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

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Fly Trieste to Rome  •  3h 52m

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

52€ - 169€

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Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Bologna 994
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 520 / ...

36€ - 102€

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Shuttle to Venice, fly to Rome  •  5h 15m

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

77€ - 472€

Fly Trieste to Naples, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Naples (NAP) TRS - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

41€ - 512€

Train  •  10h 29m

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

45€ - 150€

Night train  •  10h 45m

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

60€ - 90€

Drive  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Rome 671.2 km

80€ - 120€

Trieste to Rome by bus

The bus journey time between Trieste and Rome is around 11h 37m and covers a distance of around 690 km. The fastest bus normally takes 11h 20m. Operated by Florentia Bus and FlixBus, the Trieste to Rome bus service departs from Trieste and arrives in Rome Tiburtina Bus station. Typically nine buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Rome is to night train which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Rome is to fly which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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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 10h 29m.

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The distance between Trieste and Rome is 429 km. The road distance is 671.2 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Rome without a car is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs 35€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Trieste to Rome, including transfers.

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Trieste to Rome bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from 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 52m and costs 50€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 10h 25m, you could also train, which costs 45€ - 150€ and takes 10h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Rome.
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  • Distance: 429.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

Alitalia flies from Trieste to Rome twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Rome via Bologna in around 10h 25m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Trieste to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 75€
Base Standard
90€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
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
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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 Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
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 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 671 km. It takes approximately 6h 15m 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 4590+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 75€ 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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