Travel

Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements. We are happy to offer assistance once you have been accepted onto the course – fill in the online form

When making your travel reservations please pay particular attention to flight arrival and departure times. We ask you to take into consideration travel distances, check-in times and allow yourself enough time for connections between the main airports, rail and bus termini to and from Urbania.

Please make sure that all travel documentation, insurance, visa and inoculations (if necessary) are all in order and updated for the whole period of attendance on the program.

Flights

Ryanair flies from London Stansted to Bologna, Rimini and Ancona which are the closest airports to Urbania.

Long haul flights go to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) and Milan’s Malpensa. However, it may be more convenient and less expensive to fly to London and then onto Bologna, Rimini or Ancona.

Transfers

From Rome – take the coach to Aqualagna from where you can get a taxi to Urbania, or train (Termini station) to Ancona or Falconara and then to Pesaro*

From Milan and Bologna to Urbania – train to Pesaro in the direction of Bari, Ostuni and Lecce; then bus to Urbino and Urbania or taxi.

From Turin, Milan (Milano-Lecce) and Venice there are direct trains (via Bologna) to Pesaro*

*On Sundays there is a coach service from Pesaro to Urbania that leaves from in front of the railway station at 14:25 (SOGET) and arrives in Urbania at 15:40. For weekday timetables consult a travel agent.

Travel to Urbania

Trains

Tickets for train travel can only be reserved from 2 months before the journey

This site will take your intended reservation and then they say they remind you when it is time to confirm the booking! www.raileurope.com

Train timetables can be accessed at:

http://www.trenitalia.it

http://www.trenitalia.com (in English) and from a mobile phone on http://mobile.viaggiatreno.it

Coaches

Weekdays there is a twice daily direct coach service from Rome to Urbino or Pesaro.

Coach timetables can be accessed at:

http://www.adriabus.eu

Rome – Urbino: departs 07:30 arrives approx.12:30

Rome – Pesaro: departs 16:00 arrives approx. 21:00

There is a connecting bus service from Pesaro via Urbino to Urbania.

Connecting Bus Service:

Buses run from Pesaro to Urbino then Urbino to Urbania.

For weekday timetables consult a travel agent or:

http://www.orariautobus.it/orari-autobus/marche/pesaro-urbino.html

By car

The route to Urbania from Northern Europe is to take the A14 motorway south from Bologna. Leave the A14 at the Pesaro/Urbino exit and follow the signs for Urbino, then Fermignano, and finally Urbania.