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Cheap train tickets from Venice to Trieste

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Venice to Trieste is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Regionale
05:511h53
Venice Mestre
07:44Trieste Centrale
£131One-way
0 changes
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Regionale
07:022h30
Venezia Carpenedo
09:32Trieste Centrale
£131One-way
2 changes
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Regionale
18:022h37
Venezia Carpenedo
20:39Trieste Centrale
£131One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Regionale
06:022h18
Venezia Carpenedo
08:20Trieste Centrale
£131One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Regionale
06:022h36
Venezia Carpenedo
08:38Trieste Centrale
£131One-way
2 changes

Train timetableVenice to Trieste

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 24 May
Regionale
05:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
08:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
05:133h43
Venice Santa Lucia
08:56Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
05:511h53
Venice Mestre
07:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
06:022h18
Venezia Carpenedo
08:20Trieste Centrale
1 change
Regionale
06:022h36
Venezia Carpenedo
08:38Trieste Centrale
2 changes
Intercity Notte
06:353h20
Venice Santa Lucia
09:55Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
06:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
08:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
07:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
10:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
07:022h30
Venezia Carpenedo
09:32Trieste Centrale
2 changes
Regionale
07:022h17
Venezia Carpenedo
09:19Trieste Centrale
1 change
Regionale
07:133h49
Venice Santa Lucia
11:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
07:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
09:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
09:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
11:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
10:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
13:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Frecciarossa
10:111h54
Venice Mestre
12:05Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
10:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
12:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
12:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
15:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
12:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
14:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
13:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
15:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
14:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
17:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
14:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
16:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
15:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
18:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
15:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
17:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
16:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
19:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
16:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
18:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Intercity
16:401h57
Venice Mestre
18:37Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
17:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
20:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
17:133h51
Venice Santa Lucia
21:04Trieste Centrale
1 change
Regionale
17:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
19:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Frecciarossa
17:401h47
Venice Mestre
19:27Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
18:013h03
Venice Santa Lucia
21:04Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
18:022h37
Venezia Carpenedo
20:39Trieste Centrale
2 changes
Regionale
18:022h17
Venezia Carpenedo
20:19Trieste Centrale
1 change
Regionale
18:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
20:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Italo
18:552h01
Venice Mestre
20:56Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
19:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
21:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Frecciarossa
19:401h47
Venice Mestre
21:27Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
20:013h01
Venice Santa Lucia
23:02Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Frecciarossa
20:101h45
Venice Mestre
21:55Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
21:011h54
Venice Santa Lucia
22:55Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Intercity
21:511h47
Venice Mestre
23:38Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Frecciarossa
22:101h35
Venice Mestre
23:45Trieste Centrale
0 changes
Regionale
22:392h05
Venice Santa Lucia
00:44Trieste Centrale
0 changes

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Train times from Venice to Trieste

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 35 m

Average

2 h 26 m

Trains per day

43

Distance

116 km

Of the 43 trains that leave Venice for Trieste every day 36 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Frecciarossa
22:101h35
Venice Mestre
23:45Trieste Centrale
£261One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Frecciarossa
20:101h45
Venice Mestre
21:55Trieste Centrale
£261One-way
0 changes
Frecciarossa
17:401h47
Venice Mestre
19:27Trieste Centrale
£261One-way
0 changes
Intercity
21:511h47
Venice Mestre
23:38Trieste Centrale
£141One-way
0 changes
Frecciarossa
19:401h47
Venice Mestre
21:27Trieste Centrale
£261One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Venice to Trieste

distanceDistance71 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRegionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Italo, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento

Trains from Venice to Trieste cover the 71 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 47 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Italo, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Venice Santa Lucia and arrive in Trieste Centrale.

Train providers: Regionale, Frecciarossa and Intercity trains Venice to Trieste

Buy your official Regionale, Frecciarossa and Intercity train tickets from Venice to Trieste from £9 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. It runs on the most popular routes throughout the country, connecting major cities such as Rome, Milan, Florence, and Venice. Frecciargento trains offer a comfortable and convenient way to travel, with a range of ticket types available, including Economy, Standard, and Business. Onboard facilities include air-conditioning, power sockets, and free Wi-Fi. Frecciargento trains are fast and reliable, with journey times of up to four hours between Rome and Milan. They are a great way to explore Italy in style and comfort.

Train Venice Trieste

Trains from Venice to Trieste are an affordable, comfortable, and popular way to travel between these cities which makes it a top choice for many visitors. Due to the popularity of both cities and the route, there are various services every day. Your train to Trieste from Venice will be operated by Trenitalia or Italo, which both offer high-speed options. These routes start operating early in the morning, with a couple of services per hour until the last train leaves late in the evening. All Trenitalia routes run between Venice Santa Lucia and Trieste Centrale, while the Italo train runs from Venice Mestre to Trieste Centrale. The distance between the cities is around 116 km (72 miles) and the fastest travel time between the two is around 1h 45min, while the longest train ride takes around 3h 50min.

Venice to Trieste Train Time: Daily Departures

If you're looking to take a train to Trieste, you'll be glad to know that as this route is popular, there are several options every day. During the week, trains from Venice to Trieste start around 5:00 a.m. and operate until about 10:40 p.m., with around 35 operations a day. The frequency of services diminishes slightly over the weekend, with around 30 trains a day. On both Saturdays and Sundays, the first trip starts close to 5:50 a.m. and services run until the same time as during the week. To get to the Daily Departures page, navigate to the top of this one and make sure your departure and arrival destinations have been chosen, then pick your travel dates and click on the Search button. You'll be directed to the schedule for that day, with consolidated information displayed on a single page and the ability to filter according to your needs.

Boarding your train Venice Trieste

You will need to get to the ferry at least an hour before your train is scheduled to depart. The ferry takes close to 20 minutes to get to the station and you should be at the station 30-40 minutes before departure. Keep your mobile or printed ticket handy when you arrive and check the display boards for your platform. Once the service arrives, there will be an announcement made on the notice boards and over a loudspeaker. Make your way to the boarding platform and get on the train at least 2 minutes before it leaves.

Venice: Traditional canalof the city with gondola.

Venice: Traditional canalof the city with gondola. Source: Shutterstock

Where do trains from Venice to Trieste depart and arrive?

The majority of the trains from Venice to Trieste travel between Venice Santa Lucia and Trieste Centrale, though there is at least one service a day operated by Italo that departs from Venice Mestre. Venice Mestre is a major railway junction located on the mainland rather than in Venice itself. All trains travelling to Venice Santa Lucia will also stop at Venice Mestre. If your hotel or accommodation is on the mainland, this is the station you'll take; otherwise, Venice Santa Lucia is the main departure station. Mestre is home to various facilities and services including ticketing offices, ticket machines, shops, restaurants, cafes, toilets and more. Venice Santa Lucia is the main railway station for Venice and is located on the Grand Canal in Central Venice. There are 23 platforms and the station is connected to other parts of the city, the mainland and other cities around the country via trains, gondolas, water taxis and water buses. Santa Lucia is within walking distance from anywhere in central Venice, including Pizza San Marco and Rialto Bridge. This station is home to various facilities, including luggage storage, ATMs, accessible and standard toilets, First Class lounges, and a simple open-plan food court where you can buy refreshments as well as alcohol.

Trieste Centrale is the major railway station serving the city and is located in the heart of the city, right across from the famed Piazza Della Stazione. The station offers buses and trains to various international destinations, including France and England. There are high-speed train connections to and from this station, as well as regional and intercity connections. It's also well-connected to the rest of the city via taxis and buses.

When is the best time to book your train ticket Venice Trieste?

If you're looking for the cheapest train from Venice to Trieste, these tickets are typically available over the weekend, specifically on Saturdays. If you're in a rush and need more frequent options, travelling during the week will be best. The fastest services usually operate after 10:00 a.m. each morning, and the second last train in the evening tends to be one of the quickest of the day. To experience the best of Trieste, consider booking an evening train on Friday or an early morning train on Saturday, as Trieste comes alive over the weekend.

What to see between Venice and Trieste

The routes between Venice and Trieste are all direct journeys, so there won't be an opportunity to stop somewhere else and explore other parts of the country. You will, however, pass by several sights worth seeing and places worth visiting at different times. One of the first things you'll go past Pala Expo di Venezia and Forte Marghera before turning right and heading towards Osteria Palazzetto. You'll head over the Sile River shortly after and the Piave River after that. When you get close to Papariano, you'll head over the Soca River and might catch a glimpse of the Parco dell'Isonzo hiking area. When you head past Monfalcone, you'll be within spitting distance of Rocca di Monfalcone and the Trieste Contemporary Art Museum and Gallery. The Theme Park of the Great War of Monfalcone will be the last thing you see before heading across towards Sablici. One of the last things you'll come close to before getting to Trieste is the Miramare Castle Park, home to the Miramare Castle and the Castelletto.

Information on Trieste Centrale

Trieste Centrale is the major railway station serving Trieste and is located in the heart of the city, a short walk north of the city centre. The station is the only arrival station for a train Venice - Trieste and provides various types of services to other parts of the country, as well as international options to places like Germany and Austria. You'll find various facilities and amenities at the station designed to make your trip comfortable. If you need to grab a bite to eat, there are restaurants and bars in the main concourse. You can also draw money at the ATMs or purchase other train tickets at the ticket offices. There are information offices, accessible and standard toilets, luggage storage and a taxi rank outside.

Night trains Venice Trieste

In recent years, night trains have become more and more popular with many travellers because they're designed with comfort in mind and offer a pleasant and quiet route. Unfortunately, due to the distance covered along this route and the type of trains available. There are no specific night trains or sleeper trains available between Venice and Trieste. There are a couple of trains operating at night though, which often have fewer passengers and tend to be a more quiet journey. The last train in the evening usually leaves around 10:40 p.m.

Trenitalia Venice to Trieste

Trenitalia is the main provider of a high-speed train Venice Trieste and also operates several other services between the cities. There are at least 34 Trenitalia operations every workday, and around 29 services on Saturdays and Sundays. Frecciargento and Frecciarossa are the 2 fastest trains, with one service each every day and a travel time of around 1h 40min. There are 2 Intercity trains per day, which have an average travel time of around 2 hours. The Regionale trains are the most common trains and the slowest services can take as long as 3h 49min, while the quickest route is just over an hour. There are at least 29 Regionale services a day.

Italo Venice to Trieste

Italo is a major railway company operating in Italy and provides high-speed trains around the country. The fast train from Venice to Trieste operated by Italo runs at least once a day from the mainland railway station, Venice Mestre, and takes around 2 hours to reach Trieste Centrale.

Trains from Venice to Trieste: Sustainability Travel

According to a couple of youth climate activists, one of the best ways to reduce your carbon emissions is to choose more sustainable ways of travelling. Train travel is the most eco-friendly way to travel, besides walking and biking, and can reduce your carbon footprint by up to 70% compared to planes, cars and certain buses. Only 3% of global transport emissions are produced by trains.

Train Venice to Trieste: Services on Board

These routes are operated by Italo and Trenitalia, which both offer similar onboard services.

  • Italo and Trenitalia Frecciargento and Frecciarossa offer different ticket classes. Italo has Smart, Prima and Club Executive. Prima comes with wider seats and extra legroom, while club executive provides a lot more comfort and includes food. First Class on the Trenitalia trains comes with more comfortable seating and in-seat dining. If you have a standard ticket on any of the trains, there will be food available for purchase.
  • You will be allowed a maximum of 2 large cases to check in and one carry-on piece of luggage. Pet travel is possible on all trains but may be subject to extra cost on some of the routes. Foldable bicycles can be transported as long as they fit in the luggage compartment.
  • Accessible travel is a priority for both train companies. If you have mobility issues or any other disability, you can contact the company 48 hours in advance to arrange the assistance you need.
  • Seat reservation is available on this route.

When to book your train tickets from Venice to Trieste

There are a couple of ways to ensure you pick up the best tickets available. Booking as far in advance as possible is the best way to get a cheap ticket. The Venice to Trieste train price increases the closer you get to the departure date. If you're able to search with flexible dates, you may find special deals offered on different days. Travelling on a Saturday between these destinations is usually the cheapest. High-speed trains are more costly than standard long-distance, regional trains. If you have a student card, you can take advantage of a discount on many routes.

To Trieste by train — travel tips

If you haven't explored all of Venice, have a look at this Venice Window Seat piece for some tips and tricks on things to do before heading to Trieste. Trieste is a port city located in the northeast part of Italy and lies on the Adriatic coast. If you haven't heard of Trieste before now, strap in, it's one of the hidden gems of Italy and deserves to be explored. This small strip of land in the easternmost region of the country, bordering Slovenia, is home to a distinct culture, style and history that's different to the rest of the country, showcased through the behaviour of the locals, the incredible museums and the variety of cuisines in the city. Once a part of the Roman Republic, Trieste finally became a free commune once the empire declined and resisted various attacks and sieges by the Ottomans during the middle ages when they formed part of the Hapsburg Empire. You'll find a lovely mix of historical buildings, beautiful seaside locations, museums and piazzas to explore. Here are a few things worth checking out.

  • Trieste Harbour
  • Canale Grande
  • Piazza Unita Italia
  • Cathedral of Saint Giusto
  • Trieste Roman Theatre
  • Piazza della Borsa
  • Val Rosandra
  • Sistiana Bay

Trieste: Canal Grande of the city.

Trieste: Canal Grande of the city. Source: Shutterstock

What are the other cities you can go to from Trieste?

Trieste may not be the most well-known city in Italy, but it is well-connected to various other cities in the country and on the continent. One of the most popular routes from here is the Trieste to Vienna train, which happens a few times a day and takes around 7h 40min. You can visit the incredible city of Milan in under 5h 30min if you want to explore northern Italy. You could take a little trip to Rome in under 10h 30min and explore the region and The Vatican. Trieste to Paris is another popular route to take.

FAQs: Venice to Trieste train

FAQs: Travel by train from Venice to Trieste easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Venice to Trieste.
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Cheap train tickets from Venice to Trieste can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Venice to Trieste is £14; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Trieste from Venice is on average 1 h 47 min   for the 71 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Trieste from Venice by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Venice to Trieste leaves at 05: 02. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Venice to Trieste leaves at 21: 39.
Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day from Venice to Trieste with Regionale, Intercity or Italo. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Venice to Trieste with Frecciarossa, Italo or Frecciargento. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Italo, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento.
For the trip from Venice to Trieste you can take a train with Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Italo, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Venice to Trieste on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Venice to Trieste with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Venice, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Venice Santa Lucia, Venice Mestre and Venice. When arriving in Trieste, you can end your trip in train stations like Trieste Centrale, Trieste Campo Marzio Loco and Trieste, Molo dei Bersaglieri.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Venice Santa Lucia, which is located around 0 miles (0 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Trieste Centrale, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Trieste from Venice is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 47 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Venice to Trieste is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Venice to Trieste including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Venice and Trieste

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Trieste
Venice Santa Lucia is the most popular Venice railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Venice for your journey to Trieste.
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Phone Number
+39 0415298711
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Venice Santa Lucia
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 3, N
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE
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phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Venice Mestre
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
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