How to travel from Bologna to Trieste

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from Bologna to Trieste

You can get from Bologna to Trieste by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bologna to Trieste on 28 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:12Bologna Centrale3h43 22:55Trieste Centrale
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19:12Bologna Centrale3h43 22:55Trieste Centrale
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14:25Bologna Centrale4h19 18:44Trieste Centrale
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10:12Bologna Centrale4h32 14:44Trieste Centrale
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15:12Bologna Centrale4h32 19:44Trieste Centrale
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Travel Information from Bologna to Trieste

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £22 • 3 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 3 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Regionale

Travel 143 miles (230 km) by coach or train between Bologna and Trieste. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bologna to Trieste.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna to Trieste

Travel 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 Bologna to Trieste.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Bologna and Trieste. You can take a coach or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Trieste. Tickets for a train cost on average £22.

This is compared to other travel options to Trieste:

A train is £2 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Bologna to Trieste costing on average £24.

The fastest way to get to Trieste from Bologna is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Trieste that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

You should expect to travel around 143 miles (230 km) from Bologna to Trieste.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Trieste is:

  • 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Trieste from Bologna as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bologna to Trieste:

  • Coaches from Bologna to Trieste most often leave from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and arrive in Trieste, Autostazione.
  • Trains most often depart from Bologna at Bologna Centrale and arrive in Trieste at Trieste Centrale.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Trieste, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Trieste by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Bologna to Trieste for £24 on Omio.
  • Regionale can take you to Trieste by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Regionale from Bologna to Trieste for £22.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Trieste with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Trieste with Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Trieste with Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte with around 17 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Trieste tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Trieste? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna to Trieste usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Venice, Milan or Rome. If you're looking to explore Venice, Milan or Rome from Trieste, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Bologna to Trieste, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £24 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £22 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Bologna and Trieste online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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