9-11 September 2015
University of Trieste, SSLMIT Building, Aula Magna
Europe/Rome timezone

Travel Information

Travel Information

Arrival by plane

The three closest airports are:

  • FVG Trieste Airport (http://www.aeroporto.fvg.it/en/home/index.htm), at 40 km from the city centre:
    • ​The Trieste airport is a regional airport, with several daily flights to international hubs (Alitalia: Rome-Fiumicino and Milano-Linate; Lufthansa: Munich) and other destinations;
    • public transport to Trieste: coach service, line 51 (one-way fare: 4,05 euro);
    • taxi to Trieste (60 euro/taxi);
    • "Science Bus" shuttle service to several destinations in Trieste (18,70 euro/person; reservation at http://www.science-bus.com/user/index.php?l=en ).
  • Venice Marco Polo Airport (http://www.veniceairport.it/en/), at 135 km from the Trieste city centre:
    • ​the Venice airport is an international airport, with direct flights from/to many world-wide destinations; it may be a convenient choice to avoid intermediate stops at other hubs after long flights;
    • bus to Venezia-Mestre, then train to Trieste;
    • faster and more comfortable: sharing a "Science Bus" to Trieste (190 euro/car: see above for reservations).
  • Ljubljana Airport (http://www.lju-airport.si/en/Main), at 100 km from the Trieste city centre:
    • "Science Bus" to Trieste (150 euro/car: see above for reservations).

Getting there by car

Trieste is connected by motorway to Venice (A4), Udine and Austria (A4/A23), and Ljubljana and Slovenia (E61/E70). Detailed driving directions can be obtained from https://www.google.com/maps/.

Free parking is difficult to find in the city centre: parking place (16 euro/day), can be found at the "Silos" parking, in Piazza della Libertà, 9 (http://www.sabait.it/it/parcheggi/trieste/trieste-silos), close to the Central railway Station, to the meeting location and the hotels.


Coming by train

Train timetables and tickets can be obtained at the Trenitalia website: http://trenitalia.com. Once at the Trieste central railway station, you are at a few minutes walking distance from the meeting place (Via Filzi, 14).

Timetables and other information about the Trieste public transport system are available at the Trieste Trasporti web site (http://www.triestetrasporti.it/index.php?it).