There are 10 ways to get from Trieste to Zürich by plane, train, shuttle, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Trieste to Zurich  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Zurich (ZRH) TRS - ZRH

$114 - $577

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Zurich 409

$45 - $85

8 alternative options

Fly Ljubljana to Zurich  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH

$137 - $503

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH

$78 - $379

Fly Zagreb to Zurich  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zurich (ZRH) ZAG - ZRH

$137 - $720

Shuttle to Pula, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Portorož
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zurich (ZRH) PUY - ZRH

$181 - $732

Train to Venice, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$95 - $444

Train via Milano Centrale  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$68 - $124

Train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Zuerich Hb Ec

$86 - $134

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Zürich 434 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Zürich is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Zürich is to fly which costs 110€ - 430€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Zürich is 443 km. The road distance is 694.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Trieste to Zürich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Zurich. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Zuerich Hb via Venezia Mestre and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Zürich, Switzerland?

Lufthansa, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Trieste to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Zürich via Venezia Mestre and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Zurich via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Pula to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Pula to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Pula to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Train operators
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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