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Easily reachable by plane, car and train, Padova is strategically located in the North-East part of Italy, in Veneto region between Venice and Verona. The city’s railway station and the nearby airports in Venice, Treviso, Verona and Bologna provide excellent connections with the rest of Italy and further afield.

In order to ease the travel preparations for your trip to Italy for the upcoming Congress, we suggest you to visit the dedicated page of the official website of the Italian Government for any needed information on traveling to Italy!

We also recommend you not to forget to check if your Country requires special documentation to leave.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Padua!


The nearest Airports are Venice (approx. 45 kms), Treviso (approx. 60 kms) and Verona (approx. 90 kms).

Venezia “Marco Polo” Airport 
From the airport, you can reach Padua by:

  • SITA coach (every 30 minutes) until 10 pm
  • Train from Venezia–Mestre railway station. The airport is linked to Venezia-Mestre train station by ATVO Fly bus or ACTV city bus no. 5. The bus stop is on the second lane outside the Airport Arrivals hall. More info available clicking here.
  • At the Mestre railway station you can take a train directly to Padova.

Treviso “Antonio Canova” Airport 
This airport serves most of all low-cost airlines. You can travel to Padua by La Marca coach until 8.30 pm or by train. The airport is linked to Treviso train station by ACTT bus no. 6. At the Treviso railway station you can take a train directly to Padova.

More info available clicking here.

Verona “Valerio Catullo” Airport 
From the airport, we suggest to travel to Padua by train. The airport is linked to Verona train station by Aerobus until 11 pm. At the Verona Porta Nuova railway station you can take a train directly to Padova.

More info available clicking here.

Other possible options as arrival or departure airports could be:

  • Bologna Airport (120 kms). More info available clicking here
  • Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport (190 kms). More info available clicking here
  • Milan Linate Airport (240 kms). More info available clicking here

For a shuttle bus service or a private transfer to Padua, you can also make your reservation with:

Air Service – Official website

Book at least 24 hours in advance


Padua railway station is a 15-minute walk from the old city centre; there are direct train services to Venice, Trieste, Verona, Milan, Bologna, Florence and Rome.
For timetables and information:   

Congress Venue

Congress Centre Albino Luciani
Via Egidio Forcellini 170/A – 35128 Padua

Click here or on the QR code below to open on Google Map the Congress Venue position.


English is the official language for all the scientific sessions and no simultaneous translation will be available.


For information please contact the Organizing Secretariat at



To get the latest update regarding necessary documents to enter or depart from Italy please check the Italian Government official site and Viaggiare Sicuri.


Following the latest Italian and European laws in terms of COVID-19 pandemic emergency, OIC Srl as Organizing Secretariat developed a detailed COVID-19 Protocol.

In case of any more questions, please feel free to ask us writing to

TOP 3 IMPORTANT THINGS to know about COVID-19 and IGM 2022 in Padua:


In Italy a valid GREEN PASS is mandatory to access the Congress venue and the main means of transport (airplanes, high-speed trains and buses).


In all the main Airports, it is possible to take a molecular or antigenic test carried out by means of a swab. More info and details clicking here: Venice, Treviso and Verona Airports.


If you want to be updated on the latest rules for traveling to/from Italy you can always check the official Italian Government’s website: Info Covid Viaggiare Sicuri.

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