Participants can reach Messina by train or plane, landing either at Catania or at Reggio Calabria airports.
The suggested arrival station is Villa San Giovanni, in Calabria. From here, it is possible to reach Messina by the high-speed crafts Blu Jet, that leave from Villa San Giovanni port, just out of the rail station.
The runs are connected to most of the trains The arrival port in Messina is located few minutes from city centre. Otherwise, it is possible to arrive in Messina taking the ferry Caronte & Tourist, that leave a 10-minute walk from Villa San Giovanni rail station. In this case, the arrival port in Messina is at a 3 km distance from the city centre, but taxies and public transport are available from here.
For those who have their accommodation in the northern part of the city (Torre faro), it is possible to reach the destination by taxi or by bus n. 1.
Taxi special fares are available for the participants in the Conference from Radio taxi Jolly 0906505.
“Tito Minniti” Airport (Reggio Calabria)
“Fontanarossa – Vincenzo Bellini” International Airport (Catania).
The bus service SAIS Autolinee connects Catania airpot to Messina – Timetables
From Catania Airport it is also possible to reach Messina by train Trenitalia, thanks to the new stop Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa. 14 runs connect the Airport to the city centre of Messina, from 6.04 am until 8.42 pm. From Messina to Catania Airport 10 runs are available, from 6.44 am to 9.06 pm. At Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa station, a bus will transfer the passengers up to the Terminal.