ECPR Standing Group/External
University of Trento, Italy, Trento SGEU Conference
15 - 18 June 2016




Travel and Local Information

All Panel Sessions will take place at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento, located at Via Verdi, 26) and at the nearby Department of Humanities (via Tommaso Gar, 14). The Department is located in the heart of the historic centre of Trento, just a short walk from the Cathedral (Piazza Duomo) and 10 minutes walk from the railway station.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Roundtable debate and reception on Friday, 17 June will take place in teh Aula Magna of the Department of Humanities at the University of Trento (Via Tomaso Gar 14, Trento).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to reach Trento

By car or coach

You can reach Trento by the following roads:

  • Strada Statale dell'Abetone e del Brennero SS12;

  • Autostrada del Brennero - A22 motorway; coming by A22 is necessary take the Trento Sud exit (Trento centro is closed) and follow the SS12 direction Trento centro;

  • Superstrada della Valsugana for those coming from Venice SS47;

  • Strada Statale 45 bis (Gardesana Occidentale) for those coming from Brescia.

 

For car parks in the city centre and surrounding area please click here.

 

By train

Two main lines reach Trento: the Brennero line (from Rome to Innsbruck) and the Valsugana line (from Venice to Trento). Timetable details from Ferrovie dello Stato or Öbb-Italia.

Trains run from Venice, Bologna & Milan. Timetable details and further information is available from Trenitalia.

 

By plane

The closest airports to Trento are the following:


Verona Catullo Airport - 90 km / 55 miles

Venezia Marco Polo - 125 km / 77 miles

Bergamo - 180 km / 111 miles

Milano Linate - 245 km / 152 miles

Milano Malpensa - 300km / 186 miles

Bolzano - 60 km / 37 miles

 

Transfers from Airports

Verona Airport is connected to the Verona Porta Nuova train station via a shuttle/Aerobus service that runs every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 minutes.

Venice Marco Polo Airport to Venice Mestre train Station. There is a bus (Actv) bus line 15 or Atvo Fly Bus Shuttle.  The journey time is approximately 20-25 minutes to the train station.

Milan Malpensa to Milan Centrale Station is operated via the Malpensa Shuttle/Bus which takes approximately 20 minutes. The Malpensa Express train runs every 30 minutes and takes approximately 30 minutes.

Bologna Airport to Bologna train Station via Aerobus shuttle service. It runs every 11 minutes.

 

Town travel

The town has an efficient urban travel system run by Trentino Trasporti spa. Extra urban buses are run by the same company (visit Trentino Trasporti spa website). Taxis can be caught anywhere in town or booked in advance on (+39) 0461 930002.  Alternatively you can hire bikes from terminals throughout the city, for more information click here.

 

Further information

The Trentino Region has many interesting monuments scattered all around the territory: museums, castles and attractions. Visit www.visittrentino.it for more information.

To find out more about the town of Trento visit: www.comune.tn.it or www.discovertrento.it.

 

 

 

 

"In all forms of Government the people is the true Legislator" - Edmund Burke


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