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

 Info Autostrade

ATTENTION: in Padua city centre there is a ZTL zone, an area in which car traffic is restricted. From 8am to 8pm no car traffic can enter the central streets, unless the car has a special permit allowing it. See more details at this page

(in Italian only)> or write to info@turismopadova.it

Tourist Buses 

  • 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
Info Autostrade

 Parking for buses

  •  at Piazza Y. Rabin, close to Prato della Valle, entrance from via Cinquantottesimo Fanteria; follow signs to Prato della Valle. Piazza Rabin is just 5 minute walk from the Basilica of St.Anthony and 15 minute walk from the city centre Prices and map at www.apsholding.it
  • at Piazzale Boschetti, entrance from via Trieste. This parking place is just a 5 minute walk  from the Scrovegni Chapel and 15 minutes from the city centre. Prices and map at www.apsholding.it

 By train

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

Train timetables

Airports

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

taxi

(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

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 approximatly 1 hour with regular traffic but it can take longer depending on the traffic). Go to the bus timetable http://ro.autobus.it/ro/asp/RicercaOrari.asp?User=SITA