Travel Information and Visa

Visa and letter of invitation

All travellers other than Schengen area citizens need to visit the official webpage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to check if a valid visa is needed to enter Italy. For some nationalities, processing and issuance of visas can take several weeks/months, so apply well before your planned travel.

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How to reach Trieste

By plane

Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari Airport

33 km from Trieste
There are regular daily flights with major Italian cities, and with Munich, London, and Valencia.
Info & Timetables: Airport website

How to reach Trieste from Trieste airport

  • LINE 51 : Bus service (links the airport to Trieste Railway Station in about 1 hour) timetable
  • SCIENCE BUS : Shuttle from-to the airport – Book here inserting the P4602 voucher number for ADASS XXVI participants in the green Special prices field
  • GO OPTI : Shuttle from-to the airport – Book here
     

Venice Marco Polo International Airport

120 km from Trieste
Info & timetables: Venice Airport website

How to reach Trieste from Venice

  • VENICE AIRPORT SHUTTLE ATVO : Bus service from the airport to Venice-Mestre Railway Station  (30 minutes to 1 hour depending on traffic) timetable
  • TRAIN TRENITALIA : from Venice-Mestre to Trieste (about 2 hours) - info & timetables
  • SCIENCE BUS : Shuttle from-to the airport – Book here inserting the P4602 voucher number for ADASS XXVI participants in the green Special prices field
  • GO OPTI : Shuttle from-to the airport – Book here


Treviso Airport

140 km from Trieste
Info & Timetables: Treviso Airport website

How to reach Trieste from Treviso

  • TREVISO AIRPORT BUS EXPRESS ATVO : Bus service from the airport to Venice-Mestre Railway Station  (30 minutes to 1 hour depending on traffic) timetable
  • TRAIN TRENITALIA : from Venice-Mestre to Trieste (about 2 hours) - info & timetables
  • SCIENCE BUS : Shuttle from-to the airport – Book here inserting the P4602 voucher number for ADASS XXVI participants in the green Special prices field
  • GO OPTI : Shuttle from-to the airport – Book here

 By train

The railway station is located in the city centre, near the main hotels and the Congress centre.
From the railway station to the congress centre Bus nos. 8 – 30 – stop “centro congressi” – 5 minutes’ journey
Info & Timetables: Trenitalia info & timetables

 By car

Take the A4 motorway from Venice-Mestre or the A23 motorway from Tarvisio-Austria.
Use 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 Opicina.
Turn right at the crossroad and continue down towards Trieste.
Coming from Ljubljana, exit at Fernetti and follow to Trieste centro.

Where to park?
In the city centre, we recommend using metered parking spaces between 8.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Prepaid cards are available.

Alternatively, indoor parking facilities can be found at:

PARK SAN GIUSTO - Via del Teatro Romano, 16 - 34121 - Trieste - Ph. +39  - (near Piazza Unità d'Italia)
PARKSI "Il Silos" - Piazza della Libertà, 9 - 34135 - Trieste - Ph. +39 040 44924 (near the railway station)
PARKSI Foro Ulpiano - Foro Ulpiano, 1 - 34133 - Trieste - Ph. +39 040 362262 (in the city centre)