University of Udine, Palazzo Garzolini di Toppo Wassermann


Via Gemona, 92, 33100 Udine UD [46° 4'11.33"N - 13°14'3.11"E]

By Plane

There are four main airports nearby:

  1. Venezia (Marco Polo airport) 120 km/75 miles from Udine
  2. Trieste (Ronchi dei Legionari airport) 40 km/25 miles from Udine
  3. Treviso (Antonio Canova airport) 120 km/75 miles from Udine


The best international and intercontinental connections are through the Venice airport (VCE). From this airport the best route to Udine is by train. First take the bus from the Venice airport to the Mestre railway station (ask for the bus to Mestre, not to Venezia - piazzale Roma).

There are two bus services:

  • ATVO Fly Bus (express service). The ATVO busses run daily, every 20 minutes approximately (check schedule at: ATVO). Journey time is twenty minutes;
  • ACTV bus, the public transport (orange busses). The ACTV busses (town transport service, bus number 15 – orange) run daily, every 30 minutes (check schedule at: ACTV). Journey time is twenty-five to thirty minutes approximately.

Tickets for both buses can be purchased inside the airport luggage claim area. The bus ticket costs € 8,00.

Both ACTV and ATVO also have buses to the city of Venice (piazzale Roma).

At the Mestre railway station near Venice you can buy train tickets to Udine. The trains run almost every hour. The trip takes about 2 hours. The ticket costs 12-28 Euros depending on the time and speed.

For more information about trains see: Trenitalia.


The Trieste airport(Ronchi dei Legionari, TRS) has flights mainly from Europe. A new train connection from Trieste Airport to Udine is available starting from March 2018. Please check Trenitalia for the train schedule and prices. From the Trieste airport there is also a bus to the Udine rail station run by TPL FVG (line number 51). The bus from Trieste to Udine takes about 45 minutes. Bus tickets are sold at the airport.


The Treviso airport is located at about 30 Kms from Venice and 3 km from the Treviso centre. A public bus service (number 6) operates every 30 minutes from/to the airport to/from the Treviso railway station. The trip takes 15–20 minutes. From the Treviso railway station you may take a train to Udine on the Venice/Mestre – Udine line (there is no need to go to Venice).

For train connections see: Trenitalia

By Train

Udine is on the main line from Venice to Vienna. Trains from Venice run almost every hour. From Venice the trip to Udine is about 2 hours. From Vienna the trip takes about 6 hours.

For train connections see: Trenitalia

By Car

Udine is on the A23 motorway Udine-Tarvisio. If you are approaching via the A4 Venezia-Trieste motorway, exit at “Udine Sud”.

Detailed information is available on Autostrade


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Udine has varied accommodation capabilities. We suggest you secure a hotel room or other accommodation in Udine downtown.

The website offers hotel reservations but also other types of accommodation like B&B, private apartments, hostels etc. (e.g. Hostel Friuli which is in direct vicinity of the Department of Humanities).

Participants are responsible for securing their own accommodation.

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