Travel to Ravenna
Not far from the Adriatic sea, RAVENNA is located in the northeast of Italy, about 75 km away from Bologna, the regional capital city.
It is the second largest municipality in Italy, and it is one of the most beautiful cities of art in Emilila-Romagna.
Its 35 kilometres of coast host, from North to South, as much as 9 different seaside resorts, each of which with its own peculiar features: Casalborsetti, Marina Romea, Porto Corsini, Marina di Ravenna, Punta Marina Terme, Lido Adriano, Lido di Dante, Lido di Classe and Lido di Savio.
An efficient network of highways, railways and airports make Ravenna easy to reach, connecting it with the entire surrounding territory.
From the North
You can reach Ravenna through the motorway A14 from Bologna, which converges with the motorway A1 del Sole, A21 Torino-Piacenza and A22 del Brennero.
The state road SS309 Romea is the fastest connection, and it joins with the streets coming from Padua and Ferrara (SS16 Adriatica).
From the South
Besides the motorways A1 and A14, the State Road 3 bis Tiberina, better know as E45, connects Terni to Ravenna. Another important road is the SS16 Adriatica.
Where to park in town?
Find here further information on the available PARKING AREAS (paid and free).
Ravenna is connected to some very important regional and extra-regional airports
Bologna Airport (Aeroporto Guglielmo Marconi)
During the summer period, a shuttle bus service connects in less than one hour Bologna airport with Ravenna city centre.
Marche Airport (Ancona)
Inaugurated in 1863, the railway station of Ravenna is in the heart of the city centre. It is located 200 metres away from the limited traffic zone (in Italian ZTL – Zona a Traffico Limitato).
The railway station has two entrances: Piazzale Farini 1 (main entrance) and Via Antico Squero (city dock’s area). The service is carried out by Trenitalia and Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia-Romagna (TPER).
In the area in front of the railway station are:
Several suburban bus routes connect Ravenna to other Italian cities, with bus arriving in Piazzale Aldo Moro, behind Ravenna railway station.
- Route Ravenna – Lidi Ferraresi
- Route Codigoro-Comacchio-Porto Garibaldi-Ravenna
- Route Mesola-Lido Nazioni-Porto Garibaldi-Ravenna
- Route Conselice-Lugo-Bagnacavallo-Ravenna
Route Ravenna-Roma (Fiumicino)
Route Milano-Lidi di Ravenna (solo periodo estivo)
Route Carpi/Modena-Lidi di Ravenna-Mirabilandia (available only in the summer period).
“When I want to understand the Italian history, I take a train and travel to Ravenna “