How to Reach Padova

Easily reachable by plane, car and train, Padova is strategically located at the heart of the Veneto region. The city’s railway station and the nearby airports in Venice, Treviso, Verona and Bologna provide excellent connections with the rest of Italy and further afield.

Getting to Padova is easy, no matter which means of transport you choose. The city’s closest airports are Marco Polo Airport in Venice-Tessera, Antonio Canova in Treviso, Catullo in Villafranca di Verona and Guglielmo Marconi in Bologna. These airports are 50 minutes from Milan, 1 hour from Rome and Munich, and 2 hours from London, Paris and Frankfurt.

Padova also has excellent rail connections, with Rome just 3 hours away and Milan 2 hours.

Reaching Padova

Long-Distance Cycle Route: from Munich to Padova

We suggest starting at the Munich – Venice Cycle Route*.
When you arrive at Bressanone you may keep travelling the Cycle Route until Bolzano. Here, you will need to take the Adige Cycle Route*.
When you arrive at Trento, take the Brenta Cycle Route* that will take you to Padova.

Long-Distance Cycle Route: from Norway to Italy, the Sun Route

The Sun Route* touches different countries in Europe, such as Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Czechia, Austria, and Italy (and it arrives at Malta).
To reach Padova you will need to change the route at Garda, where you will need to follow the Garda-Venice route* that passes through Padova.

*Please, note that these are external websites not managed by the Organizing Secretariat of FEPSAC 2022.

To look for the excellent rail connections of Padova, we suggest looking up for different solutions on trenitalia.it or on
italotreno.it for high speed rail.

The main routes are the A4 (Venezia-Milano) and the A13 (Bologna-Padova).

From Venice: Marco Polo Airport

By Car:

  • via A4 highway, Padova Est exit

By Train:

  • The Marco Polo Airport is connected to the Mestre railway station via ACTV line 15 or line 25 ATVO MESTRE EXPRESS. The bus stop is on the second lane outside the Airport Arrivals hall.
  • At the Mestre railway station you can take a train directly to Padova.

> For more information, visit the airport website.

From Verona-Villafranca: Valerio Catullo Airport

By Car:

  • via A4 highway, Padova Est exit

By Train:

  • Verona-Villafranca Airport is connected to the Verona train station via a Shuttle/Aerobus service that runs every 20 minutes (journey time 15 minutes).
  • At the Verona Porta Nuova railway station you can take a train directly to Padova.

> For more information, visit the airport website.

From Treviso: Antonio Canova Airport

By Car:

  • via A4 highway, Padova Est exit

By Train:

  • Trieste Airport is connected to the Trieste train station via MOM Line 6 or Treviso Airlink.
  • At the Treviso railway station you can take a train directly to Padova.

> For more information, visit the airport website.

Palazzo Bo

Via VIII Febbraio, 2, 35122 Padova

Walking distance to:

  • Palazzo della Ragione: 2 mins.
  • Palazzo Liviano: 7 mins.
Palazzo della Ragione

Piazza delle Erbe, 35100 Padova

Walking distance to:

  • Palazzo Liviano: 5 mins.
Palazzo Liviano

Piazza Capitaniato, 7, 35139 Padova