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There are 12 ways to get from Trieste to Rotterdam by shuttle, plane, train, bus or car

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

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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LJU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$122 - $529

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Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Ulm
  2. Take the bus from Ulm to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N93

$79 - $129

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Fly Trieste to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) TRS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$84 - $377

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) VCE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$101 - $598

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Brussels (BRU) LJU - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$140 - $504

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Brussels (BRU) VCE - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$94 - $563

Shuttle, shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ZAG - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$150 - $716

Train Thalys  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery to Rotterdam Centraal

$353 - $449

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Autostazione to Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$222 - $346

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Rotterdam

$179 - $255

Drive, train  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$226 - $340

Drive  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Rotterdam 833.6 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Rotterdam is to shuttle and fly and train which costs 100€ - 460€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Ulm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Torino Porta Susa and Chambery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 8 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Rotterdam is 973 km. The road distance is 1333.8 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 15 h 8 min and costs 300€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Trieste to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Trieste to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Trieste station.

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Rotterdam is to train which takes 15 h 8 min and costs 300€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 608.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Trieste to Rotterdam via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Chambery in around 15 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Rotterdam via Ulm in around 21 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Trieste to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Venice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Venice to Amsterdam Schiphol via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Chambery to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$250 - $310
1st Class
$320 - $450
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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Autostazione to Villach Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$34 - $37
Private
$85 - $160
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ulm
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ulm to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Trieste to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Trieste to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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Trieste to Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Rotterdam is 1334 km. It takes approximately 12 h 27 min to drive from Trieste to Rotterdam.

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Transavia Holland, Air France, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 600+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 8 min and costs 30€ - 180€.

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