Venue & Travel
The VIII ECOP-ISOP Joint Congress will take place at the Congress Center of the Crowne Plaza Rome-St Peter’s hotel located in a residential area on Via Aurelia Antica, walking distance from the luxurious parks of Villa Pamphili and Villa Carpegna, 3 Km from the Vatican City.
The Congress venue address is: Via Aurelia Antica, 415 00165 Roma (Italy) Tel: +39 06 6642.114/115
Shuttle bus to arrive in the city center (1.50€ per person each way) will be arranged by the Hotel and AIRPORT SHUTTLE to/from Leonardo Da Vinci – Fiumicino (FCO) Airport is also available from the Hotel (15.00€ per person each way. Advance reservation required). Please visit the page Shuttle-Service of the Hotel.
How to get to the conference site
Rome can be easily reached by air or railway from all over the world.
Two international airports – Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) and Ciampino – are connected to all major destinations in the world, especially in Europe.
FROM FIUMICINO – LEONARDO DA VINCI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
From Fiumicino International Airport there are different options to get to Rome (city centre). The fastest way is by train.
By train: By train: you can take the Leonardo Express to Roma Termini railway station (departures every 30 minutes / €14,00 one way / journey takes app. 30 minutes / no intermediate stops) or the FL1 regional train to Roma Tiburtina/Monterotondo/Fara Sabina/Poggio Mirteto/Orte (departures every 15 minutes / € 8,00 single ticket / journey takes approx. 30 minutes).
Rome Metro Underground Train system has two lines, LINE A (orange) and LINE B (blue) and they both intersect at Termini railway central station.
The Metro stop closer to the Congress Center, Crowne Plaza Rome-St Peter’s hotel, is CORNELIA, Line A, direction Battistini.
By coach: there are different bus companies operating to/from Rome/Fiumicino int. airport. The journey takes one hour; visit the two main companies’ websites for more information: Terravision – Sit Bus Shuttle
By taxi: € 48,00 (fixed fare, including luggage) from the airport to anywhere in the city centre. Do not trust ‘private’ taxi drivers approaching you. Licensed taxis are white and carry a yellow and red ribbon on both sides, plus a sign with the emblem of the city (SPQR) and the car matriculation number on the front doors.
FROM CIAMPINO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
There is no train service from Ciampino International Airport to Rome. The fastest way is by coach.
By coach: there are different bus companies operating to/from Rome/Ciampino int. airport. The journey takes approx. 40 minutes; Visit the two main companies’ websites for more information: Terravision – Sit Bus Shuttle
By taxi: € 30,00 (fixed fare, including luggage) from the airport to anywhere in the city centre
Details about tickets and fares for public transportation (metro and bus) can be found at https://europeforvisitors.com/rome/transportation/rome-metrebus-tickets-and-fares.htm
Uronuchia sp.(Photo by Claudia Vannini)