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There are 8 ways to get from Trieste to Samos by plane, shuttle, ferry, bus, train or car ferry

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Fly Trieste to Samos  •  12h 23m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Samos (SMI) TRS - SMI

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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Samos  •  10h 29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Samos (SMI) LJU - SMI

Fly Trieste to Izmir, ferry  •  14h 54m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Izmir (ADB) TRS - ADB
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Bus, ferry via Belgrade  •  35h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Bus, ferry  •  38h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  3. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

Bus, ferry #2  •  41h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Train, bus, ferry  •  42h

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
  2. Take the bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Trieste (TRS) to Samos (SMI) flights

10 Weekly Planes
9h 21m Average Duration
€73 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samos is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Samos is to fly which costs €70 - €370 and takes 12h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Trieste to Samos is to shuttle and fly. Taking this option will cost €120 - €550 and takes 10h 29m.

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The distance between Trieste and Samos is 1401 km.

The best way to get from Trieste to Samos without a car is to bus and ferry via Belgrade which takes 35h 1m and costs €100 - €250.

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It takes approximately 12h 23m to get from Trieste to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 10m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Trieste. It is currently 10:55 AM in Trieste and 11:55 AM in Samos.

Condor Flugdienst, Volotea, Olympic Air and three other airlines offer flights from Trieste Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Samos. 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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Map of how to get from Trieste to Samos.
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  • Distance: 1400.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 23m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Samos, Greece?

Lufthansa, Airbus France and four other airlines fly from Trieste to Samos once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €450
Flights from Trieste to Samos via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Ljubljana to Samos via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Trieste to Izmir via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €600
Flights from Trieste to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €230
Flights from Trieste to Izmir via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €260
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Trieste to Samos via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Ljubljana to Samos via Frankfurt, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Ljubljana to Samos via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Samos via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Ljubljana to Samos via Frankfurt, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Ljubljana to Samos via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Trieste to Izmir via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Flights from Trieste to Izmir via Munich, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €410
Flights from Trieste to Izmir via Munich, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €440
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Trieste to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Ljubljana to Samos via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Samos via Rome, Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Izmir via Rome, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€10 - €13
Regional Train Ticket
€8 - €11
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€14 - €18
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€31 - €34
Private
€95 - €180
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Trieste to Beograd
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Bus from Trieste to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Autoprevoz Žirafa
Phone
+381 69 600 606
Website
zirafaprevoz.com
Bus from Trieste to Beograd
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
zirafaprevoz.com
Bus from Trieste to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
zirafaprevoz.com
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Beograd to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Trieste to Sofia
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Sad to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
MetroTurizm
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
11h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€62 - €67
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €65
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€95 - €110
Car
€130 - €150
Inside cabin 2 beds
€120 - €140
Inner cabin 2 beds
€140 - €170

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