Reach Bologna by AIRPLANE
Strategically placed, Bologna is a natural crossroad for international business and commerce. Its International airport “Guglielmo Marconi” is directly connected to most European cities and several intercontinental destinations.
Bologna Welcome, the official convention and Visitors Bureau of Bologna, makes available its air transport agreements with Airfrance and KLM, activating a discount code of 15% during the event period:
How to reach Bologna city centre from the Airport
With the Marconi Express, you reach the Bologna airport from Bologna Central Railway Station and the city center in 7.5 minutes, on an elevated track over the road traffic with a comfortable, fast and clean electric shuttle (5:40 AM to midnight). The fair is 9.20 € and can be bought on line: Marconi Express.
Alternatively, you can take a taxi. The fare is approximately 20 €.
Bologna is a major road and railway hub, extremely well connected with all Italian centres, being at the junction of the main motorways and railways of the country. The railway station of Bologna is the core hub for Italy’s highspeed railway network and direct access to the city center.
Reach Bologna by TRAIN
with FRECCE TRENITALIA or Intercity and enjoy a discounted rate in 1^Business, 2^Standard e Premium class or with ITALO
with ITALO and take advantage of special rates in 1st Class (the discount is applied to the Flex fare, promotional Economy Low Cost fares are excluded).
Transport in the city
Here you can download the map of Bologna. Everything within the city wall is walk-able.
TPER is the public transportation system for the Emilia-Romagna region.
The bus costs 1,50 € if paid on-board and is valid for 75 minutes within the urban area. Purchasing in advanced before boarding costs 1,30 €. The ticket allows for multiple trips with a single ticket as long as it’s within 75 minutes. There’s the option to pay with coins but keep in mind that it does not provide change. Ites not need to be exact as long as it’s at least 1,50€
It’s worth purchasing a daily pass for 5,00 € if you plan to purchasing more than three tickets in a single day. These can be purchased at a re-seller. The ticket is valid for 24-hours from when it’s been validated. It’ll need to be validated for each leg of the trip.
Accessing the Congress venue
Palazzo dei Congressi – Piazza della Costituzione, 4 – 40128 Bologna BO
The Bologna Congress Center is located inside the Bologna exhibition center, one of the most important and well-known in Italy.
BUSES: Bus lines 28, 35, 38, 39 to/from the city center and the railway station.
TAXIS: Over 800 taxis and rental services with driver. Taxis are usually available at their stations in front of the railway station as well as in Piazza Re Enzo (city center).
CAR: A1 MOTORWAY WITH DEDICATED EXIT. 450 parking space are available at the Congress Center at 10€ per day.
There are also self-service bikes: www.comune.bologna.it/servizi-informazioni/bike-sharing-bologna
To use the bicycles:
- download the RideMovi App for free from the Apple Store or Google Play and register for the service (you must be of legal age and have a credit or debit card).
- create your own account inside which there is a virtual wallet.
Through the App you can, in addition, consulting the map, also locate the closest bicycle and book it for free for a maximum of 15 minutes before the start of the race.
Once you have reached the vehicle, simply scan the QR code, thus unlocking the bicycle lock and starting the ride.
When you reach your destination, you need to finish the ride on the application and this will automatically close the bike lock.
Within a few seconds, confirmation of the end of the race, its cost and the distance traveled will arrive on the display of your smartphone.
At the end of the ride, the application allows the user to provide positive or negative feedback on the use of the service and to report any faults and malfunctions to the manager, indicating the identification number of the bike and a description of the problem encountered.
A number of rooms at discounted rates has been reserved for Delegates by the Bologna Convention Bureau.
The link with the discount is reserved to the participants of EUPSA 2024. Please visit the hotel booking area of the site with the link below: