How to take a rail journey from Roma/Rome to Italy's most north-eastern city

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Roma to Trieste by train

Trieste is the most distant city in northern Italy from Rome/Roma which explains the comparative lack of daily departures.
Though despite that there is a wide choice of options for making this journey from Roma/Rome to Trieste by train, however when travelling by day, it isn't possible to be in the city on The Adriatic until after 18:30.

  1. The daily 'Frecce' train operated by Trenitalia is the fastest option.
  2. The daily Italo service shares the high speed route as far as Bologna with the 'Frecce' train.
  3. The two daily IC services are a slower, but typically cheaper option.
  4. There is also an overnight train, which is typically due to arrive in Trieste at around 09:00.

Routes you can take to go from Roma / Rome to Trieste

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

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Option 1: taking the daily Frecce train

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Option 2: taking the daily Italo train

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Option 3: taking the slower, but typically cheaper IC services

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Option 4: taking the overnight train
Travel Time (approx)

10hr 26min



Travel Info

1 x train per night

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