Bologna - a well-connected city


Guglielmo Marconi International Airport, 15 minutes by bus from historic downtown, connecting Bologna to the main Italian and European airports.
The Bologna airport is one of the most important stop in Italy for international flights and for wide range of choice of links

From Bologna Airport to Bologna City Center or Bologna Central Station take the line BLQ

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For the strategic geographic location - between downtown and the north - Bologna is the main Italian railway junction, made even more efficient by the high-speed trains, which, together with the new railway station project, has lead to greater development and a significant increase of daily transit of trains and passengers.
You can now arrive at Bologna Central Station, thanks to high speed trains, in half an hour, from Florence, an hour from Milan, in an hour and a half from Venice, in 2 ½ hours from Rome, in 5 hours and 45 minutes from Bari
The Metropolitan Railway System is also connected to almost all the cities and provinces of Emilia Romagna.

From Bologna Central Station to LET’S 2014 Conference venue you can take bus lines 35, 38 or 88


Thanks to the collaboration between Bologna Congressi e Trenitalia you can visit LET’S 2014 using High Speed Trains with a discount of 40% in 1st, 2nd, Business and Premium class.

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Bologna, road junction of primary importance since the Roman age, is now the center of a transportation network of fundamental importance in Europe and Italy.
In Bologna there are the two main Italian motorways, linking the north and south of the country (A1 and A14); thus it can be reached directly from all major Italian cities.
You can go towards Milan (with a deviation from Parma to Genoa), then Venice (A13) and Brenner (22).You can also reach the south, to Rome or Reggio Calabria (A1) and from Bari or Lecce or Taranto (A14).

How to get to the venue of the Conference

Palazzo della Cultura e dei Congressi is at 1,5 Km from the motorway tollgate (highways A1, A13, A14) BOLOGNA-FIERA exit or ring road exit 7


Bus, Taxi

Bologna is a human scale city and in the center many distances may be covered on foot in a short time.

An efficient public transport system makes it possible to achieve quickly anywhere in the city .
Visitors arriving at the International Airport Guglielmo Marconi can reach the Central Station and the city center in a few minutes with the Aerobus - BLQ . During the major exhibitions BLQ continues until the Bologna Fair District.

Different car rental services with driver and an efficient taxi service are available to visitors 24 hours 24.

How to get to the venue of the Conference

The closest stop to the venue is "Fiera Palazzo Congressi".

From Bologna Central Station to LET’S 2014 Conference venue you can take lines 35, 38 or 88;
from Bologna City Center (Piazza Maggiore /Via indipendenza) to LET’S 2014 Conference venue  take the line 28.

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Bologna Welcome

Tourists and citizens may find Bologna Welcome points in Piazza Maggiore and Airport Guglielmo Marconi where is possible to receive information about the area, from museums to events, information and promotional material and free access to hotel reservation services, organizing tours and visits, airline tickets, rail and sea. is the Bologna Welcome online point for the touristic promotion through information services (events, thematic touristic routes, shopping and leisure, food and wine, etc.), hospitality and hotel booking.