Getting to Padova
Venice Marco Polo Airport www.veniceairport.it/en/ is the nearest airport to Padova. It has daily flights to/from most European cities. It is connected with Padua city centre with a shuttle bus service by FSBusitalia.
More details and timetable are available at the following link http://www.veniceairport.it/en/transport/padua.html
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. Please check the website www.airserviceshuttle.it/en/ for rates and online reservation.
The other closest airport is Venice Treviso airport (~56km) www.trevisoairport.it/en/, located in Treviso. Like the main Venice Airport, it has daily flights to and from most European cities and it is connected to Padua through the Bus 101. The bus stop is just outside the arrival area. For more details and timetable click the link www.mobilitadimarca.it/extraurbanomom
Padua railway station is connected with the major Italian cities. Verona is reached in 50 minutes, Milan in 2h and Bologna in 1h. For information and timetable please visit the following links, Trenitalia Website www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en or Italo Website http://www.italotreno.it/en
In front of Padova railway station there are the taxi ranks and the city bus stops.
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”
Follow the road signs to the city centre (Prato della Valle or Cappella degli Scrovegni) where you’ll find car parks. More details about parking are available at the following link www.parcheggipadova.it/
Getting around Padova
Taxis can be found in front of the Railway Station or call 0039 049 651333 – www.taxipadova.it/home-eng
by tram or by bus
The tickets for the APS buses (local buses) and tram are available at the APS office outside the railway station, at the ticket machine outside the railway station and at most tobacconist shops in town.
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.
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 http://www.turismopadova.it/en/context/423
For more info for your stay in Padova click here www.venetoinside.com/discover-veneto/venice-art-cities/padua/