CSIS – Center for Social Inequality Studies
c/o Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale
via Verdi, 26 - 38122 Trento
e-mail: csis [at] unitn.it
The Department is located in the heart of the historic city centre of Trento, just a short walk from the Cathedral (Piazza Duomo) and 10 minutes walk from the railway station.
Nearby parking areas are: San Severino and Lung’Adige.
How to reach Trento
Two main lines reach Trento: the Brennero line (from Rome to Innsbruck) and the Valsugana line (from Venice to Trento). From Venice it may be faster to take a train to Verona and then from Verona to Trento. Those coming from Milan should take a train to Verona and than from Verona to Trento. Timetable details from Trenitalia or Öbb-Italia.
The closest airports to Trento are the following:
- Verona Catullo Airport - 90 km from Trento.
This airport is the best option to reach Trento, but it has direct flight connections only with the main European airports. The airport has a shuttle bus service with quick and frequent connections to the railway station of Verona. From there it takes about one hour to reach Trento by train. It is also possible to take a taxi directly from the airport to Trento, but it will be quite expensive (about 160 euros).
If you are travelling by car from Verona airport, take the motorway A22, direction Brennero, from the entrance Verona nord.
- Venezia Marco Polo - 125 km from Trento.
The airport is connected to the nearby railway stations of Venice-Santa Lucia and Mestre-Venice by scheduled bus services. It takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach Trento from Venice railway station (most of the times you have to change train in Verona).
If you are travelling by car from Venice airport, take the SS14 and then continue on A27, take the exit direction Milano/Bologna and continue on motorway A4 Milano-Venezia, direction Milano. After 70 km, take the exit Brennero/Verona direction Brennero and take the A22.
- Milano Malpensa – 300 km from Trento.
This is the largest intercontinental airport in Northern Italy. Also from Malpensa there are several shuttle services to Milano Centrale station, but it takes about 50 min to reach it (please note that Malpensa Airport has two terminals). From Milano Centrale, take the train to Trento (you have to change train in Verona). The journay from Milano Centrale to Trento will take 3 hours approximately.
If you are travelling by car from Milano Malpensa airport, take the strada statale SS336 direction A8 Milano. Then take the Tangenziale nord, direction Venezia and then take the A4 motorway, direction Venezia. After 100 km take the Peschiera exit and follow direction to A22 motorway, direction Brennero.
- Bolzano - 60 km from Trento.
This is a small airport close to Trento. There is a bus stop 600 meters far from the airport that will take you to the railway station in town. There is a direct train from Bolzano to Trento almost every half an hour and it takes from 30 to 50 minutes to reach Trento.
If you are travelling by car from Bolzano airport, just take the motorway A22, direction Modena (entrance Bolzano sud). After 45 km take the exit Trento nord and follow the SS12, direction centro.
- Milano Linate - 245 km from Trento.
This is the closest airport to Milan. From Milano Linate you can reach the railway Milano Centrale via shuttle service in about 25 minutes (departures every 30 minutes). From Milano Centrale, take the train to Trento (you have to change train in Verona). The journay from Milano Centrale to Trento will take 3 hours approximately.
If you are travelling by car from Milano Linate airport, take motorway A4 Milano/Venezia direction Venezia. After 100 km, take the Peschiera exit and follow direction to A22 motorway. Take the A22, direction Brennero.
By car or coach
You can reach Trento by the following roads:
- Strada Statale dell'Abetone e del Brennero SS12;
- Autostrada del Brennero - A22 motorway (phone: +39 0461 980085); coming by A22 is necessary take the Trento Sud exit (Trento centro is closed) and follow the SS12 direction Trento centro;
- Superstrada della Valsugana for those coming from Venice SS47;
- Strada Statale 45 bis (Gardesana Occidentale) for those coming from Brescia.
You can find a parking map at the website: http://www.comune.trento.it/Citta/Come-orientarsi/Parcheggi/Mappa-parcheggi
The town has an efficient urban travel system (yellow and purple buses) run by Trentino Trasporti S.p.a. Extra urban buses are run by the same company. If you visit the Trentino Trasporti office at the main railway station you can pick up a timetable “Guida ai trasporti del Trentino”. Taxis can be caught anywhere in town or booked on the phone number (+39) 0461 930002.
Here please find a list of accommodation options in the area of Trento.
The Trentino Region has many interesting monuments scattered all around the territory: museums, castles and attractions. For further information visit http://www.visittrentino.it/en