 240 km. The road distance is 333.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Trieste to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Verona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Lake Garda is 333 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Trieste to Lake Garda.

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Volotea, Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Alitalia offer flights from Trieste Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 4285+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 150.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Lake Garda, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Trieste to Lake Garda. However, you can take the train to Venezia Mestre, take the train to Verona Porta Nuova, take the train to Domegliara, take the drive to Torri, take the car ferry to Maderno, then take the drive to Lake Garda. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Garda.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Radio Taxi Brixia
Phone
+39 030 35 111

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