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Arriving by plane

There are different airports you can use to reach Trieste. 

Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (IT)
Venice Marco Polo Airport (IT)
Ljubljana Airport (SI)
Treviso Airport (IT)

Arriving by train

The railway station is located in the centre of Trieste, within walking distance or a short cab ride from the hotels selected for the participants.

Arriving by car

Take the A4 motorway from Venice-Mestre or the A2 motorway from Tarvisio-Austria. Exit at Lisert. Follow signs for Sistiana-Strada Costiera, then take route SS 14, a panoramic road.

Getting around Trieste

On the days of the Congress sessions the main location of PRION 2014 can be reached using a free-of-charge shuttle bus (details, route and timetable coming soon). Other locations such as the Gala Dinner venue and Poster receptions venue(s) are within walking distance from the hotels.


  • The event will be held on the premises of The International School for Advanced Studies. To reach the venue from downtown Trieste a free-of-charge shuttle bus will be available for the days of the Congress. The bus will leave from Piazza Oberdan (near the tramway number 2 stop, see the map) according to the following schedule:

    Downtowm Trieste - SISSA, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27: 16.15 – 18.30 (we recommend that you take an early bus to pick your badge and delegate bag on-site)
    May 28: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 29: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 30: 07.30 – 08.30

    SISSA - Downtown Trieste, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27:  20.30 – 22.30
    May 28:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 29:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 30:  17.00 – 18.45

    Poster viewing sessions

    The evening Poster viewing sessions will take place at the Magazzino 42, downtown Trieste.   

Important Dates

  • All deadlines are strictly enforced and expire at 23:59 Central European Time on the designated date

    Nov. 18, 2013 - Online registration starts 
    Jan. 10, 2014 - Early-bird fee deadline
    Apr. 25, 2014 - Regular fee deadline
    Nov. 18, 2013 - Abstract submission starts
    Feb. 24, 2014 - Abstract submission ends 
    Mar. 7, 2014 - Abstract notification 
    Mar. 20, 2014 - Hotel special rate deadline 


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