By airplane

Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari airport is about 40 km from Trieste.

You can reach downtown Trieste by APT coach number 51. The coach terminal is near the silos beside Trieste Central railway station.

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Tickets can be purchased at the airport:

  • at the ticket machine available 24 hours a day (Passenger terminal, "Arrivals" side)
  • at the Tourist Information Office - Turismo FVG (Passenger terminal, "Arrivals" side)
  • From the station you can reach Piazza Oberdan on foot (5 minutes' walk), where buses to Via Bonomea leave from (see "By bus" section).

The campus can also be reached by taxi, available outside the station, "Arrivals" side, from 08.00 to 24.00.
For further information, cost estimates or bookings, please contact:

Phone +39-0481-778000 / Fax +39-0481-776201 / 24-hour phone: Phone +39-335-6914776
TAXI CAR (chauffeur service)
Phone +39-335-1373000 /
"Transfer-sharing" service is available on demand and it is named Science-Bus. Thanks to this service, from the airport you will directly reach SISSA or your hotel.
This service must be booked on-line, no later than two days before, on the following website where you will find the reservation form to be filled in.

Ljubljana Airport is about 115 km from Trieste.

Public bus service n.28 operates to and from Ljubljana bus station and runs about every hour, but there is no connection to Trieste Central Station. It is possible, however, rent a car or choose a shuttle service (

Treviso airport is about 145 km from Trieste.

The airport is connected to Venezia Mestre Railway Station with a bus shuttle service. The ride takes approximately 45 minutes. The bus timetable can be found at From Venezia Mestre Station there is a regional train to Trieste every hour; the trip will last a little less than 2 hours. For timetables check

Marco Polo Airport is about 150 km from Trieste.

The airport is connected to Venezia Mestre Train Station by bus. Venezia Mestre Train Station is connected to Trieste Central Station. From the Airport to Venezia Mestre Railway Station there is a bus shuttle connection (timetables and information at A local bus (number 15: can also be used. It will take approximately 20 minutes to get to Venezia Mestre Station. There is a regional train to Trieste every hour; the trip will last about 2 hours. For timetables check