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Trieste Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Trieste Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

A desolate place and there’s only one reason to go to this airport… leave it shortly after. -Leonard

The airport closes at night. It is not possible to stay inside the terminal.

TRS Airport Overview

trieste airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Trieste Airport (Code: TRS) handles a few domestic and European routes. Amenities include three eateries, vending machines, and free WiFi. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Trieste Airport

The airport closes nightly, from 12:00 AM until 4:00 AM, so overnight stays are impossible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  Have you already been to Trieste airport?  Write a review and share photos from your own experience.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:00 AM – 12:00 AM.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are several small B&Bs and hotels near Trieste Airport and in nearby Monfalcone.  Trieste is a 35+ minute drive away.

  • Hotel Alla Crociera – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hotel Major – No airport shuttle. Day-use rooms are available.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Trieste Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Sala Calligaris – Location: Airside, by Gates 8/9. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Trieste Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, you can click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside only.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, “nurseries” and diaper-changing facilities are available on all floors and can be found near most washroom locations.

Duty-Free and & Shopping – Duty-Free is available as well as one newsagent shop (Landside)

Food & Drinks – There are no 24-hour food and beverage concessions. Here are the choices available:
» Landside – Gusto Restaurant, 1st Floor (Hours:12:00AM – 2:30 PM) • Moka Cafe, Viewing Terrace Upper Level (Hours: 2 hours before the first departing flight– last flight).
» Airside – Moka Cafe Gourmet (Hours:2 hours before the first departing flight – last flight).
» Vending machines offering snacks and drinks (hot and cold) are available both landside and airside.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, stop by the airport information/tourism desk for help. Location: Ground floor, near the entrance.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – There is a First Aid Station on the Ground Floor, Landside.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Postal Services – Drop off your last-minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Location: Landside, Ground Floor.

Prayer Room – Available on the 1st Floor, across from the washrooms.

Showers – Not available.

WiFi/Internet – Free WiFi is available at Trieste Airport. Connect to the “trs-airport” network.

Trieste airport is served by the following airlines: Alba Star • Air Serbia • German Airways • ITA Airways • Lufthansa • Ryanair • Volotea.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


APT Gorizia public buses 1 and 26 link the airport to Grado, Monfalcone and Gorizia. APT Gorizia public bus 51 links the airport to Monfalcone, Trieste and Udine. Tickets are sold at coach stations, automated vending machines and Tourist Information centers.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available in the Arrivals Hall: Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Locauto/Enterprise • Maggiore • Sicily by Car/AutoEuropa • Win Rent.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available outside the terminal daily from 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM.


TRS airport has a train station on the Trieste-Venice and the Udine-Trieste railway line. For more information,  visit the Trenitalia website.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.