Getting Bologna

Bologna International airport “Guglielmo Marconi”, one of the most important in Italy, connects Bologna with the main Italian and European cities. A bus shuttle connects the airport with the city centre in 15 minutes.

Piazza Maggiore

Moreover, Bologna is a major road and railway hub, extremely well connected with all Italian cities: a high‐speed train line connects it with Florence (35 minutes), Milan (1 hour), Rome (2 hours). Venice can be reached in less than an hour and a half.

 

Arriving by CAR

  • From Florence, Milan and Ancona (from the A14 motorway) the exit is BOLOGNA FIERA.
  • From Padua: Exit no. 8 of the ring road to the entrances North, Michelino, Aldo Moro and the Michelino Parking; exit no. 7 of the ring road to the Costituzione entrance and Parking.

For further information visit the website: www.autostrade.it


Parkings: parking lots available close to the Bologna Exhibition Centre and Palazzo dei Congressi.

  • West Entrance - Costituzione: from exit no. 7 of the ring road you reach the main entrance of the Bologna Fair District, close to a large car park.
  • North West Entrance - Calzoni: from Via Stalingrado you take Via Calzoni where there are two car parks.
  • Michelino Entrance: from exit no. 8 of the ring road you reach the multilevel car park next to the entrance of the Fair District.

For further information visit the website: www.bfparking.it

 

Arriving by TRAIN

  • The Bologna Central Station is just 10 minutes away from Palazzo dei Congressi and they are connected by bus lines 35 and 38 from the Station to the entrances of Piazza Costituzione and Viale Aldo Moro.

For further information please visit the website: www.tper.it

 

Arriving by PLANE

  • The Guglielmo Marconi International Airport is directly connected to the Bologna Exhibition Centre and Palazzo dei Congressi by the shuttle bus AEROBUS BLQ.

For further information please visit the website: www.bologna-airport.it

 

Travel discounts

TRAIN 

  • 30% off on the regular TRENITALIA fees: FRECCIA (no Executive) and INTERCITY from/to Bologna
  • 40% off on the first class ITALO Flexi fee 

Please visit the following page: http://www.bolognawelcome.com/en/business/events-calendar/trains-offers

 

AIRPLANE

Special prices using the following codes: 

Event: ESMC10

ID Code: 32870AF

Travel Valid Period: 27/06/2018 to 11/07/2018

Event location: BOLOGNA

Please visit the following page: http://globalmeetings.airfranceklm.com/Search/promoDefault.aspx?vendor=AFR&promocode=32870AF

 

 

LINEE BUS PER PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI  (BUS LINES TO “FIERA PALAZZO CONGRESSI”)

BUS N 28

To PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI:

  • Departure from Via Indipendenza n. 7 (SAN PIETRO bus-stop)

every 20 minutes  

On Saturday (T-days), the bus changes the route; Departure from Via dei Mille (P.zza dei MARTIRI and MILLE bus-stops)

From PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI:

  • (FIERA PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI bus stop) bus going to STAZIONE CENTRALE

every 20 minutes

Please find here the scheme of the bus route

https://www.tper.it/bo-28

 

BUS N 35

To PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI:

  • STAZIONE CENTRALE Bus-stop, Viale Pietramellara on the side of the station

every 15/20 minutes  

From PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI:

  • FIERA PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI bus stop, bus going to STAZIONE CENTRALE

every 20 minutes

Please find here the scheme of the bus route

https://www.tper.it/bo-35

 

BUS N 38

To PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI:

  • STAZIONE CENTRALE Bus-stop, Viale Pietramellara on the side of the station

every 20 minutes 

From PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI:

  • FIERA A. MORO bus stop

every 20 minutes, the closest bus stop to downtown is FARINI, in Via Farini

Please find here the scheme of the bus route

https://www.tper.it/bo-38

 

BUS N 39 (only for return journey)

From PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI:

  • FIERA PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI bus stop, bus going to STAZIONE CENTRALE

every 20 minutes

Please find here the scheme of the bus route

https://www.tper.it/bo-39