Book your flights to the “EHPS Conference 2017”online at and save ‘15% on all applicable fares!

To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher field on the Austrian homepage booking engine:

Code: EHPS17


  • Booking period: now until September 2nd, 2017
  • Valid for flights to Venice via Vienna and return as of August 22nd, 2017 until September 9th, 2017 (final date for return flight) on OS operated flights.

Book your flights here!

Visa and Letter of Invitation

You may need a visa to enter Italy. Please check Italian Regulations.

A Letter of Invitation can be issued to participants who have registered and paid for the EHPS 2017 conference. To request a Letter of Invitation, please contact  with the following information:

  • Your name as it appears on your passport
  • Citizenship
  • Passport number
  • Current postal mailing address
  • Your affiliation (incl. postal address)
  • If you have a paper accepted to the conference, please state the title of the paper

Letters of Invitation will be issued via email in PDF format.

Airport Shuttle Bus

To make the reservation go to:

For any request:

AirService is the collective shuttle bus service, which picks you up at the airport and takes you comfortably to your accommodation in Padua.

As an EHPS participant you will have a dedicated service, with English speaking drivers and small snack at your arrival.

When you make the reservation, insert the word “ehps2017” in the note field.

The transfer is made with the latest Mercedes Sprinter 8 seater model. Drivers are qualified in accordance with the legislation in force, and are available for any request in relation to your journey.

The AirService Shuttle Bus offers collective transport to Padua and to all city of the Veneto from the following airports:

  • Venice Airport – Marco Polo (VCE)
  • Treviso Airport – Antonio Canova (TSF)
  • Bologna Airport – Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ)
  • Verona Airport – Valerio Catullo (VRN)
  • Bergamo Airport – Orio al Serio (BGY)
  • *Milan – Malpensa (MXP)
  • *Milan – Linate (LIN)

*Transfers from Milan Airports are not available through In case you need shuttle service from Milan Malpensa (MXP) or Milan Linate (LIN) Airports, please contact

Traveling to Padova

Padova is in the North East of Italy between several of the most famous cities in Italy, all UNESCO world heritage sites. It is situated about 30 km southwest of Venice, about 30 km east of Vicenza, the city of Palladio, and about 80 km east of Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet and the open air opera festival in the Roman Arena. About 80 km south of Padova lies Ferrara, famous for its medieval castle, about 120 km south Bologna with the oldest university in the Western World and about 250 km south the famous city of Florence. All these cities can easily be reached from Padova by train.

by air


  • VENEZIAMARCO POLO” airport is the nearest one to Padua. From the airport, travel to Padova (49 km) by:

Bus: You can reach Padua city centre by FSBusitalia bus.

Train: Take ACTV line 15 bus or the ATVO MESTRE EXPRESS shuttle to Venezia Mestre railway station, then take a train to Padova (visit Trenitalia or Italo Treno websites).

Taxi: Air Service or Landomas Book at least 24 hours in advance.

  • VERONAVALERIO CATULLO” airport. From the airport, travel to Padova (86 km) by train. The airport is linked to the train station by Aerobus until 11 pm.
  • TREVISOANTONIO CANOVA” airport. This airport serves low-cost airlines. Travel to Padova (62 km) by La Marca coach until 8.30 pm or by train. The airport is linked to the train station by ACTT bus no. 6.
  • BOLOGNAGUGLIELMO MARCONI” airport. From the airport, travel to Padova (120 km) by train. The airport is linked to the train station (6 km) by Aerobus.
by train


Padova train station is a 15-minute walk from the old city centre; there are train services to Venice, Trieste, Verona, Milan, Bologna, Florence and Rome. For timetables and information please click here.

From Padova train station to the Venue:

  • By taxi: max. 5 minutes, tel:049651333
  • By bus or tram (APS): departures every 10 minutes, bus no. 18 for the venue. Departures every 5 minutes, bus no. 8, 10, 12, 18 and the tramway for the city centre
  • On foot: the venue is only 10 minutes far
by car


  • A4 Torino – Trieste. Exit at Padova Ovest and Padova Est
  • A13 Bologna – Padova. Exits at Padova Sud and Padova Zona Industriale

ATTENTION: in Padua city centre there is a ZTL zone, an area in which car traffic is restricted. From 8am to 8pm no car traffic can enter the central streets, unless the car has a special permit allowing it. See more details here (in Italian only) or write to