QCALL School of Quantum Communications Networks will be held in the beautiful city of Padova, 40 km west of Venice. Locating in a historic country such as Italy, one can benefit from multiple airports and routes to get here. There are also plenty of accommodation options one can choose from. Successful applicants are encouraged to secure their accommodation as soon as their registration is completed. The School will be held at the Department of Information Engineering, Via Gradenigo 6B – 35131, Padova, of University of Padova.
How to get to Padova
Venezia “Marco Polo” Airport
From the airport, travel to Padova (49 km) by:
– SITA coach (every 30 minutes) until 10 pm
– Train from Venezia–Mestre railway station. The airport is linked to the train station by ATVO Fly bus or ACTV city bus no. 5
– Air Service (tel. 049 8704425, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Landomasminibus (tel. 049 8600382, email@example.com). Book at least 24 hours in advance
Treviso “Antonio Canova” Airport
The airport serves low-cost airlines. Travel to Padova (62 km) by La Marca coach until 8.30 pm or by train. The airport is linked to the train station by ACTT bus no. 6.
Verona “Valerio Catullo” Airport
From the airport, travel to Padova (86 km) by train. The airport is linked to the train station by Aerobus until 11 pm.
Bologna “Guglielmo Marconi” Airport
From the airport, travel to Padova (120 km) by train. The airport is linked to the train station (6 km) by Aerobus.
Milano Linate Airport
From Linate, travel to Padova (240 km) by train from Milan Central Station. The airport is linked to the train station by ATM bus.
Milano Malpensa Airport
From Malpensa, travel to Padova (281 km) by train from Milan Central Station. The airport is linked to the train station by the Malpensa Shuttle (every 20 minutes).
By Car (toll motorways)
A4 Torino – Trieste. Exits at Padova Ovest and Padova Est
A13 Bologna – Padova. Exits at Padova Sud and Padova Zona Industriale
The railway station is a 15-minute walk from the old city centre; there are train services to Venice, Trieste, Verona, Milan, Bologna, Florence and Rome.
For timetables and information:
Trenitalia (high speed and local trains)
Italo (high speed trains)
Bus stop: via vecchio Gasometro (near piazzale Boschetti), Padova
Bus stop: viale della Pace, Autostazione,15-minute walk from the old city centre. This is near to Padua Railway Station for all local connections. The are local bus stops serving Padova nearby and the tram stop outside the station serves line SIR1.