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

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Fly from Trieste  •  3h 25m

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

55€ - 250€

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Bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste, Trieste to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N533 / ...

30€ - 45€

4 alternative options

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  4h 52m

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

87€ - 504€

Train  •  8h 8m

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

40€ - 140€

Night train  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini Ini

60€ - 90€

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Rome 673.6 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Rome is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Rome is to fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste, Trieste and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 9h 35m.

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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 8h 8m.

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The distance between Trieste and Rome is 429 km. The road distance is 673.6 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Rome without a car is to train which takes 8h 8m and costs 40€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Trieste to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Rome is to fly which takes 3h 25m and costs 50€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 8h 8m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Rome.
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  • Distance: 429.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Alitalia flies from Trieste to Rome 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 55€ and the journey takes 8h 8m. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
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 Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 65€
Base Standard
80€ - 110€
Base Premium
95€ - 140€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste, Trieste to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Rome is 674 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Trieste to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Trieste Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Trieste to Rome train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Trieste to Rome bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 8797+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ 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€ - 35€.

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