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Travel Information from Zurich to Trieste

distanceDistance275 miles (443 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $136
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€44) • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $136 (€108) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 275 miles (443 km) from Zurich to Trieste. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Trieste.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Italy due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Trieste from Zurich?

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

Is international entry into Trieste from Zurich restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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 7/27/21. 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.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Trieste, Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Zurich from Trieste restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 7/21/21. 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.

How do I go from Zurich to Trieste?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Trieste from Zurich. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the distance between Zurich and Trieste?

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and in Trieste?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Zurich Airport and arrive in Trieste Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and tend to arrive in Trieste, Viale Miramare.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Trieste at Trieste Centrale.
Which travel operators can get me to Trieste from Zurich?

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

  • You can travel by plane between Zurich and Trieste with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Zurich to Trieste tickets for $136 (€108) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Trieste from Zurich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $55 (€44) with Flixbus from Zurich to Trieste.
  • You can travel by train from Zurich to Trieste with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Trieste tickets for $77 (€61) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Trieste?
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Trieste don't make Trieste their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Trieste are Venice, Milan or Rome, 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!
How early should I buy Zurich to Trieste tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $136 (€108) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $55 (€44) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $77 (€61) one way.

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.

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

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Trieste is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $55 (€44) compared to other travel options to Trieste:

A bus is generally $80 (€64) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $136 (€108) from Zurich to Trieste.

Taking a bus is usually $22 (€17) less than taking a train to Trieste, which costs on average $77 (€61) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Zurich to Trieste is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h.

In comparison, getting to Trieste by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Trieste
Zürich HB
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