How to reach the Conference

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The Conference takes place in the Conference Hall (Aula Magna) of the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences (Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari - DISTAL) of the University of Bologna, located in Bologna, Viale Giuseppe Fanin n. 44. The Conference Hall is in the north wing of the DISTAL department building, with access from the courtyard.

From the Bologna airport "G. Marconi" to Bologna city centre, taxis and a shuttle-bus service are available at the airport:

  • by taxi: it takes about 15'-25' to reach the main railway station (Bologna Centrale) and the city centre. Price is about 20 €.
  • by shuttle-bus: the shuttle-bus  Aerobus-BLQ takes about 30' to reach the Bologna Centrale railway station with several stops in the city centre. It runs every 11 minutes every day of the year. Tickets (price 6 €) can be purchased on-line or at the automatic vending machines located in the airport, and in the Bologna Centrale railway station at the Aerobus-BLQ departure point. For more information on timetable and tickets visit the Aerobus-BLQ  website.


From Bologna Centrale railway station and from the city centre to the Conference venue:

  • From Bologna Centrale railway station: the bus n. 35 (direction: Fiera/Facoltà di Agraria) leaves just in front the station and stops in front of the DISTAL department building (bus stop Facoltà di Agraria) after about 30' trip. See the bus n. 35 time table.


  • From the city centre (Piazza Nettuno, via Indipendenza, via Irnerio) you can take the bus line n. 20 (direction: Pilastro). Get off the bus at the bus stop Deledda (about 20' from city centre), then:
    • walk ahead in the same direction and, after 20 mt, turn right in Via Sighinolfi;
    • go ahead for 150 mt and turn left in Via Larga;
    • after 100 mt turn right in Via Martinetti, then take the first street on the left, Via Arriguzzi: at the end of via Arriguzzi, the DISTAL-department building is in front of you.
    • See the bus n. 20 timetable.


Bus tickets can be purchased at ticket machines, tobacco shops and newsstands (1.30 €) and on board (1.50 €). For more information on tickets and prices visit the TPER website.

Reaching the Conference venue with the FICO-bus.

The DISTAL Department building is located just beside FICO-EATALY WORLD, the new big agri-food park in Bologna, and you can reach the Conference venue with the FICO-bus, the shuttle service that connects the Bologna Centrale railway station to FICO-EATALY, running every day, every 30 minutes, from 9.30 a.m., to 0.30 in the night. From the terminus of the FICO-bus line at FICO-EATALY WORLD you can follow a path acceding to the DISTAL department area. Standard one-way ticket price is 5 €, but you can find other solutions (including possibility of combined trips linking the Bologna airport, the railway station, and FICO-EATALY WORLD) at the FICO-bus website.

Travelling by car (motorway):

  • Take the motorway A14 and get off at the exit Bologna Fiera. Get out from the Fiera district by taking Viale Europa northwards (the opposite way to the city centre), then continue to Viale Tito Carnacini and Viale Giuseppe Fanin: here you can see the DISTAL department building on the north side of the street. You can also follow the indications to CAAB/FICO or FICO-EATALY WORLD.

Area of the "Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari (DISTAL)"

Via Giuseppe Fanin, 46, 40127 Bologna BO, Italia


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