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Our Italian language school in Trieste is near well-served airports. Therefore generally we recommend to arrive by plane. However, it is also possible to arrive by train or by car. Following we present you different possibilities to get to our language school in Trieste.

Travelling to Trieste BY PLANE

The fastest and most comfortable way to travel to your language holidays in Friuli Venezia Giulia is without a doubt by plane. The airport in Friuli Venezia Giulia is only 35 km from Trieste (40 minutes by car).

Major airlines including low cost airlines connect the airport. For further information click on the following link: Direct flights to Trieste

Currently the following european cities are connected with non-stop flights to Trieste:

  • Frankfurt
  • Bruxelles
  • Belgrade
  • London
  • Malta
  • Valencia

Furthermore Trieste connects major airports in Italy.

Alternative international airports are Venice Marco Polo (VCE), Treviso (TSF) or Ljubljana (LJU) which are 150 km from Trieste. Students arriving in these airport may also make use of the airport transfer, which is included in the inscription fee.

Travelling to Trieste BY TRAIN

Trenitalia has a website where timetables can be checked. We would be happy to help you as much as we can but for organisational reasons we are unable to book train tickets for you. This can be done at your local train station.

For a peaceful, stress-free journey, we recommend booking a 1st class ticket as there is only a small difference in price between 1st and 2nd class tickets.

When booking an apartment we will pick you up for free at the train station in Trieste. An employee of the school will then bring you to you to your apartment in Trieste.

When booking a residence, B+B or hotel please go directly to the booked accommodation. We recommendyou to continue your journey by taxi.

Further information will be provided with the confirmation of your booking, which you receive after you have sent the registration form.

Travelling to Trieste by train you do not need the airport transfer (included in the inscription). Alternatively we offer you the possibility to take part in 2 half-day excursions with the minibus.

Travelling to Trieste BY CAR

Would you like to travel to your language holiday in Friuli Venezia Giulia indipendently by car?

To ensure a smooth journey we recommend using Viamichelin to plan your route

It can count the exact number of kilometres from your starting point all the way to us here in Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trieste and if wished can help you plan stops on the way.

Please note, that there are tolls to pay on nearly all motorways in Italy! Information about the motorway costs are available by clicking on the following link: Autostrade per l’Italia S.p.A.

We strongly recommend you to organize parking space before arrival. In the city centre it is nearly impossible to find a parking lot. We recommend parking at “MOLO IV”, a monthly card for EUR 130 per month, which can be organised by the school upon request.

If  your booking is for an apartment of the category “Residenza PUI”, we kindly ask you to call our SOS phone number on arrival. You will receive this number with your written comfirmation. A member of school staff will then take you to your apartment in Trieste.

If your booking is for a Residence, B+B or hotel please kindly drive directly to your accommodation.

You will receive more detailed information after you have sent the registration form together with your booking comfirmation.

No transfer is required when travelling to Trieste by car or bus (included in the inscription fee). As an alternative we offer you the chance to take part in 2 half day excursions by mini bus.

In order to be able to organise your arrival accordingly we need to know the exact time of arrival ahead.

Get informed about the various ways of travelling to your language holidays in Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy. We would be happy to help you if you have any further, more detailed questions. Don’t hesitate!