There are 7 ways to get from Trieste to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fa

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Fly Trieste to Rome Ciampino  •  3 h 29 min

  1. TRS - CIA

$33 - $232

5 alternative options

Train via Venezia Mestre  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Rv / ...
  2. Fr / ...

$51 - $114

Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. 540

$40 - $65

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. 420.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Trieste to Rome  •  3 h 23 min

  1. TRS - FCO

$65 - $264

Train to Venice, fly to Rome  •  5 h 15 min

  1. VCE - FCO

$60 - $275

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Trieste to Rome twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Rome twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Trenitalia
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Trieste and Rome is 429 km. The road distance is 673 km.

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Rome is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Rome. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

The train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini takes 5 h 23 min including transfers and departs twice daily.