When to find the cheapest flights to Trieste
Trieste: Medieval charm in Italy's north
|Trieste city centre|
|Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (TRS): 19 mi from city centre|
Flights to Trieste: practical information
Cheap airlines to Trieste
Heading to north-eastern Italy? Trieste is just the place to go! Search for cheap flights to the International Airport of Ronchi die Legionari (TRS), Trieste Airport for short, with dozens of airlines. Alitalia, Italy's national airline, flies from London and Birmingham. The cheapest flights to Trieste are with low cost giant Ryanair.
When to book flights to Trieste
Trieste offers much in terms of art, culture and seaside life. Summer is the perfect time to plan a holiday in Trieste if you're interested in sailing and visiting the nearby beaches. Book your flights to Trieste at least 12 weeks before you plan to visit for the cheapest flight prices.
- Peak season: Summers in Trieste are always popular.
- Low season: Winters are slow but always enjoyable.
Direct flights to Trieste take 2 hours and 10 minutes.
Experience Trieste: what to see, what to do
Trieste is all too often overlooked for cities like Milan and Rome but has so much to offer: architecture, charming cafes, beautiful sea views and a buzzing atmosphere that charmed even the likes of James Joyce when he lived here.
Essentials in Trieste
Citta Vecchia: Trieste's old town is nearly car-free and is so charming with its small, narrow streets, shops and squares surrounded by traditional Medieval houses.
Miramare Castle: Visit this castle, right on the sea, and tour Maximilian's chambers and his consort's Carlota of Belgium. The throne room is a highlight as well as the Duke of Aosta's apartment in 1930's style.
San Giusto Cathedral: If you head up to the cathedral you can expect some of the most glorious views of Trieste from above. There is also a museum and a garden where many Medieval and Roman ruins are on display.
Find more information on Trieste Tourism Office.
Accommodations in Trieste
If you're visiting in the summer, it's best to book your hotel in Trieste as far in advance as possible. There are a number of hotels in the city centre as well as the old town but you'll find the city's cheapest rooms lie just outside these touristy areas.