- Discovering Padova
- International Area
From monday to friday, from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm. In case of holidays, closing days arranged by the University or other reductions of time will be reported in the news site of the Department.
From railway station: get a bus to via Tommaseo ("Fiera di Padova"), and get off in front of "Fiera di Padova", then reach to via U. Bassi (on the right of traffic light) and finally walk through approximately for 200m.
From bus station: get off from the station, turn left and than immediately turn right at the traffic light (via Trieste) and than walk along via Trieste approximately for 300m.
Padova is both on the Venice-Milano and on the Venice-Rome railways, many trains are available (see timetable of Trenitalia). Note that for regional trains it is mandatory to validate the ticket before boarding by using the yellow machines located on the platforms and throughout the station; in case of infractions penalties are applied.
The nearest airport is the Venice airport (Marco Polo), 40 kilometers east of Padova; it is conveniently linked with all major European airports. Some low-cost companies fly to the close Treviso airport. A convenient alternative might be flying to the Verona airport, which is connected to the Verona Porta Nuova railway station by a bus service Padova can then be reached by train (approximately 50 minutes). A last possibility might be flying to Bologna airport, which is connected to Bologna Centrale railways station by a bus service. Padova can then be reached by train (approximately 1 hour).
Prices were last updated on September 25, 2012.
From Venice and Treviso airports there are direct buses to Padova bus station (autostazione), close to the railway station (for the Department of Mathematics, stop at Fiera).
The Shuttle service will pick you up at the airport at your arrival and take you directly to the address of your choice in Padova. The reservation must be made at least 24 hours before your arrival, indicating date, time and flight number. There are reduced fares for more people going to the same place.
The cost of the ride from Venice or Treviso airport to Padova is about 100-110 € (note that there may be some extra charges: for airport connection, luggage and night ride).