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There are 11 ways to get from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi Fr

30€ - 95€

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Milan 402 / ...

21€ - 26€

9 alternative options

Train via stz genova, 2  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr

32€ - 97€

Bus via Padova  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano Baltour

67€ - 90€

Rideshare  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the rideshare from Trieste to Milan 408.6 km

22€

Drive  •  3h 56m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) 414.7 km

50€ - 75€

Fly Trieste to Milan Linate  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN

64€ - 158€

Fly Trieste to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TRS - MXP

42€ - 136€

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 48m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Milan Linate (LIN) VCE - LIN

86€ - 481€

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LJU - MXP

122€ - 839€

Fly Trieste to Genoa, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Genoa (GOA) TRS - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale

54€ - 325€

Trieste → Metropolitan City of Milan (Region)
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The most affordable way to get from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) is to rideshare, which costs 22€ and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) is to train which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Milan. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Trieste and Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) is 361 km. The road distance is 414.7 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) without a car is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs 30€ - 95€.

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The train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi takes 3h 55m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste station.

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Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs 30€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 26€ and takes 5h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 160€ and takes 5h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region).
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  • Distance: 361.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Metropolitan City of Milan (Region), Lombardy, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 95€ and the journey takes 3h 55m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Milan 4 times a day. Tickets cost 21€ - 26€ and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
211€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
211€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
211€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
211€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 3800€
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 750€
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 750€
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 750€
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 750€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 115€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Rome, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 115€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Rome, Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 115€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Rome, Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 115€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Rome, Palermo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 115€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Rome, Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 115€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 3000€
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 3100€
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate via Trapani
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 95€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Padova
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Baltour
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
34€ - 38€
Private
140€ - 260€
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
31€ - 34€
Private
95€ - 180€
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trieste to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan station.

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Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) is 415 km. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region).

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Tayaran Jet, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Trieste Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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Book your Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Trieste to Metropolitan City of Milan (Region) bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1373+ hotels available in Metropolitan City of Milan (Region). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Trieste and Metropolitan City of Milan (Region). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs 2€ - 35€.

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