How to Reach Padua


  • By Air: There is no commercial Padua airport but there is provision for private planes. The nearest commercial airports are Venezia Marco Polo, Treviso and Verona Valerio Catullo. These airports have connections from all over Europe. Visitors can commute to Padua from any of these airports by Bus or train.
  • By Train: Padua is a major junction in Veneto area and has train connectivity to Venezia (Venice, Trieste, and points East), Bologna (Bologna, Ferrara, Rovigo, Rome, Florence), Milano (Milan, Brescia, Verona, Vicenza) and Castelfranco (Belluno, Calalzo, Feltre). Eurostar, InterCity, EuroCity, InterRegionale, Regionale, InterCityNight, EuroNight, Espresso are the various kinds of trains that run through Padua.
  • By Car: Padua is well-connected to Europe by national and regional highways.


  • On Foot: Majority of the attractions in Padua are located in the historic city centre which can be explored on the foot.
  • By Bus: APS Mobilità runs the local bus transport systems and has connections to the entire city as well as near-by suburbs. This is probably the easiest way to get around Padua.
  • By Tram: The tram operates on the line SIR1 line has covers majority of the monuments, museums and local landmarks.
  • By car: Avoid getting around by a car as the streets are narrow and the traffic is huge.
  • By taxis: The public transport gives little chance for visitors to hire a taxi, but they can be spotted easily in the city centre.
  • By Bicycle: Being a flat city, riding a bicycle in Padua is interesting. Although, there are fewer streets with Bicycle lanes.