How to get from Zurich to Trieste

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from Zurich to Trieste

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

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To get from Zurich to Trieste on 05 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:33Zürich HB8h11 14:44Trieste Centrale
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£1211One-way
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06:33Zürich HB8h11 14:44Trieste Centrale
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08:33Zürich HB11h11 19:44Trieste Centrale
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13:33Zürich HB9h22 22:55Trieste Centrale
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£1251One-way
15:33Zürich HB8h07 23:40Trieste Centrale
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£1381One-way

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Travel Information between Zurich and Trieste

distanceDistance275 miles (443 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £122 • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia

Travel 275 miles (443 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Zurich to Trieste. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Zurich to Trieste.

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FAQs

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Trieste, Italy is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Trieste from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Trieste, Italy from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Trieste, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 01/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Zurich to Trieste closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Trieste restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Trieste?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 02/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Trieste closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Trieste: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Trieste, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Trieste:

A ferry is £9 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Zurich to Trieste costing on average £9.

A ferry is about £122 less than a flight, which costs on average £122 for this journey.

A ferry is generally £113 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £113 from Zurich to Trieste.

The fastest way from Zurich to Trieste is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h.

Other travel options between Zurich and Trieste can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Trieste by coach can take on average 22 h 54 min.

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 8 h 11 min.

Trieste is approximately 275 miles (443 km) away from Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Trieste is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Trieste:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Zurich to Trieste depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to Trieste, Autostazione.
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Zurich to Trieste depart from Zurich Airport to Trieste Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Trieste Centrale.

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

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Trieste by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Zurich to Trieste for £122 on Omio.
  • Trenitalia can take you to Trieste by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Trenitalia from Zurich to Trieste for £113.

Yes, there are direct services available between Zurich and Trieste with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Trieste as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Zurich and Trieste.

Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Trieste? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich 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 Zurich 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 £9 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £122 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £113 one way on average.

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

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