A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers A Coruna vs. Trieste for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit A Coruna or Trieste?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for A Coruna and Trieste. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: A Coruna or Trieste?

A Coruna

A Coruna is a busy port city located on a promontory of Spain's Galicia region. It is the capital city of a province of the same name, exhibiting a mix of the old and new from an ancient Roman lighthouse to modern apartments known for their glass balconies. Some of the highlights include the variety of architecture both age-old and modern, the old town, several museums, the harbor, and beaches.

Trieste

Located on the northeast Italian coast next to the Adriatic Sea, Trieste is a city characterized by its European charm, ancient architecture, and striking sea views. Its art, music, history, and culture also take some influence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, boasting many Slavic traditions and empire-era architecture.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in Spain, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Spain, The Best Tours for Seniors to Italy, and The Best Contiki Tours to Italy.


Which place is cheaper, Trieste or A Coruna?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in A Coruna is €89, while the average daily cost in Trieste is €100. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for A Coruna and Trieste in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    A Coruna 51
    Trieste 55
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    A Coruna 102
    Trieste 110
Compare Hotels in A Coruna and Trieste

Looking for a hotel in A Coruna or Trieste? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in A Coruna


Hotels in Trieste


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: A Coruna Hotel Prices and Trieste Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    A Coruna 13
    Trieste 18

Hired Cars and Shuttles in A Coruna

Also for A Coruna, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Transfer from Coruna Airport to Ferrol: $133
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago city hotels: $73
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago Airport (SCQ): $73

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Trieste

Also for Trieste, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Venice Airport(VCE):1-Way Transfer to Trieste or Cruise Port: $718
  • Trieste/port to Torcello (water taxi) - Arrival Private Transfer: $181
  • Trieste or port to Murano + water taxi - Arrival Private Transfer: $144
  • Trieste or port to Lido + water taxi - Arrival Private Transfer: $153
  • Trieste or Port to Murano+Water Taxi - RoundTrip Private Transfer: $288
  • Trieste or Cruise Port to Venice, piazzale Roma Arrival Transfer: $122
  • Trieste or Cruise Port to Venice with Water Taxi Arrival Transfer: $162
  • Trieste or Cruise Port to Venice Airport Departure Transfer: $122
  • Trieste city to Venice Airport (VCE) - Departure Private Transfer: $111
  • Trieste city or Cruise Port to Venice, piazzale Roma -RoundTrip Private Transfer: $222
  • Trieste city or Cruise Port to Venice, piazzale Roma - Arrival Private Transfer: $111
  • Trieste city or Cruise Port to Venice+water taxi Arrival Transfer: $148

Is it cheaper to fly into A Coruna or Trieste?

Prices for flights to both Trieste and A Coruna change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    A Coruna 28
    Trieste 31

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in A Coruna

For A Coruna, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • The Great Dinner in A Coruña - Escape urban room: $65
  • 3 Hour Tapas Tasting and Cooking Class in A Coruna: $105
  • Food Market Shopping and Cooking Workshop in A Coruña: $105

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Trieste

For Trieste, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Istria - Truffles: Hunting & Cooking & Tasting, Slovenia: $115
  • Private Cooking Class at a Local's Home: $158
  • Cooking Class at Local's Home in Trieste: $161
  • 5-Course Food Tour with Electric Bikes: $239

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    A Coruna 9.72
    Trieste 22
Typical Entertainment Prices in A Coruna

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for A Coruna's activities, tours, and tickets:


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Tours and Activities in A Coruna

For A Coruna, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • 2 Hour Private Old Town Walking Tour in La Coruña: $189
  • 2 Hours Private Walking Tour in Lugo: $83
  • A Coruña Private Walking Tour : $83
  • A Coruña Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.21
  • A Coruña boat tour from the sea: $39
  • E-bike Tour La Coruña: $65
  • Essential Walking Tour through the Emblematic Places of Coruña: $32
  • Full-Day Excursion to Santiago from A Coruña for Cruisers Only: $77
  • Group walking tour in Lugo: $1.11
  • Guided Tour Lugo: $28
  • Private City Tour of A Coruna - Shore Excursion : $241
  • Private Walking Tour around Coruña with Beer or Wine: $61

Tours and Activities in Trieste

For Trieste, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • The best of Izola walking tour: $100
  • 2 Hours Shared Taste Tour in Koper.: $30
  • 60-minute Small Group Guided Walking Tour in Piran: $22
  • Amazing Private Tour Postojna and Predjama from Portoroz: $195
  • Best Venice Shore Excursion from Trieste Cruise Port: $88
  • Deluxe Venice Shore Excursion from Trieste Cruise Port: $98
  • E-bike Vipava River Tour : $166
  • Experience Trieste: $167
  • Explore highlights of Trieste on a private 3-hour walking tour: $299
  • Flavours of Istria Tasting Experience from Koper: $127
  • Flavours of Istria Tasting Experience from Piran or Portoroz or Izola: $128
  • Flavours of Istria Tasting Experience from Trieste: $136

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    A Coruna 13
    Trieste 8.00

Sample the Local Flavors in Trieste

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Trieste:

  • Wine Tasting with Cold Cuts: $33
  • Wine Tasting from Istria, Carso and Friuli terroirs: $38
  • Trip to Stanjel castle wine tasting and gourmet lunch 4 courses from Piran: $133
  • Castles & Wine Tour: $142
  • Collio: Cividale Del Friuli and Wine Tastings from Trieste: $151
  • Experience Slovenian Coast line with Wine Tasting from Trieste: $167
  • Koper & Wine tasting: $189
  • Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting In Istria (private V.i.p. Tour): $267
  • Wine Tour on the Coast: $272


When comparing the travel costs between A Coruna and Trieste, we can see that Trieste is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Europe, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is A Coruna Expensive? and Is Trieste Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, A Coruna or Trieste?

A Coruna has a larger population, and is about 15% larger than the population of Trieste. When comparing the sizes of A Coruna and Trieste, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit A Coruna or Trieste?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit A Coruna or Trieste in the Summer?

Both Trieste and A Coruna are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. Also, the summer months attract visitors to Trieste because of the beaches and the family-friendly experiences.

In July, A Coruna is generally cooler than Trieste. Daily temperatures in A Coruna average around 19°C (66°F), and Trieste fluctuates around 24°C (75°F).

It's quite sunny in Trieste. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in A Coruna. A Coruna usually receives less sunshine than Trieste during summer. A Coruna gets 248 hours of sunny skies, while Trieste receives 288 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, A Coruna usually receives less rain than Trieste. A Coruna gets 25 mm (1 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    A Coruna 19°C (66°F) 
    Trieste 24°C (75°F)

Should I visit A Coruna or Trieste in the Autumn?

Both Trieste and A Coruna during the autumn are popular places to visit. Also, the natural beauty of the area are the main draw to Trieste this time of year.

A Coruna is around the same temperature as Trieste in the autumn. The daily temperature in A Coruna averages around 16°C (61°F) in October, and Trieste fluctuates around 16°C (60°F).

In the autumn, A Coruna often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Trieste. A Coruna gets 155 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Trieste receives 167 hours of full sun.

It rains a lot this time of the year in A Coruna. A Coruna usually gets more rain in October than Trieste. A Coruna gets 104 mm (4.1 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    A Coruna 16°C (61°F) 
    Trieste 16°C (60°F)

Should I visit A Coruna or Trieste in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both A Coruna and Trieste. Also, many travelers come to Trieste for the museums and the cuisine.

In the winter, A Coruna is much warmer than Trieste. Typically, the winter temperatures in A Coruna in January average around 11°C (51°F), and Trieste averages at about 5°C (41°F).

A Coruna usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Trieste during winter. A Coruna gets 103 hours of sunny skies, while Trieste receives 96 hours of full sun in the winter.

A Coruna gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In January, A Coruna usually receives more rain than Trieste. A Coruna gets 131 mm (5.2 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    A Coruna 11°C (51°F) 
    Trieste 5°C (41°F)

Should I visit A Coruna or Trieste in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to A Coruna as well as Trieste. Also, many visitors come to Trieste in the spring for the beaches and the natural beauty.

In April, A Coruna is generally around the same temperature as Trieste. Daily temperatures in A Coruna average around 13°C (55°F), and Trieste fluctuates around 13°C (56°F).

In the spring, A Coruna often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Trieste. A Coruna gets 167 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Trieste receives 177 hours of full sun.

A Coruna usually gets around the same amount of rain in April as Trieste. A Coruna gets 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    A Coruna 13°C (55°F) 
    Trieste 13°C (56°F)

Typical Weather for Trieste and A Coruna

A Coruna Trieste
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 11°C (51°F) 131 mm (5.2 in) 5°C (41°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Feb 11°C (52°F) 104 mm (4.1 in) 7°C (44°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Mar 12°C (53°F) 86 mm (3.4 in) 9°C (49°F) 77 mm (3 in)
Apr 13°C (55°F) 83 mm (3.3 in) 13°C (56°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
May 15°C (58°F) 78 mm (3.1 in) 18°C (64°F) 81 mm (3.2 in)
Jun 17°C (62°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 22°C (71°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Jul 19°C (66°F) 25 mm (1 in) 24°C (75°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Aug 19°C (67°F) 29 mm (1.1 in) 24°C (74°F) 101 mm (4 in)
Sep 19°C (65°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 20°C (68°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Oct 16°C (61°F) 104 mm (4.1 in) 16°C (60°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Nov 13°C (55°F) 116 mm (4.6 in) 10°C (51°F) 114 mm (4.5 in)
Dec 11°C (52°F) 128 mm (5 in) 6°C (44°F) 92 mm (3.6 in)