How to get to the Congress?

The EMAS Congress 2021 takes place 8 – 10 September 2021 at Firenze Fiera at the Fortezza da Basso.

Arriving by Train

Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the main station in Florence and is located in the city centre. It is a major transport hub on the Milan-Naples line and well connected to major Italian cities by high-speed train.

      • Rome – 90 minutes
      • Milan – 100 minutes
      • Venice – 120 minutes
      • Naples – 150 minutes

Regional trains also arrive and depart from Santa Maria Novella several times per hour, connecting Florence to other cities in Tuscany. There are also interregional and international trains. For information and to purchase tickets, visit the Trenitalia website.

Arriving by Plane

Florence Airport is only 5 km from the city centre and is well-connected to various European hubs.
Visitors can reach the city centre from the airport in just 15 minutes using the newly-built tramway for only €1,50.

For more information, please see here.

Pisa Airport is localed about 1 km from the Pisa Centrale railway station and is connected by the People Mover shuttle bus. Florence is about 1 hour away by train.

For more information, please see here.

Arriving by Car

Florence is centrally located along the major north-south motorways.
From A1-highway take the “Firenze Sud” or the “Firenze Nord” exit depending on your travel itinerary, then follow the signs for “Centro”. Paid parking is available around the Congress area.
For maps and routes please check

Arriving by Public Transportation

The T2 – Vespucci tramline connects the airport to the city centre in just 15 minutes and runs every 4 minutes and 20 seconds during peak hours with 12 stops and only costs €1,50 per ride.

The T1 – Leonardo which extends for 11.5 km and has 26 stops starts from the motorway parking lot at “Villa Costanza”in Scandicci, and ends at “Careggi – Ospedale”.

For more information, please visit here.

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