The Conference will be held in the "Lingotto" branch of Politecnico di Torino, hosted in the completely renewed buildings of the ancient FIAT car factory. The Lingotto building also hosts exhibitions of various kinds, a commercial centre with many restaurants, a music concert hall, a picture gallery, a four-star hotel.
How to reach us
The main railway stations (Porta Nuova and Porta Susa) are directly connected to the conference site by the metro (direction Lingotto, last stop). The metro is very frequent and fast: the trip takes about 15 minutes from Porta Susa and 8 minutes from Porta Nuova.
Torino airport "Sandro Pertini", Caselle (TO).
From the airport to the city centre (i.e. Porta Nuova railway station) take the Sadem bus in front of the arrivals exit. The ticket can be purchased at the ticket machine in the arrivals hall of the airport (one-way trip € 6,50) or on board ( € 7,50).
The trip lasts 50 minutes. The timetable can be found here. Once in Porta Nuova, to reach Lingotto take the metro (direction Lingotto, last stop).
N.B.: the railway connection between the airport and the city is not convenient!
Taxi from airport to Porta Nuova Station will cost about 35 €, and to Lingotto about 50 €.
Moreover Malpensa International Airport, one of the main European hubs connected to more than 120 cities all over the world, is located only 60 minutes' drive from Turin. SADEM bus company provides a shuttle service from Malpensa airport to Porta Susa railway station (it takes about 2h). Please follow this link for timetables.
Motorways A6 Turin-Savona, A4 Turin-Milan-Venice, A21 Turin-Piacenza-Bologna, A5 Turin-Aosta, A32 Turin-Bardonecchia connect Turin to most Italian cities, to France, Switzerland, Austria and the rest of Europe.
There is a single kind of ticket that can be used on all buses and trams as well as on the metro. The single ticket costs 1,50 € and is valid for 90 minutes. A two/three-days ticket is more convenient: it costs 7.5/10 €. Three-days ticket gives also unlimited access to all the network for 72 hours from the time of validation. Tickets can be purchased at the machines in the metro stations, at kiosks and tobacconists that display the blue logo "GTT" (Gruppo Torinese Trasporti)
A map of the public transportation lines of the city centre can be found here