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Italy and turin

Torino is at the crossroads of Europe and the city wishes to take full advantage of this favourable position, and makes every effort to be a real European and, more ambitiously, a world city.
Torino is easy to reach by plane, car and train. Many daily flights link Torino to the main Italian and European cities, while a very efficient railway and motorway network guarantees fast and easy journeys.

By air
Torino's international airport 'Sandro Pertini' is located 16 km north-west of the town centre at Caselle. For comprehensive information on flight timetables and companies, and travel to and from the airport, please visit the website

Shuttle Bus from and to Caselle Airport
One-way fare: Euro 5,00 (subject to change)
Journey time: 40 minutes
Information +39 011 3000611 -

a) From Caselle Airport to City (Terminal at Porta Nuova Main Railway Station)
- Departure Location Domestic Arrivals, Ground Floor-Level Zero
- Frequency every 30 minutes from 06:30 to 08:30
every 45 minutes from 09:00 to 16:30
every 30 minutes from 17:15 to 22:15
every 45 minutes from 22:45 to 23:30
- Purchase of Tickets News-stand, ticket office, ticket machine, and aboard

b) From downtown Torino to Caselle Airport

- Departure Location Porta Nuova Main Railway Station corner
Corso V. Emanuele II, 58
- Frequency every 30 minutes from 05:15 to 07:45
every 45 minutes from 08:15 to 15:45
every 30 minutes from 16:30 to 20:30
every 45 minutes from 21:00 to 22:30
- Purchase of Tickets Bars next to the bus terminal and aboard.

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Taxis are available outside the terminal building. A taxi ride to the city centre takes about 30-45 minutes and will cost roughly EUR 35.
A new railway line links the airport to Dora railway station which is just outside Torino's city centre (Via Giachino 10). Tickets cost EUR 3, and the trip takes about 20 minutes. For more information visit the website (in Italian) of the Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (
You can also travel to Torino via Milano's Malpensa airport. A shuttle bus from the airport will take you directly to Torino in about two hours, tickets cost EUR 17.50. Or you can take a bus from the airport to Milano central station and then a train to Torino: the bus costs EUR 4.50 and the train EUR 7.90 (second class) or EUR 12.55 (first class). The train journey to Torino takes about two hours.

By rail
The main railway stations in Torino are Porta Nuova (Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 53) and Porta Susa (Piazza XXVII Dicembre 8). Information about national train services can be found on There are national and international intercity services daily.

By road
Torino is connected via motorway to most major European cities; Milano in 60 minutes (140 km), Genoa in 90 (170 km), Nice (220 km) and Geneva (252 km) in two and a half hours, Lyon in three hours and Zürich in four.

Transports in Torino
Most of the hotels selected for the Symposium are within walking distance to the Torino Incontra Conference Centre.

A very efficient public transport network serves Torino, with buses and trams crossing the city from 05.00 to midnight. Tickets can be bought in tobacconists, newsagents and other places exhibiting a special sign: ask your hotel for the nearest. There are various ticket possibilities: an ordinary urban ticket valid for 70 minutes; a block of 15 tickets, etc. For further information on tickets and routes, please visit the website (in Italian). For useful maps of Torino, visit

Every city district has at least one taxi rank, and it is also possible to call or reserve a taxi. Taxi numbers: Centrale Radio tel +39-011-57 37, Radio Taxi tel +39-011-57 30/ +39-011-33 99. The GTT (Gruppo Torinese Trasporti) organises a transport service for the disabled using taxis: tel +39-011-581 16. Taxis can be called by phone and the porters at the hotels can help participants to get one. All taxis have taximeters.