CNR-IOM U.O.S. DEMOCRITOS
c/o SISSA - via Bonomea, 265
34136 - Trieste ITALY
Tel. +39 0403787443
Fax. +39 0403787528
Note: if you invert from/to (A/B) on google maps "get directions" with the above coordinates,
you may obtain two complitely different routes.
The route through "Strada Statale 202" is often preferable.
You can reach SISSA from the airport (Ronchi dei Legionari or Venice airport) or from the city centre (Trieste):
FROM THE AIRPORT
When arriving by plane, from
take the coach to Trieste. The final stop is close to the train station, called Trieste Centrale. From there, you can reach SISSA by bus or taxi
FROM THE CITY CENTER
Bus or taxi service links the Trieste Rail Station to the SISSA.
38 will take you to SISSA (the final stop is right in front of the main entrance). The bus runs from Via Galatti, close to Piazza Oberdan in downtown Trieste, to via Bonomea.
bus No. 4 and railway
(Tram de Opcina) will take you from Piazza Oberdan to Opicina. Ask the driver to stop at the "Obelisco", a monument placed
at the end of via Bonomea. A 3 minutes walk is needed to reach the SISSA main entrance from there, down to via Bonomea (steep road). Note that Opicina is 2km far from SISSA.
Buy the ticket at the news stands or tobacconists
1,10). You must purchase your tickets beforehand
and validate them by stamping them in the boxes provided on the buses.
If you wish to take a taxi,
as you reach the end of the platform exit the train station
on the left.
Taxiradio tel. 040 30 77 30
Taxi fares are more expensive at night, holidays and on
runs that take you outside of town.
The SISSA is considered to be outside of town. Fare from the
Rail Station to the SISSA will be at least Euro 8.00. Each piece
of luggage carries an extra charge.
Note that via Bonomea is partially one-way for private cars. It's freely accessible from downtown to Opicina, but only up to SISSA if coming from Opicina (no SISSA-downtown).
last modified: 21.09.2010