9.1 How to reach Udine
BY TRAIN: Udine is served by the railway that links Rome
to Vienna through Firenze, Bologna, Venice. Two trains reach Udine each
day in both directions. From 8 am to 8 pm trains link Udine to Trieste-Gorizia
(and thus to Eastern Europe) almost every hour and to Venice (and thus
to the rest of Italy) every other hour.
BY CAR: Highways A4 and A23 link Udine to Austria towards the north, to Venice
and the rest of Italy to the west, and to Trieste to the east.
BY PLANE: Closest airport is Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari (35 km from Udine).
A bus connects the airport to Udine in 40-50 minutes in connection with the
main flights. Bus fare = 15,00 Euros. Venice-Tessera and Venice–Treviso
airport are two hours train + bus shuttle (100 km from Udine) easily reachable
from Udine and viceversa.
All visa formalities must be arranged in the home
country by the participant. If requested, a declaration by the University
of Udine can be issued and sent to participants applying for a visa.
9.3 How to reach Udine from the airports of Venice
- FROM THE AIRPORT OF VENICE: There is no direct
line to Udine. You have to reach the railway station in Venice, which
is called "Venezia Santa Lucia", where you can take a train
to Udine. There is a train every hour except between 13:50 and 15:18.
The trip lasts two hours and the ticket for the 2nd class costs 6,82
- FROM THE AIRPORT OF TRIESTE (RONCHI DEI LEGIONARI): a
bus service connects the airport directly with Udine, one bus every
hour. The ride
or less 40 minutes. You will arrive in Udine just in front of the
railway station. The ticket costs between 4 and 6 euros.