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Getting to the congress venue: Fiera di Roma



Getting to Rome

By Air

Rome has two international airports: Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (Fiumicino) and Ciampino Airport. Fiumicino Airport is the closest to Fiera di Roma.

PREFERENTIAL FLIGHT TICKETS: The Official Airline Alliance: SkyTeam is the Official Alliance Network for air travel for ESC Congress 2016

More information and discounted rates

By Train

Rome's primary train station is Rome Termini.

Getting to/From the congress venue and City Centre

Location of Congress Venue

ESC Congress 2016 will take place in Rome at the Fiera Di Roma. The entry point is at the North Entrance only.

Fiera di Roma

North Entrance (Ingresso Nord)
Via Portuense 1645-1647
00148 Rome
Italy

From Airports

Fiumicino Airport to Fiera di Roma

The main international airport in Rome is Fiumicino Airport. The FL1 regional train stops at the Fiera di Roma and continues on to the city centre. The map below shows the FL1 train and its main stops in the city centre.

Caution: the Leonardo Express Train is a non-stop service that goes directly from the Fiumicino Airport to the Rome Termini railway station. It does not stop at the Fiera di Roma.

Fiumicino Airport to/from Fiera di Roma (Private Service*)

Delegates can book their transfers to/from Fiumicino Airport for €5.

Service available:

  • 27-28 August from Fiumicino Airport to Fiera di Roma
  • 30-31 August from Fiera di Roma to the Fiumicino Airport

*ESC assumes no responsibility for issues related to this private service

 

Rome Ciampino Airport to the City Centre

The secondary international airport is Ciampino Airport, which primarily services low-cost airlines. We recommend using direct bus services to Rome Termini railway station. From there,  you can take the metro to one of the ESC Transportation Points.

ESC assumes no responsibility for issues related to this service

 

By Bus from Airports to the City Centre

The following companies offer services from both airports, directly to the city centre to Rome Termini railway station. The journey time is approximately 40 minutes. Tickets can be booked online where you can also find detailed timetable information:
Terravision
Schiaffini
SIT

Frequency of the service:
Buses leave every 10 minutes (every 30 minutes from midnight until 4:30 am)

By Taxi

To City Centre

Fiumicino Airport to the City Centre
Estimated Cost: €35 - €55
Journey Time: 45-60 min

Ciampino Airport to the City Centre
Estimated Cost: €55-€75
Journey Time: 30-45 min

To Fiera di Roma

Fiumicino Airport to Fiera di Roma
Estimated Cost: €25-€30
Journey Time: 15 min

City Centre (Rome Termini) to Fiera di Roma
Estimated Cost: €55-€75
Journey Time: 45-60 min

ESC recommends using taxis licensed by the Municipality of Rome. They are white with a "TAXI" sign on the roof and a license number on the doors, on the back and on the inside the vehicle.

Complimentary ESC Transportation Pass: 10 Single Journey Tickets

When you pick up your badge and congress material, you will receive your complimentary 10 single journey tickets, included in your registration fee. They will enable you to travel to/from the Congress Centre, Fiera di Roma. These tickets can be used on metro, buses and trams within the Rome city limits, ending at Fiera di Roma, and thus, exclude the Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport.

To access the Congress Centre, ESC has set up a specialised service from Saturday to Wednesday morning to ensure that you arrive in the most efficient way.

With your transportation tickets you will be able to get to one of the three ESC Transportation Points:  Cornelia (bus), Laurentina (bus) and Ostiense (train). From there, a direct service will take you to Fiera di Roma.

Please return your unused transportation passes to the Transportation Help Desk. Unused tickets will be donated to a local charity.

City Centre to/from Fiera di Roma: ESC Transportation Points

To access the Congress Centre, ESC has set up a specialised service from Saturday to Wednesday morning to ensure that you arrive in the most efficient way. 

With your transportation tickets you will be able to get to one of the three ESC Transportation Points:
Cornelia (bus), Laurentina (bus) and Ostiense (train). From there, a direct service will take you to Fiera di Roma (see map below).

 

From Ostiense Station (By Train)
  • From metro station Piramide, follow the green flags to Ostiense train station
  • From Ostiense station take the FL1 Regional Train (direction Fiumicino Airport) to Fiera di Roma stop
  • Journey time: 30 minutes
  • See timetable (below)
From Cornelia Metro Station (By Bus)
  • From any of three metro exits, follow the red flags to buses 
  • Journey time: 45 minutes
  • See timetable (below)
From Laurentina Metro Station (By Bus)
  • From metro exit follow the blue flags to buses
  • Journey time: 45 minutes
  • See timetable (below)

 

Timetable From/To Fiera di Roma from/to ESC Transportation Points

Saturday
From/to 07:45-19:30 19:30-20:15
Ostiense (train) Every 15 minutes Every 15 minutes
Cornelia (bus) Every 15 minutes N/A
Laurentina (bus) Every 15 minutes N/A
Sunday to Tuesday
From/to 06:40-09:00 09:00-18:00 18:00-20:15
Ostiense (train) Every 15 minutes Every 15 minutes Every 15 minutes
Cornelia (bus) Every 15 minutes Hourly Every 15 minutes
Laurentina (bus) Every 15 minutes Hourly Every 15 minutes
Wednesday
From/to 07:15-08:45 08:45-20:15
Ostiense (train) Every 15 minutes Every 15 minutes
Cornelia (bus) Every 15 minutes N/A
Laurentina (bus) Every 15 minutes N/A

Please note that the times above are approximate

ESC Official Hotel Shuttles

A limited number of hotels, not located near public transport facilities, have direct transfers to/from the venue. The exact departure times are displayed in the hotel lobby of particular hotels with ESC Official Hotel Shuttles. ESC will ensure delegates arrive and depart at the following times to Fiera di Roma for those particular hotels:

Arrival at Fiera di Roma (From Hotel)

27 August: 08:00, 10:00, 12:00

28-30 August: 07:30, 08:15 

31 August: 08:00

Departure from Fiera Di Roma (To Hotel)

27 August: 16:00, 19:00, 20:00

28-30 August: 18:30, 20:30

31 August: No return service to hotels

Please check with your hotel as additional times may be announced.

Your Accommodation and Transportation Planner

An online interactive map is available to help you find your hotel and your detailed itinerary to the Congress Centre, including stations, directions and journey time.

Contact for Additional Information

If you have questions, please contact us:  transport-made-easy@escardio.org

At Fiera di Roma, a Transportation Help Desk, near the main entrance, is at your disposal for any questions.

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