Barcelona to Trieste by train

  • First train
    07:05
  • Last train
    18:30
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    16hr 23m
  • Distance
    1,051 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    34hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barcelona to Trieste by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Trieste take around 16 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,051 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Trieste.

1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Trieste?

Journeys between Barcelona and Trieste usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Barcelona to Trieste every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Trieste?

The Barcelona to Trieste train travel time is normally about 16 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Barcelona to Trieste train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Trieste is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 07:05 and the last train is around 18:30. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Barcelona to Trieste train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Trieste by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Trieste?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Trieste, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • EuroCity
  • FS100
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • SFM
  • SFM 3
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.