HOW TO GET TO PADOVA
■ BY AIR
Venice Marco Polo Airport
It is the nearest airport to Padova. It has daily flights to/from most European cities and other international airports. It is connected with Padova city centre with a shuttle bus service by FSBusitalia. (click on"English language" everytime you change page in order to let the website upload the english version).
For more details and timetable from Venice Airport, click here.
Should you prefer to book a private shuttle, AirService is available to arrange such a service. It costs about 35 Euros and has to be booked in advance.
The other closest airport is Venice Treviso airport ( about 50 km), located in Treviso. Like the main Venice Airport, it has daily flights to and from most European cities and it is connected to Padova through the Bus 101. The bus stop is just outside the arrival area.
■ BY TRAIN
Padova railway station is connected with the major Italian cities. Verona is reached in 50 minutes, Milan in 2h and Bologna in 1h.
■ BY CAR
Padova is connected with the Italian motorway net as follows:
Milano-Venezia Motorway (A4)
from Venice: exit “Padova Est”
from Milan: exit “Padova Ovest”
Bologna-Padova Motorway (A13)
from Bologna: exit “Padova Sud”
GETTING AROUND PADOVA
■ BY TAXI
Taxis can be found in front of the Railway Station or call +39 049 651333 - www.taxipadova.it/home-eng/
■ BY TRAM OR BUS - Public transport
The tickets for the buses (local buses) and tram are available at the ticket office outside the railway station, at the ticket machine outside the railway station and at most tobacconist shops in town. For any further information please check http://www.fsbusitaliaveneto.it/
■ BY CAR
Drivers should pay attention to posted signs and be careful not to enter areas of limited traffic, which are marked by signs "ZTL", in Padova these zones are controlled by video cameras. If your hotel is located in the "ZTL", make sure about the regulations with the hotel directly. The closest car parks are: Garage Patavium (Via S. Gaetano, 8), Padova Centro Park (Via Trieste 50, Padova) and Park Piazzale Boschetti (Piazzale Boschetti, Padova)
■ PADOVA CARD
It is a 2-day or 3-day card that let visit the most important museums in Padova, such as the famous “Cappella degli Scrovegni”, use the public transport and get some reductions at restaurants, shops, etc. For more info click here
■ PADOVA MAP
Click here to download the city map.
■ PADOVA TIPS
■ PADOVA TOURISM