|Conference Venue and How to reach Trieste |
Trieste is the administrative capital of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region. The city is spread over several hills and lies beneath the Carso plateau.
Besides being a major port and a significant industrial and commercial centre, Trieste is a cosmopolitan city with a long history and a rich culture, home to a university, art galleries, museums, theatres, and artistic and cultural groups. It's a crossroad between the Mediterranean and Central Europe, a place where diverse ethnic and religious communities coexist.
Congress Center "Stazione Marittima"
Molo Bersaglieri 3 - Ph. +39-040-304988 - Fax. +39-040-310856
15 minutes walking distance from the railway station/airport terminal.
HOW TO REACH TRIESTE
The town is in the far north-east of Italy, near the border with Slovenia. Trieste can be reached by plane, train or road.
Trieste Airport - Ronchi dei Legionari is 33 km from the city. There are regular daily flights to the major Italian cities , and to Munich and London. A shuttle bus service connects the airport to the coach terminal in the city centre, near the railway station. Shuttle bus from the airport are coordinated with the arrival of the principal flights. Tickets cost € 8.00. Taxis run between 8 a.m. and midnight (Ph.+39 0481 778000). The taxi rank is located outside the arrivals area and the fare is approximately € 50.00.
Direct shuttle bus services from Trieste to the airport:
|From Trieste to the airport||From the airport to Trieste|
For further information and timetables, please visit the Trieste Airport website.
Venice's Marco Polo International Airport is 120 km from Trieste. A shuttle bus service links the airport to the Venice-Mestre Railway Station (journey time 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on traffic). Journey time from Venice-Mestre to Trieste is two hours. Visit the Italian Railways website for Venice-Mestre Railway Station timetables.
The railway station is in the city centre, near the main hotels. Visit the Italian Railways website for train timetables.
Take the A4 motorway from Venice-Mestre, or the A23 motorway from Tarvisio-Austria using the Lisert exit. Follow signs for Sistiana-Strada Costiera, then take route SS 14, a panoramic road leading directly to the city centre (km. 18). Alternatively, take the Prosecco exit (immediately after the tunnel) and continue towards Villa Opicina. From the crossroads turn right and continue down towards Trieste.
In the city centre, we recommend using metered parking spaces between 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Prepaid cards are available. Alternatively, indoor parking facilities can be found at:
PARKSI "Il Silos" (Ph. +39 040 44924) near the railway station
PARKSI "Il Giulia" (Ph. +39 040 340930) near the "Giulia" shopping centre
PARKSI "Foro Ulpiano" (Ph. +39 040 40362262) in the city centre near the law courts
CENTRAL PARK (Ph. +39 040 771719), via Fabio Severo 23
AUTOPARK "BELVEDERE" (Ph. +39 040 418519), Campo Belvedere 7
Trieste Trasporti operates metropolitan transport facilities within Trieste and the surrounding areas of Muggia, Duino-Aurisina, S.Dorligo della Valle, Sgonico and Monrupino. Visit the Trieste Trasporti website for timetables.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT - TAXIS
Radio Taxi - Ph.+39 040 307730