How to reach Siracusa

By train:

  • You can depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Roma Termini and Napoli Centrale Stations and take a train directly to Siracusa. We suggest looking up for different solutions on

By ferry-boat:

  • The main ports are the ones of Catania and Palermo. We suggest looking up on or in for timings and ferry companies.

From the Fontanarossa International Airport in Catania:

By Car:

  • via SS114 and E45 highway, Siracusa exit

By Public Transportation:

  • Take the bus ALIBUS at the end of line. After 20 minutes get off at Stazione Centrale corsia esterna Palina 1 stop;
  • Take the train at Stazione Catania Centrale to the Siracusa Station.

> For more information, visit the airport website.

Due to the long distance between the Fontanarossa Airport and Siracusa, shuttles will be available on Tuesday, March 23rd to reach the city and on Saturday, March 27th to reach the airport from Siracusa.
During the registration to the Conference, you will be able to book a seat on the shuttle.

Please note that:

  • if you want to participate to the Pre-Tour you will need to arrive on Monday, March 22nd;
  • if you are willing to participate to the Post-Tours, you will not need to book a seat on the shuttle to go to the airport Saturday, March 27th, since you will be driven to the airport directly after the ending of the tour.

For more information on the tours, please see the Social Program.

The time schedule of the shuttles will be announced on this page.

How to reach the Fontanarossa Airport at Catania

Look at the seasonal timetable of the airport to find the airplanes that best suit you.
At this page you will find a list of cities directly connected to the airport.

Participants who will need to travel via airplane, will receive discounts for buying flying tickets with Alitalia airplanes after the registration to the Conference.

Please, find every information on the discounts at this page on the Alitalia website.

As an international airline, Alitalia’s commitment to the environment is a central element of their Sustainability corporate policy. Any information may be found at this page of their website. To see more information on the CSR of Alitalia, please visit:

For support on using the discount codes and issues with the Alitalia website, please call Alitalia’s support:


Urban Center of Siracusa
Via Nino Bixio, 1, 96100 Siracusa

Walking distance to:

  • Siracusa Municipal Theatre: 15 mins.
  • S.D.S. di Architettura di Siracusa: 20 mins.

Siracusa Municipal Theatre
Via del Teatro, 96100 Siracusa

Walking distance to:

  • S.D.S. di Architettura di Siracusa: 8 mins.

S.D.S. di Architettura di Siracusa
Piazza Federico di Svevia, 96100 Ortigia