Ferrara can be easily reached by plane, train or car.

By plane

The nearest international airports are: 1) BOLOGNA - G. MARCONI AIRPORT 2) VENEZIA (Venice) – MARCO POLO AIRPORT 3) VERONA – VALERIO CATULLO AIRPORT

  1. BOLOGNA
    G. MARCONI AIRPORT
    www.bologna-airport.it
    52 km from Ferrara.

    AIRPORT SHUTTLES TO FERRARA
    • -Two free shuttles (name: COSEPURI, 50 seats) departing from the airport bus parking, in front of “Arrivals terminal”, on June 18th at 3:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. The journey will take about 6o minutes. The shuttles will stop at Hotel Europa (www.hoteleuropaferrara.com) located in Ferrara downtown, 5 minutes walking from the Congress venue.
    • -BUS&FLY shuttle to FERRARA, 60 minutes journey. Departures every 2 h 30' between 5.45 a.m. and 11.30 p.m. To learn more about the quick transfer from Bologna Airport to Ferrara please visit: http://www.ferrarabusandfly.it
    • -Shuttle Bus to Bologna Centrale railway station every 20 minutes, and from there to Ferrara every hour by direct train. Busses 1, 3 or 9 connect the Ferrara railway station to the downtown (for timetable, please visit: https://www.tper.it).

    One free shuttle (name: COSEPURI, 50 seats) will be provided for the return of the guests. It will leave from Hotel Europa on June 21th at 6:30 p.m. and it will stop at airport bus parking, in front of “Departures terminal”.

  2. VENEZIA (Venice)
    MARCO POLO AIRPORT
    www.veniceairport.it
    120 km from Ferrara

    • -Shuttle bus every 20 minutes to Venezia Mestre railway station, and from there to Ferrara every hour by direct train. Average journey time: 1 hour 30 minutes.
  3. VERONA
    VALERIO CATULLO AIRPORT
    www.aeroportoverona.it
    100 km from Ferrara.

    • -Shuttle bus every 20 minutes to Verona railway station. Journeys between Verona and Ferrara usually involve one change of train. Average journey time: 2 hours 15 minutes.

By train

Easy connections with Bologna, Padova, Milan and Rome. Intercity and Eurostar require reservation and supplementary ticket.

Ferrara Station is the principal station for the city and the province. It is served by the Bologna-Padova line. There are direct trains to Rovigo, Padova, Venezia (Venice), Bologna, Firenze (Florence), Roma (Rome), Napoli (Naples), Pescara and Vienna. The station is connected by a pedestrian subway to the Via del Lavoro carpark (285 spaces) and to the West Terminal of the Bus Station. Terminus for city bus lines 1 - 2 - 3C - 4C - 9 – 21.  For more details visit the website: www.treintalia.com

By Car

Ferrara is easily accessible from anywhere in Italy. The A13 Bologna-Padova Autostrada (motorway or highway) with its 'Ferrara Nord' and 'Ferrara Sud' exits is connected to all the major Italian highways: A1 Milano-Napoli; A21 Torino-Piacenza, A22 Brennero-Modena; A15 La Spezia-Parma; A14 Bologna-Taranto.