Travel & Lodging
The nearest and most convenient airport is Venice Marco Polo Airport, around 50 Km from Padova, well connected to Padova by public or private transportation and conveniently linked with all major European airports. Other airports are: Treviso (60 km, mostly used by low-cost airline companies), Verona V.Catullo (90 Km) and Bologna G. Marconi (120 Km).
Collective transfer service: we can book a collective transfer service on your behalf (AirService) from Venice Marco Polo Airport or from Treviso Airport to your hotel and return. It is a shared taxi/minibus shuttle service which takes you directly to your hotel. Cost per person/per way € 37,00 (Venice Airport) - € 44,00 (Treviso Airport). You can book one way or round trip with a discount of € 4,00. You can pay by credit card or cash to the driver. In Venice Airport you will find the driver by the Arrivals Hall, on the right, holding a sign with AirService logo.
Regular bus service (BUSITALIA) connects Venice Airport to Padova. It takes about 60/70 minutes to reach Padova, depending on traffic. Bus leaves every hour at 40 past the hour. After June 6, the timetable may change, therefore we suggest you verify before your departure. The cost of a ticket is € 8,50 per person/per each way plus luggage. You can buy tickets in Venice Airport at the ATVO/ACTV Ticket Desk at the ground floor. Final stop in Padova: bus station is located nearby the railway station.
Private taxi service: a taxi costs around € 120,00/140,00 one way.
By car: Padova is linked by highways with Venezia – Milano (A4) and Rome/-Bologna (A13): follow the green highway (autostrade) signs. To reach the city center:
- Coming from Venice take the Padova EST exit
- Coming from Milano take the Padova OVEST exit
- Coming from Rome/Bologna take the Padova SUD exit
Hotels in Padova City Center
The center of Padova does not have a large hotel accommodation capacity. Therefore, we recommend you book as soon as possible to ensure accommodation. Find hotels in Padova.
If you wish to book the hotel Methis, use the promo code EURODEM to get a special rate.
Hotel Methis **** - Riviera Paleocapa 70 – Padova www.methishotel.it
- Walking distance from Palazzo del Bo, University of Padova = 1,3 km.
- Walking distance from University Hospital = 2 km
The currency in Italy is the Euro.
Banks offer most favorable exchange rates, unlike exchange booths at airports, rails.
The electrical current in most of Italy is 220 volts, 50 cycles alternating current (AC); the United States runs on 110 volts, 60 cycles AC current. In the United States, wall outlets accept plugs with two flat prongs. In Italy, instead, you need continental-type plugs, which have two round prongs.
In June the climate in Padova is usually hot, sunny, and humid. Temperatures range between 25°C and 35°C.
International Dialing Code
Italy country code: +39, city code: 049 (always dial the 0 – even from abroad).
- To call the U.S.: dial 00 + 1 + phone number.
- To call Europe: your country code (0044 – 0034 – 0033 etc…) + phone number.
UPDATE: EuroDem 2020 Is Postponed
As we continue to monitor the impact of COVID-19, it has become clear that it is not possible to proceed with EuroDEM in Padova, Italy on June 16-17 of this year.