The conference will take place in the Palazzo della Cultura e dei Congressi, Piazza della Costituzione 4, 40128 Bologna, Italy.

You can walk from the Central Train station in just under 30 mins.


You have several options available to reach Palazzo dei Congressi in Bologna by public transportation. Here are some ways to get there:

From Bologna Central Station

  • Take bus line 35 towards “Fiera” and get off at the “Aldo Moro” stop.
  • You can also take line 38 towards “Fiera” and get off at the “Fiera Palazzo dei Congressi” stop.
  • Line 39 is another option that takes you directly to the “Fiera Palazzo dei Congressi” stop.

From Bologna City Center

  • You can take line 28 from Piazza Maggiore towards “Pilastro” and get off at the “Fiera Palazzo dei Congressi” stop.
  • Line 21 is also an option, taking it from via Rizzoli and getting off at the “Fiera Palazzo dei Congressi” stop.

Useful Tips

  • Tickets: Remember to buy bus tickets in advance at tobacco shops, newsstands, paying with credit card directly on the bus or using local public transport apps like TPER.
  • Schedules: Always check the updated bus schedules, especially during holidays or special events when the schedules may vary.
  • Apps: Use public transport apps like Moovit or Google Maps to plan your route in real time.

With these options, reaching the Palazzo dei Congressi in Bologna by public transport will be simple and efficient.


Please find here useful information about modified traffic conditions in the occasion of the Tour De France’s arrival in Bologna on the 30th of June


In Bologna, there are several taxi services you can contact. Here are the main ones:

    • Phone: +39 051 372727
    • Website:
    • App: Available for Android and iOS.
  2. CAT (Consorzio Autonomo Taxisti)
    • Phone: +39 051 4590
    • Website:
    • App: iTaxi, available for Android and iOS.
  3. Taxi Bianchi
    • Phone: +39 051 4151414
    • Website:
    • App: myTaxi (now Free Now), available for Android and iOS.


Bologna is easy to reach. There are various airlines that fly directly to Bologna as well as excellent train connections from the major cities in Italy. In case your preferred airline offers no direct flights to Bologna we recommend to book a flight to Milan and then take the direct train to Bologna. The high speed connection is fast and the tickets well-priced.

Bologna by plane

Guglielmo Marconi International Airport links Bologna with the main Italian and European airports. The airport is located just a few minutes from the city center and about 8 km (15’ by taxi) from “Palazzo della Cultura e dei Congressi”.  With the Marconi Express monorail, you can reach the Bologna airport from Bologna Central Train Station and the city center in 7 minutes. The airport is served also by taxis outside the terminal.

Bologna by train

Bologna Central Station is one of the largest railway hubs in Italy and Europe, handling over 700 regional, intercity and high-speed trains a day. Operated by Trenitalia and Italo, high-speed trains connect Bologna with the rest of Italy and many European cities.

Bologna by car

The city is at the junction of the A1, A14 and A13 highways, and so is easily accessible from anywhere in Italy. The A1 motorway (“Autostrada del Sole”) links Bologna with Milan, Florence and Rome. The A13 motorway links Bologna with Ferrara, Padua and Venice, while the A14 connects it with Rimini and Ravenna.


There are plenty of car hire agencies at the airport and downtown Bologna. Driving licences issued by any of the EU member states are valid throughout the European Union, including Italy.