How to reach us - Villa Bazzoni

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Sede di Villa Bazzoni
Via Riccardo Bazzoni, 2

34124 Trieste





By Car


Take the A4 Motorway to the exit Trieste Lisert (toll payment). Continue to drive on the motorway and then either exit at Sistiana and take the Strada Costiera to Trieste (29 km) or drive on to the exit Trieste Prosecco and follow the directions to Trieste Center. The Astronomical Observatory of Trieste site Villa Bazzoni is close to San Giusto Cathedral.


By Train


From the railway station either by taxi (10 min.) or by  bus line 1 (20 min.) from the end-of-line stop opposite the station main entrance. Get off in Piazza Sansovino stop and turn upwards to Via Bramante and  to the stairs to the Observatory from Via Bramante. Take Via Segantini until the end of the street and then turn right and take Via Navali until you reach Via Bazzoni.
From downtown Trieste (Piazza Oberdan), bus lines to the Observatory are line 15 and line 16. Both lines stop in via Tiepolo, near the Pizzeria opposite to the chemist's. Turn right to via Bazzoni and after few steps you will see the Villa in front of you.
You may check up-to-date timetables at (click on linee e orari)


By Plane


Daily flights by Alitalia, Ryanair, Lufthansa, JAT, Air Dolomiti, Bellair connect major Italian and European cities to Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (TRS). From the airport to the railway station of Trieste (45 min.) you can either take Bus line 51 (Airport Bus 51) or a taxi. The bus stops are outside the airport terminal building. Bus tickets can be purchased at the post office on the ground floor or from the automatic machine at the arrivals hall.
Airport Bus 51 timetable:


From Venezia airport, ATVO buses take passengers to Venezia Mestre Railway station (25 min.). From Mestre station you reach Trieste by train in about 1h 50 min.
ATVO timetable: