HOW TO GET TO SELVINO

🛬 By Air

The nearest airport to Selvino is Orio al Serio (BGY) in Bergamo.    https://www.milanbergamoairport.it/it/

Orio al Serio is 5 km from Bergamo and 45 km from Milan.  It is connected to many Italian and European destinations and is known for its large number of low-cost airlines.

Selvino is about 40 minutes from Orio al Serio, Bergamo. 

The largest international airport close to Selvino is Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

We will have a shuttle service between Malpensa Airport (MXP), Orio al Serio Airport (BGY) in Bergamo, the Bergamo train station and Selvino on May 24 and return on May 30.

The cost is €20/$24 USD per person one way between Malpensa Airport and Selvino and €15/$18 USD betweem Bergamo and Selvino.  This cost is separate from the symposium registration fee.

If you wish to take the shuttle please indicate on your registration form which one, your arrival and departure dates and times, and in the Options section the number of shuttle rides you will need.

Those of you who are going on the Discovering Italy tour, the tour will end in Milan. Your departure from Italy should be made from there.

 

🚞 By Train (to Bergamo)

Bergamo railway station is directly connected to Milan, Lecco and Brescia (with connections for Lake Garda, Verona, and Venice).

The journey times for Milan-Bergamo and Brescia-Bergamo are approximately one hour; the journey from Lecco to Bergamo takes about 40 minutes.

Trains depart almost every hour. The station is located in Lower Bergamo and is connected to Città Alta (Upper Bergamo) by bus, which departs about every 10 minutes.

Bergamo Railway Station Piazzale Guglielmo Marconi – ph. +39 035 247950 Trenitalia ph. 89.20.21 (call center) http://www.trenitalia.com

See above for information about shuttle service from the Bergamo train station to Selvino that the symposium is providing.

 

🚗 By Car from Bergamo (directions by Google Maps)

From the Bergamo Tollgate Via SP36 – 22.5 km – Approx. 34 minutes driving time

Head north on Raccordo Austostrada – Toll road  180 m At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the SS470 ramp to SP35/Alzano L./Bergamo Centro 400 m Continue onto Circonvallazione Paltriniano/SS470 500 m At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Circonvallazione Mugazzone/SS470 Continue to follow SS470 2.7 km Use the right lane to take the exit toward Torre Boldone 500m Merge onto Via Cesare Correnti/SP35 4.8 km At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Via Roma/SP35 Continue to follow Via Roma – 1.4 km Continue onto Via Antonio Locatelli – 180 m Slight right toward Via Giuseppe Moscheni-55 m Use the right lane to turn slightly left at Via Antonio Locatelli/SP35 – 10 m Continue straight onto Via Giuseppe Moscheni – 100 m Via Giuseppe Moscheni turns right and becomes Via Roma – 240 m Continue onto Piazza Umberto I – 81 m At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Via Vittoria/SP36 Continue to follow SP36 – 10.4 km Turn right onto Corso Milano/SP36 – 750 m Harmony Suite Hotel, where registration takes place, is on the right.

Note: this is the scenic route to Selvino with many hairpin turns.   There is another, less twisty, way to Selvino.  It’s a little longer, less direct, and a bit straighter.  Check with local tourist information agencies for directions.