HOW TO GET TO BOLOGNA
Visit Bologna Welcome website to plan your travel to Bologna
FROM & TO THE AIRPORT
"Guglielmo Marconi" Airport
Bologna international airport is named Guglielmo Marconi. The airport is very close to the city at about 6 km and is very well serviced by European flights as well as low cost airlines.
A dedicated shuttle (Aerobus) connects the Airport of Bologna (Marconi) to the city, leaving from Bologna Train Station every 15 minutes from early morning (5.30) to around 11.00 pm (23.00) at night.
Guglielmo Marconi's airport website | To & from airport
PASSPORT & VISA REQUIREMENTS
Every visitor travelling to Italy must have a valid passport and a visa if required. Visas are not required for participants from the USA, Japan, EU and most other European countries.
If in doubt, please confirm if you need one with your travel agent or Italian consulate. For further information, please visit the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at
LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
The Organizers do not assume responsibility for injury and/or damage involving people or property during the Symposium. Participants are advised to take out their own personal insurance.
The weather in Bologna during summer is warm to hot, sunny and pleasant. The average temperatures are 27-33 °C during the day, and 21-27 °C during the evening. Attendants are invited to look at the weather forecast before leaving.
The official currency in Italy is EURO. Foreign currency, traveler’s cheques and Eurocheques can be exchanged at the airport upon arrival, as well as at all the major banks located through Bologna.
BANKING & SHOPPING HOURS
Banks open from: 08.20 -13.20 and from 14.35 -16.05 Monday to Friday.
Shops open from 09.00 to 12.30 and 16.00 to 19.30 Monday to Saturday and from 09.00-12.30 on Thursday.
An adaptor is necessary for electrical appliances in Italy (220 volts AC, 50 cycles).