Ferry from Trieste to Piran

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Important: we currently do not have any news on the 2024 ferry timetables for the Trieste - Piran route. As soon as the ferry operator announces them, they will be available on Ferryhopper.

The ferry from Trieste in Italy to the town of Piran in Slovenia operates only some months of the year. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Trieste to Piran

Trieste Piran Trip frequency: 5 days per week First trip: 08:00 Last trip: 17:30 Average duration: 1h 50m Price range: 9.00 € - 9.00 €
Piran Trieste Trip frequency: 5 days per week First trip: 08:55 Last trip: 20:15 Average duration: 1h 45m Price range: 9.00 € - 9.00 €
Ferry companies LIBERTY LINES

Is there a ferry from Trieste to Piran?

Yes, there are usually up to 5 weekly crossings serving the Trieste - Piran ferry route. The connections are operated by the ferry company Liberty Lines.

What’s the ferry schedule from Trieste to Piran

The earliest ferry usually departs from Trieste at 08:30 and arrives in Piran at 10:45. The last departure from Trieste is normally at 17:30 and arrives in Piran at 18:10.

However, bear in mind that ferry schedules may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Trieste to Piran?

The Trieste - Piran ferry price starts at €9, though the final cost depends on the available offers and discounts.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all the available offers for the ferry trip to Piran from Trieste. Take a look at our ferry routes and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with ease!


Toddlers and children up to 3 years old travel free of charge, while children up to 11 years old are entitled to reduced tickets.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Trieste to Piran?

The Trieste - Piran crossing lasts from 40 min to 2 hr 15 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Trieste to Piran?

The connection between Trieste and Piran is operated by fast hydrofoils that can reach the island in 40 min.

What’s the distance between Trieste and Piran?

The distance between the port of Trieste and Piran is 11 nautical miles (about 21 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Piran from Trieste

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Trieste to Piran:

  • The port of Trieste can get crowded during the summer so we recommend that you arrive at the port at least 1 hr in advance of your departure to avoid queuing.
  • To travel from Italy to Slovenia, you should carry with you either a valid passport or an identity card.
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry schedules from Trieste to Piran may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real-time on the Ferryhopper app!

Where to take the ferry from Trieste to Piran

Ferries to Piran depart from the port of Trieste (Molo 4), which is close to the city center and only a 15-minute walk from the train station.

The port area provides a variety of services, including bars, restaurants, cinemas, banks, supermarkets, shops, pharmacies, and parking lots. 

Can I travel on the ferry from Trieste to Piran with a car?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the Trieste - Piran ferries.

Ferry luggage

With Liberty Lines, you can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Younger travelers who are entitled to discount tickets are allowed to carry up to 5 kg


The hydrofoils that operate the crossing from Trieste to Piran do not have cabins. Alternatively, deck-passage accommodation is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On all Trieste - Piran ferries, you can travel with your pet, as long as it is included in the booking. Small pets must travel in a carrier or cage. As for those of medium/large size, they must be leashed and wear a muzzle.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Trieste to Piran

At the moment, you cannot book ferry tickets from Trieste to Piran on Ferryhopper as the ferry schedules for 2024 haven't been announced yet.

However, you can check our Map of ferries to find all the available ferry connections, compare ferry companies and fares, and plan your ferry trip to Slovenia hassle-free.​​​​​​