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Travel Information between Trieste and Zurich

distanceDistance275 miles (443 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $259
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€44) • 16 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 275 miles (443 km) from Trieste to Zurich. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $55 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Trieste to Zurich.

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Travel from Trieste to Zurich
Travel to Zurich 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 Trieste to Zurich.
Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Zurich from Trieste?

Travel between Trieste, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Italy enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Trieste?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Trieste and Zurich.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Trieste, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Trieste, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Trieste, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Trieste from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Trieste, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Trieste from Zurich here.

How do I reach Zurich from Trieste?

There are 2 ways to get from Trieste to Zurich: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Trieste to Zurich?

The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from Trieste is by taking a bus with an average price of $55 (€44).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A bus is generally $204 (€163) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $259 (€207) from Trieste to Zurich.

What is the fastest way to travel from Trieste to Zurich?

The fastest way from Trieste to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 5 min   of travel time.

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

How far is it from Trieste to Zurich?

You should expect to travel around 275 miles (443 km) between Trieste and Zurich.

How many services a day are there between Trieste and Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Trieste to Zurich is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

When traveling from Trieste to Zurich, what are the departure and arrival points in Trieste and Zurich?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Trieste to Zurich depart from Trieste, Viale Miramare to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travelers board their train from Trieste Centrale and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can get me from Trieste to Zurich?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Trieste to Zurich tickets on Omio for $55 (€44).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Zurich by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Trieste to Zurich for $259 (€207).
Where should I go next after I travel between Trieste and Zurich?
Omio customers who travel from Trieste to Zurich often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Milan or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zurich and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Trieste to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $55 (€44) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $259 (€207) one way on average.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Trieste Centrale

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