How to reach Padova?

BY CAR

  • Motorway Venezia – Milano (A4)
    • exit Padova Est if you are arriving from Venice
    • exit Padova Ovest if you are arriving from Milan
  • Motorway Bologna – Padova (A13)
    • exit Padova Sud

PAY ATTENTION TO ZTL ZONE: in Padua city centre there is a ZTL zone, an area in which car traffic is restricted. From 8 am to 8 pm no car traffic can enter the central streets, unless the car has a special permit allowing it. More info at http://www.padovanet.it/ambiente-e-territorio/ztl-zona-traffico-limitato

BY TRAIN

tain timetables: visit the official website of Trenitalia https://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en )

The terminal is well-linked with Italian cities and many European cities.

Train timetables: visit the official website of Trenitalia https://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en

FROM PADUA RAILWAY STATION TO THE CITY CENTRE:

  • by taxi : max. 10 minutes, tel:049651333,
  • by bus or tram (APS): departures every 5 minutes, bus no. 8, 10, 12,18 and the metrotram
  • on foot: the Scrovegni Chapel is only 10 minutes far; the city centre 15-20 minutes

AIRPORTS

VENICE Aeroporto Marco Polo (Tessera): it is the nearest one to Padua. From this airport you can reach Padua in the following ways:

  • By taxi (it takes 40-60 minutes):
    • RADIOTAXI: call 049 651333 at least 24 hours in advance to get on a collective taxi
    • LANDOMAS: call 049 8601426.
    • AIRSERVICE: collective bus shuttle call 049 8744025
  • By bus: from Venice Airport to Padua Train Station, every 30 minutes from 6am to 11pm on working-days and approximately every hour on feastdays
  • By train:, first take a regular bus from Venice Airport to Mestre Train Station and then a train from Mestre to Padua (it takes approx. 40 minutes).

VERONA Aeroporto Valerio Catullo (Villafranca Veronese): A shuttle service connects Verona airport with Verona Train Station. From Verona trains to Padua every 2 hours during the day, it takes about 2 hours)

TREVISO Aeroporto Antonio Canova: On working days from 7 am to 8 pm there are regular buses every 30 minutes connecting Padua with the airport in Treviso (it takes approximately 1 hour with regular traffic, but it can take longer depending on the traffic).