How to travel from Zurich to Trieste

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Travel Information from Zurich to Trieste

distanceDistance275 miles (443 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $144
fastestFastest modeTrain • $144 (€125) • 11 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTrenitalia

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 275 miles (443 km) to Trieste from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Zurich to Trieste.

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International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Trieste, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Trieste if traveling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Trieste, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Zurich to Trieste.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. 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 Zurich from Trieste here.

There are 3 ways to travel to Trieste from Zurich including taking a bus, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Trieste:

A bus is $2 (€2) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Trieste costing on average $6 (€5).

Taking a bus is usually $140 (€122) less than taking a train to Trieste, which costs on average $144 (€125) for the same trip.

The Zurich to Trieste distance is around 275 miles (443 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Trieste is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Zurich to Trieste most often leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Trieste, Autostazione.
  • Flights mostly depart from Zurich Airport and arrive in Trieste Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Trieste Centrale.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Trieste:

  • You can take a train from Zurich to Trieste with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $144 (€125) with Trenitalia from Zurich to Trieste.

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

  • 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 transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Trieste from Zurich.

Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Trieste often also extend their vacation to go to Venice, Milan or Rome. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Trieste and these popular destinations at a great 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:

  • Bus tickets cost $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $144 (€125) 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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