Useful Travel Information
From Trieste Airport
The local Ronchi dei Legionari airport is located only about 35 km from the city center. There is a direct connection by the Airport-Bus Line E51 from the airport to the railway station in the center of Trieste. Tickets (€4.05) can be purchased in the arrivals hall of the passenger terminal. Alternatively, also the Science Bus or a taxi (rather pricey, about €60) can be used.
From Venice Airport
Trieste can be reached also from the Venice Marco Polo International Airport, which is connected with many more places. The Venice airport is located at about 120Km from Trieste. The connection with Trieste is by train, by Science Bus or GoOpti .Trains can take from 1h30 to more than 2h00, depending on the train type (fast or local trains). The trains leave either from the Venice "Santa Lucia" station or the Mestre station. Airport buses to Venice or Mestre station take about 30 min. Trains tickets must be validated before boarding the trains to avoid incurring in a fine. Fast trains have mandatory seats reservations. Trains tickets are about 10 Euro.
From Treviso Airport
From Ljubljana Airport (Slovenia)
This airport is located at about 120Km from Trieste. Public transportation to Trieste (Italy) is almost absent. The most straightforward connection is the private shuttle service GoOpti or the Science Bus.
From elsewhere by car
Trieste is served by the A4 Italian highway.