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.
How to reach Udine from the airports of Venice and Trieste
- 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
- FROM THE AIRPORT OF TRIESTE (RONCHI DEI LEGIONARI): a bus
service connects the airport directly with Udine, one bus every hour. The ride
lasts more or less 40 minutes. You will arrive in Udine just in front of the railway
station. The ticket costs between 4 and 6 euros.