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

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Train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Autostazione to Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$36 - $61

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Bus SAF Autoservizi F.V.G. S.p.A., train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to San Candido - Station A01-121
  2. Take the train from San Candido/Innichen to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...

$30 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus Crnja Tours, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Villach 944
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$33 - $49

Train via Udine  •  5 h 49 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 Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$35 - $81

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Lienz 131.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Lienz is to bus and train which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Lienz is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Lienz. However, there are services departing from Trieste Autostazione and arriving at Lienz in Osttirol via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Lienz is 152 km. The road distance is 210.6 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Lienz without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Trieste to Lienz, including transfers.

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

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Trieste to Lienz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Lienz in Osttirol station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Lienz is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Trieste to Lienz.

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  • Distance: 95.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

You can take a train from Trieste to Lienz via Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) and Villach Hbf in around 5 h 11 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 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
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
Train from San Candido/Innichen to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
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 Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Villach
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.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 Trieste to Villach
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAF Autoservizi F.V.G. S.p.A.
Phone
0039.0432.608.111
Email
info@saf.ud.it
Website
saf.ud.it
Bus from Trieste to San Candido - Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
saf.ud.it

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