How to travel from Milan to Trieste

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from Milan to Trieste

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Trieste on Oct 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:25PMMilan Centrale5h19 08:44PMTrieste Centrale
2 transfers
10:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano8h00 06:10PMTrieste
0 transfers
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02:25PMMilan Centrale5h19 07:44PMTrieste Centrale
2 transfers
01:25PMMilan Centrale5h19 06:44PMTrieste Centrale
2 transfers
12:25PMMilan Centrale5h19 05:44PMTrieste Centrale
2 transfers

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Travel Information to Trieste from Milan

distanceDistance221 miles (357 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $29
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€27) • 3 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Frecciarossa

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 221 miles (357 km) from Milan to Trieste. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Trieste.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan to Trieste

Travel Tips: 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 Milan to Trieste.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Trieste from Milan. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Trieste from Milan is by taking a flight, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Trieste:

Taking a flight is usually $26 (€25) less than taking a bus to Trieste, which costs on average $29 (€28) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $25 (€24) less than taking a train, which costs on average $28 (€27) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Trieste from Milan is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 57 min.

Other travel options to Trieste can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Trieste by bus can take on average 6 h.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The Milan to Trieste distance is around 221 miles (357 km).

The average frequency per day from Milan to Trieste is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 11 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Milan and Trieste as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Milan to Trieste:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Trieste, Autostazione.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Trieste Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Milano Centrale to Trieste Centrale.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Trieste by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milan to Trieste tickets on Omio for $29 (€28).
  • Travel with Frecciarossa for trains to Trieste. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Frecciarossa Milan to Trieste tickets on Omio for $28 (€27).

Yes, there are direct services available from Milan to Trieste with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Trenitalia or Frecciarossa with 2 direct trains per day.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Milan to Trieste don't make Trieste their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Trieste are Venice, Rome or Ljubljana, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Trieste to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Milan to Trieste, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $29 (€28) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $3 (€3) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $28 (€27) one way.

But we recommend booking Milan to Trieste tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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