How to Reach Turin
HOW TO GET TO TURIN
- Turin's international airport is named after Italy's former President Sandro Pertini.
- It is located 15km north of the city centerin the town of Caselle, connected to Turin city by a convenient motorway.
- The main carriers to reach Torino from abroad are Lufthansa, Air France, Turkish Airlines.
- Alitalia is Italy's flagship airline, which operates flight from some European and Italian cities, a great option if you’re flying in from Rome or Naples.
- Some low fares airlines, like Ryanair and Easyjet are also abailable.
- The airport is connected to the city by train (to the station of Porta Dora), bus (with a regional bus service) and taxi.
- The SADEM bus service runs every 30-40 minutes from the airport to Torino's Porta Nuova train station. A ticket at a ticket kiosk inside the airport terminal will cost 6.50 euros. On the bus, it's 7 euros. With the Turin + Piemonte Card, the ride is only 5 euros.
- Travelling from the airport to the center of the city takes approximately 40 minutes.
- The TERRAVISION bus service started in August 2013, there are stops in the city as Lingotto station and Torino Esposizioni, the one-way ticket costs EUR 5.50, instead the return EUR 9.50.
- Turin is also reached from Malpensa airport, which may be cheaper to fly to. There is a bus service running ten times daily between the city and the airport. The ride takes 2 hours and costs 22 Euros (as of February 1, 2014).
- Turin has three main railway stations, Porta Nuova, Porta Susa and Lingotto FS.
- Porta Nuova and Porta Susa are stations dedicated to mid-range and long-range trains.
- Porta Susa (under renovation) serves trains to all northern regions of Italy (Milan, Venice, Aosta, and also Paris).
- Porta Nuova serves especially trains to the south (Genoa, Florence, Rome, Bologna).
- All trains coming from/going to the south of Turin, depart from Porta Nuova via Lingotto FS.
- A4. From Milan and Venice (six-lane toll motorway).
- A5. From Ivrea and Aosta (four-lane toll motorway).
- A6. From Fossano, Ceva, and Savona (four-lane toll motorway).
- A21. From Asti, Alessandria, Genoa, and Piacenza (four-lane toll motorway).
- A32. From Frejus and France (four-lane toll motorway).
- There are many buses from Milan, Milan airports, Lyon, Genoa.
HOW TO GET AROUND TURIN
- Turin tourism is nicely complemented by a it’s publi transport. The city has an efficient system of city connections with buses and trams managed by GTT and all relevant information can be found here on their official website.
- The City of Turin has recently a network of bicycle paths throughout the city that is over 150km long, a nice improvement on your regular Turin holidays. Construction is still going on though and while a bike-sharing service is provided by a company named ToBike, it's quite difficult for non-residents to obtain a ticket. If you’re willing to give it a shot, the Tobike shop located in Via Santa Chiara 26/F.
- All the main car hire companies are at Turin Airportin front of the Domestic Arrivals, Ground Floor-Level Zero.
- Taxis in Torino start the meter the moment your call is received and keep in mind that it is not customary to hail a taxi on the street.
- Pronto Taxi Tel: +39-011-5737
- Radio Taxi Tel: +39-011-5730
- EuropTaxi Tel: +39-011-19839026
- Turin Airport Tel: +39-011-9914419
- Main Railway station - Torino Porta Nuova Tel. +39-011-547331
- Via Sacchi ang. C.so Vittorio Emanuele II Tel: +39-011-657139