Trieste travel guide

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You're Going to Love Trieste

With a population of 187,056, Trieste is a must-see destination in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Trieste to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Trieste

Trieste in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 181
1 night at 3-star hotel
Trieste in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 181
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Trieste in July, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 28 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 114 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Trieste, with an average rainfall of 62 mm.

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How to Get to Trieste

Plane

When flying to Trieste, you’ll arrive at Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari (TRS), which is located 18 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Trieste from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 10h 55m.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Trieste, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Trieste to Milan takes 4h 20m and costs around C$ 44 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Rome, expect to pay about C$ 34 for a 8h 08m trip. The train station in Trieste is called Trieste, and is located 0.3 miles from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Trieste is to pick up a car rental from Venice, which is about 71 miles from Trieste. You’ll find branches of keddy by Europcar and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Venice.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Trieste, including FlixBus, MarinoBus and BlaBlaBus. From Venice, the bus ride to Trieste takes 120 miles and will cost you around C$ 29. From Salzburg, the ticket costs about C$ 49 for a journey of 302 miles. The most popular bus station is Trieste Via D'Alviano B. Fr. 39, located 1.5 miles from downtown Trieste. Trieste Basovizza is also a commonly used station, and is 4 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Trieste, you’ll arrive at Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari (TRS), which is located 18 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Trieste from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 10h 55m.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Trieste, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Trieste to Milan takes 4h 20m and costs around C$ 44 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Rome, expect to pay about C$ 34 for a 8h 08m trip. The train station in Trieste is called Trieste, and is located 0.3 miles from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Trieste is to pick up a car rental from Venice, which is about 71 miles from Trieste. You’ll find branches of keddy by Europcar and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Venice.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Trieste, including FlixBus, MarinoBus and BlaBlaBus. From Venice, the bus ride to Trieste takes 120 miles and will cost you around C$ 29. From Salzburg, the ticket costs about C$ 49 for a journey of 302 miles. The most popular bus station is Trieste Via D'Alviano B. Fr. 39, located 1.5 miles from downtown Trieste. Trieste Basovizza is also a commonly used station, and is 4 miles from the city centre.

Airlines serving Trieste

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (842 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,463 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,953 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,898 reviews)
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Where to stay in Trieste

From 5-star hotels such as the Greif Hotel Maria Theresia to great affordable options like the Hotel James Joyce, Trieste offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 159 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 258 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Trieste

Most booked hotels in Trieste

Savoia Excelsior Palace Trieste - Starhotels Collezione
4 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 278+
Hotel Miramare - Adults Only
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 207+
Victoria Hotel Letterario
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 186+
Albergo Alla Posta
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 124+
Europalace Hotel, BW Signature Collection
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 117+
B&B Hotel Trieste
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 115+

Renting a car in Trieste

Renting a car in Trieste costs C$ 77 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 7% more expensive than at Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari.

Expect to pay C$ 2.81 per litre in Trieste (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 33.69 and C$ 44.92. The most frequently booked car type in Trieste is Economy (Jeep Renegade or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Opel Karl or similar) are, on average, 89% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Trieste costs C$ 77 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 7% more expensive than at Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari.

Expect to pay C$ 2.81 per litre in Trieste (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 33.69 and C$ 44.92. The most frequently booked car type in Trieste is Economy (Jeep Renegade or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Opel Karl or similar) are, on average, 89% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.