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July 23-27, 2001
Stazione Marittima, Trieste, Italy

How to Reach Trieste

By Air

Trieste International Airport located at "Ronchi dei Legionari" has direct connections to international airports in Milan, Rome, London and Munich.
There is a bus service (ITL 15,000) between Trieste airport and Trieste railway station (about 45 minutes; Tickets can be purchased on the bus). Buses to town leave shortly after flight arrivals. From town to the airport, buses leave from the air terminal located at Trieste Railway Station ninety minutes before flight departure. Alternatively, you can take a taxi (ITL 90,000).
Here is a map of the region around Trieste showing the connections from the City centre to the airport.

Flight Information: +39 0481 773 224 / +39 0481 773 225
Bus Service: +39 348 413 5865 / +39 335 5606 987 / +39 040 425 001
Taxi: from Italy call +39 040 307730.
Ticket office: +39 0481 773 232
Lost and Found: +39 0481 773 227
(Note that the zero in the area code must be included for international calls.
The area code (040 for Trieste) is also used when making local calls.)

National flights check-in 30 mins before;
International Flights check-in 60 mins before.

Participants flying into Venice airport "Marco Polo" should take the bus to Mestre Railway Station (about half an hour) and then take a train to Trieste (about two hours).

By Train

Central railway station (see spot number 25 of the map) Trieste. Here is a map of Trieste (City Centre).
Daily connections with all major Italian cities and many European capitals.
(see the web address: http://www.fs-on-line.com/welcome.html).

PLEASE NOTE: ticket for city bus service can be purchased at newspaper stands.

By Car

The highway A4 connects Trieste to the rest of Italy and Europe.


Other useful information can be found here.

Conference Location

The meeting will take place at the Stazione Marittima Congress Centre of Trieste (see spot number 18 of the map). Here is a map of Trieste (City Centre). The Congress Centre is located in the old Trieste terminal of the transoceanic passenger ships and it is surrounded by a magnificent scenery and the sea of the Trieste harbour. The Stazione Marittima is at walking distance from the city centre and many of the downtown hotels. Bus transportation and taxi service (a 5-minute ride) from/to the railway station and the air terminal are available. The address is

Congress Centre
Molo Bersaglieri 3
34124 Trieste, Italy
Tel: (+39 040) 304888
Fax: (+39 040) 310856
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