Padova is a city located in Veneto, in the North-East of Italy. Surrounded by the Euganean hills, it is only 40 km from Venice, and it is characterized by several historical places.
If you travel by airplane there are two main airports that are very close to the city: the “Marco Polo” airport of Venice and the “G. Marconi” airport located in Bologna.
If you fly to Venezia:
For reaching Padua (Padova) from Venice (Venezia) airport “Marco Polo”:
For reaching Padua from Venice airport you can take the SITA bus direction “PADOVA”. You can get the ticket inside the airport at “BIGLIETTERIA A.T.V.O.”.
Another possibility is to book a shuttle from the airport to Padua: it is more affordable if you are travelling in group. Here below you can find more information on the website
Take the bus line 15 and get off at “Mestre FS” stop (Venezia-Mestre station). Bus tickets can be bought inside the airport at the box office “Venezia Unica”.At the following link you can find timetables and route maps of the buses (select “Line 15” from the list):
From the Venezia-Mestre railway station take the train to Padova. You can take a Regionale or Regionale Veloce train at the same price (the second is faster than the first one). There are about 4 train per hour. Tthe following link you can find train timetables:
If you fly to Bologna:
For reaching Padua (Padova) from Bologna (Venezia) airport “G. Marconi”:
Take the bus Aerobus and get off at railway station. It runs every 11 minutes every day of the year price 6 Euros http://aerobus.bo.it/en#r1
From railway station take the train to Padova. You can take a Regionale or Regionale Veloce train at the same price (the second is faster than the first one)or eurostar and freccia bianca (they are more expensive). There are about 4 train per hour. The following link you can find train timetables:
City tours of Padova during EAS 2020
Padova is a very intriguing city, rich of historical and artistical sites, like the Scrovegni chapel, Basilica of Sant’Antonio, Prato della Valle, and Palazzo della Ragione.
Below you can find some useful online resources for visiting this charming city: