Travel Info

Getting to Padova

by air

Venice Marco Polo Airport 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

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 for rates and online reservation.

The other closest airport is Venice Treviso airport (~56km), 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

by train

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 or Italo Website

In front of Padova railway station there are the taxi ranks and the city bus stops.

by car

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


Getting around Padova​

by taxi

Taxis can be found in front of the Railway Station or call 0039 049 651333 –

by tram or by bus

Public transport APS

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.​

by car

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.

Padova CARD

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

Padova MAP

Visit the link
to download the city map

Padova TIPS

For more info for your stay in Padova click here