Car Hire at Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport
This information is correct as of July 2015.
Travel to Trieste in the country of Italy and visit Piazza Unita d’Italia, Revoltella Museum, Museo Sartorio, Val Rosandra, and Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi, among others. Fly in through Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport and get around with the car rental companies that operate from within and around the airport.
Where to hire a car at Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport
There are eight car rental companies that operate within Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. These are Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore, Sicily by Car/Auto Europa, Sixt Rent a Car, and VIP Drivers. The car rental desks are found at the arrivals hall within the terminal of the airport.
What to expect when hiring a car from Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport
Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport is located about 0.56 kilometres or 0.35 miles west of Ronchi dei Legionari near Trieste in north-eastern Italy. Getting to the city proper of Trieste and other surrounding areas within Venezia Giulia and beyond is easy as the airport is served by excellent road and motorway links. Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport is linked to Gorizia, Trieste, Udine, Pordenone, and Venice via the motorways A4, A34, A23, and A28, trunk roads SS305, SS14, and SS56. Getting to Slovenia, Croatia, and Austria is also possible via the motorways A4, A34, and A23.
When driving to Trieste city centre from Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, some of the major roads that serve the route include A4, E70, SS14, SP1, SP35, E61, among others. Beginning from the airport, drive down A4/E70 in Fogliano Redipuglia from SS14. Next, go down E70 to SP1 in Trieste, then take the Prosecco exit from E70. Go down SP35, E61, and Via Commerciale to Corso Italia in Trieste. Please be advised that the route has toll roads. Among the petrol stations that serve the area of Trieste include ENI, Esso, Shell, OMV bencinski servisi, to name a few.
Driving around Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport
As a small and compact town, getting around Trieste can be done by just walking. However, driving a rental car still offers great convenience, especially if you are travelling in groups or if you are travelling with a lot of luggage. Driving also lets you reach the outskirts of the city efficiently. The major routes that lead to and pass through Trieste are the A4 Venice-Trieste, which feature a tollgate at Monfalcone-Lisert; the SS202 Triestina that traverses the A4, Lisert tollgate, Carso Plateau, Opicina, Padriciano, and Trieste; and the SS15 Via Flavia. Parking options in the city include parking garages, such as the one in Via Milano accessible from Corso Cavour, and the garage of Upim department store in Via Oriani.
Getting to your destination
From Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, venture out of the town and visit the scenic attractions in Naples, Rome, and Turin, to name a few.
When in Naples, some of the tourist attractions include the Naples National Archaeological Museum, Cappella Sansevero, Catacombs of San Gennaro, Royal Palace of Naples, and more. Naples is located within southern Italy.
Naples can be reached from Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport within seven hours and 45 minutes, for approximately 843 kilometres. First, drive down from SS14 to A4/E70 within Fogliano Redipuglia. Next, go down A4/E70, A13, and A1 to Via Galileo Ferraris in Napoli by exiting from A3. Lastly, go down via Galileo Ferraris, Corso Arnaldo Lucci, and Piazza Garibaldi to reach Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi.
The Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Vatican Museums, Palatine Hill, and Sistine Chapel, among others, can be found within Rome. Rome is a city and special commune located in the region of Lazio in Italy.
Reach Rome from Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport by starting from SS14 then down A4/E70 in Fogliano Redipuglia. Continue down A4/E70, then to A13 and A1/E35. To reach Rome, just take the SS4 exit from A1/E35. Lastly, go on Via Salaria and reach Rome. The total travel time is around six hours and 13 minutes, for 644 kilometres. Please be advised that there are toll zones to enter and leave from when following this route.
Mole Antonelliana, Shroud of Turin, National Museum of Cinema, and Royal Palace of Turin are among the tourist destinations to visit when driving to Turin. Turin is an important business and cultural centre within northern Italy. The city is the capital of the Piedmont region.
Turin is approximately 523 kilometres or an estimated five hours and 17 minutes from Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. Starting from SS14, get to A4/E70 in Fogliano Redipuglia. Next, follow down A4 to reach Corso Giulio Cesare in Torino. Lastly, go down Corso Giulio Cesare, go down Lungo Stura Lazio, Corso Don Luigi Sturzo, Via Tommaso Agudio, Corso Casale, and Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Via Po and reach Turin.