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There are 6 ways to get from Trieste to Rome by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$70 - $110

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Rome 540

$35 - $65

4 alternative options

Train via Venezia Mestre  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$51 - $108

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Rome 420.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly from Trieste  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Rome (FCO) TRS - FCO

$64 - $264

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  4 h 49 min

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

$86 - $545

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Rome is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Rome. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Rome is 429 km. The road distance is 673.1 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Rome without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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The train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini takes 5 h 26 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Trieste to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Rome is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Rome.
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  • Distance: 268.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Rome, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Trieste to Rome 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Rome 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Trieste Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Trieste to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Rome is 673 km. It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to drive from Trieste to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Trieste Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11683+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs 2€ - 6€.

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