By plane or train

Valerio Catullo

The nearest airport is Valerio Catullo in Villafranca di Verona (40km). There is a daily shuttle bus connecting this airport to Verona Porta Nuova train station.

The first transfers from the station to the airport are at 5:15 and 6:10, and then every 20 minutes until 20:10 and every 40 minutes until 22:50. The first transfers from the airport to the station are at 5:35 and 6:30 and then every 20 minutes until 20:30 and every 40 minutes until 23.10. The bus is equipped for disabled passengers. There are regional trains from Verona Porta Nuova to Mantua once every hour; the trip takes approximately 46 minutes.

Other airports

The airport Il Caravaggio in Orio al Serio (BG) is 100km away. We recommend people to take a bus to Milan centrale and then a train to Mantua.

The airports Milan Linate, Bologna and Venice are about 150 km away.

By train

Mantua has a railway station which is only a 5 minutes walk away from the conference venue. The two hotels that have agreed special rates with the organizers are right in front of the railway station. There are direct trains to Mantua from Verona (North-East 40min), Milan (West 2 hours) and Modena (South 70 minutes). The web site of the national railway company is A useful site for connections in europe is also that of DB.

By car

There are two exits of the E45/A22 motorway close to Mantua; we recommend people to take the exit Mantova Nord and then follow the indications for the Strada provinciale SP10 toward city centre and/or train station. Please, observe that there are limits for accessing the city centre by car (even if these limits do not apply to the area of the train station). In particular, circulation without a permit is not permitted in the areas marked as ZTL (zona traffico limitato) in the map.

In case you decide to come by car, we invite you to check with the hotels about the availability of parking. There are also some public parkings available, but they might be expensive.