GOING TO TORINO
1. Torino Airport
The international airport is about 16 km from the city centre, about half an hour’s drive, and boasts a good transport service to the town centre, both by bus and train, as well as taxis of course. The airport has daily flights to major Italian and European cities.
Getting to the airport:
- By bus – the centre of Torino is easily reachable in 30 minutes using the ARRIVA bus service. https://torino.arriva.it/linee-aeroportuale-tpl-torino-centro-torino-airport/
- By taxi – the taxi area is located at the exit of the arrivals terminal and reaches the city centre in about 30 minutes.
2. Milano Malpensa International Airport
This airport is located about 100 km from Torino and offers daily international and intercontinental flights.
Getting to the airport:
- By car – from Torino: A4 Milano-Torino motorway, exit Novara, S.S. (national road) 32, direction Oleggio, follow the directions for Malpensa. From Alessandria/Genoa: A26 motorway, exit Sesto Calende, direction Somma Lombardo, follow the directions for Malpensa.
- By bus – daily connections with Torino https://torino.arriva.it/linee-commerciali-torino-milano-malpensa/, journey time 2 hours approximately.
Piemonte’s railway system has more than 2,000 km. Piemonte’s central location in relation to the most important European rail connections is also reinforced by the high-speed line, already partly operational, which will be completed in the next few years.
Piemonte is equipped with efficient and modern access routes and is reachable from all over Europe through five motorways:
- A32 Torino – Fréjus from France;
- A5 Torino – Monte Bianco from France and Switzerland;
- A4 Torino Milano – Venezia from central and eastern Europe;
- A6 Torino – Savona from Liguria and southern France;
- A21 Torino – Piacenza from central and southern Italy.
By Local Public Transport
GTT – Gruppo Torinese Trasporti – runs Torino’s urban transport service with an efficient network of buses, trams, railways and an automatic underground line (the first driverless underground railway in Italy)
GOING TO LINGOTTO CONFERENCE CENTRE
The Lingotto Congress Centre is 10 minutes from the centre of Turin and the Porta Nuova train station. Connections can be made by underground bus and tram. The Lingotto train station can be reached via the Olympic footbridge.
Visitors arriving from motorways or from city by-pass will be guided directly to Lingotto’s underground car parks by road signs.
Turin’s Sandro Pertini airport is 16 km from the city centre and can be reached in 80 minutes by taxi at a fixed rate.
PASSPORT AND VISA
To enter Italy, you will need to show a valid passport, or national identity card if you are an EU/EEA citizen. If you are not an EU/EEA citizen, you will need to show further documentation, please consult your embassy to check the requirements applicable to you.
Attendees must have registered and paid the required registration fees before requesting an official letter of invitation. All requests should be sent by e-mail to [email protected]. Foreign participants should contact the Italian Embassy or Consulate in their home country to determine their particular Visa requirements. Please note that the organisers will not be able to assist participants with their Visa application and cannot intervene with Embassies or Consulates on behalf of any participant.
Please note that the Visa letter only aims at assisting participants who need to obtain a Visa or permission to attend the congress and it is not a commitment from the organisers to cover any kind of expenses or to provide any financial support. All expenses incurred in relation to the congress remain the sole responsibility of the participant.