Reaching Elettra - Sincrotrone Trieste from Trieste Airport

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Coach to Trieste (city centre) and bus to Basovizza

Take the coach number 51 to Trieste, get off at the stop in front of the Railway Station. The ride takes about 50 minutes. Timetables can be downloaded from the APT Gorizia website (only in Italian!). Tickets can be purchased at the airport from the 24-hour automatic ticket machine at the tourist information counter (Infopoint Turismo FVG). Fare: €3.30 (one way). Once in Trieste, you have to continue to Basovizza by bus or by taxi.

Science Bus

The Science bus is a shuttle service that can take you directly to Trieste or Basovizza. This service must be booked at least 48 hours before your arrival / departure. Tickets from € 18,7 per person (check the Science Bus website for the exact fares). Note that a special discount is available for Elettra users. Please contact the users' office for a voucher. The ride takes 30 to 50 minutes, depending on traffic.


Taxis can be found just in front of the arrival terminal at Trieste airport. The service is available 8 am to 12 pm.

Phone:  +39-335-6914776 (24 hours a day).
Fare: To Trieste downtown around €65

Ride takes 30 to 40 minutes, depending on traffic.

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Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013 11:32