The Orto Botanico di Padova is a botanical garden in Padua, in the northeastern part of Italy. Founded in 1545 by the Venetian Republic, it is the world’s oldest academic botanical garden that is still in its original location. The garden, affiliated with the University of Padua, currently covers roughly 22,000 square meters and is known for its special collections and historical design.
Conference will take place at:
The Botanical Garden,
Via Orto Botanico15,
Travelling to Padua
§ VENICE MARCO POLO is the nearest airport to Padua. From the airport, you can travel to Padua (49 km) by:
SITA coach, with 24 trips a day from 7:40 am to 10:40 pm (every 30-60 minutes). The coach takes about 1 hour and the ticket costs €8.50. Train from Venezia-Mestre station. The airport is linked to the train station (10 km away) by an ATVO shuttle bus or ACTV city bus No. 5
Air Service shared taxi service (from €34 per passenger up to a maximum of €118 for 8 passengers), or Landomas (from €31 per passenger up to a maximum of €90 for 5 passengers). Book at least 24 hours in advance.
§ VERONA VALERIO CATULLO You can travel to Padua (86 km) by train. The airport is linked to the train station (11 km away) by Aerobus until 11 pm.
§ TREVISO ANTONIO CANOVA This airport serves low-cost airlines. You can travel to Padua (62 km) by La Marca coach, with 34 trips a day, from 5:25 am to 8:15 pm (every 20-25 minutes). The coach takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes, and the ticket costs €4.30.
§ BOLOGNA GUGLIELMO MARCONI You can travel to Padua (120 km) by train. The airport is linked to the train station (9 km away) by Aerobus.
From the bus and railway station to the Venue
Tram Sir1 (running every 6 minutes – get off at the “Santo” stop) or Bus 3, 5, 12, 16 (every 5 minutes, get off at the “Riviera Businello” stop). The trip takes about 13 minutes and the ticket costs €1.30.
Radio Taxi Padova (phone: +39 049 651333)