How to get here

By plane and train

Travelling to Cremona is quite easy if your flight arrives in Milan. Milan has 3 main airports – Milan MalpensaMilan Linate and Orio al Serio International Airport (BG). Together they provide extensive and frequent national and international connections.

The best choice is Linate, quite close to the city center.  The closest railway station is Milano Rogoredo ( 10-15 minutes by taxi) or Milano Centrale (30-40 minutes by shuttle bus). Malpensa is further away, but still well connected to the Central Station by train or shuttle buses.

From Milan Central Station there are regional trains approximately every 2 hours and the journey takes about 50 minutes.

Many low-cost airlines arrive in Bergamo Orio al Serio. There is an easy connection to the railway station and, from there, regional trains to Cremona. The journey takes about 2 hours.

Consult the timetable, book and buy your e-ticket online at Trenitalia



Linate is the city airport par excellence. Very close to the city centre, is just 9 km from the Central Station and 70 km from Cremona.

  • BY CAR:the airport is in viale Forlanini. Take the Tangenziale Est and follow directions to the airport.
  • BY BUS:
    Via Gonzaga/Duomo in the city centre can easily be reached in 20 minutes with bus n.73.
    First journey: 06.00. Last journey: 01.06
    Buses run every 10 minutes throughout the day, every day.
    Ticket price: € 1.5Private shuttle bus services are available at Linate to connect the air terminal to the Central Station:
    Mxp Shuttle  
  • BY TAXI:
    The taxi ranks can be found at ARRIVALS, ground floor, exit 5.
    Tarifs: Linate/Rho Trade Fair  € 40; Malpensa/Linate € 85.
    Car hire services are available in the airport.
    Various car sharing services are available for travel to the airport.

For all information click here.



It is the largest and most important international and intercontinental airport in northern Italy and is located 150 km from Cremona.

It consists of 2 terminals.

Connections between Milan and Malpensa:

  • BY CAR:the journey from Milan to Malpensa by car takes approximately an hour. Take the A8 Milano-Laghi motorway. Exit – Busto Arsizio-Malpensa.
    MALPENSA EXPRESS. 146 trains a day, between 4:27 and 00:20
    Milano Centrale – Malpensa Terminal 1 & 2
    Journey with stops at Milano P.ta Garibaldi and Milano Bovisa.  Journey time: 43 minutes.
    For timetables and tickets please click here
    Shuttle services that link with Central Station.
    Buses every 20 minutes
    Journey time: 50 minutes
    Purchase tickets online, on board and at the Terravision kiosk in the Arrivals Area T1 and T2.
    STIE – Autostradale
    Buses every 20 minutes
    Purchase tickets on board.
    Air Pullman
    Buses every 20 minutes.
  • BY TAXI:
    Various taxi services are available.
    Taxi stands can be found at ARRIVALS, ground floor, exit 6 in Terminal 1 and exit 4 in Terminal 2.
    Tarifs: Milan/Malpensa € 90
    Both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 offer car hire services.

For all information click here.


Orio al Serio is 100 km from the city centre and well connected with Cemona by train. The journey takes approximately two hours.

  • BY CAR:
    To reach the airport by car take the Milano-Venezia A4 motorway, exit at Bergamo arriving from Milano, exit at Seriate arriving from Brescia.
    For those arriving or departing by train a bus service to the airport from Bergamo Central train station is available every 10 minutes: click here for the info.
    The shuttle bus services that link with Milan Central
    Tel. +39 035 322915
    Orio Shuttle:
    Tel. +39 035 330706
    Tel. +39 331 2999450
  • BY TAXI:
    The taxi stands can be found outside Arrivals.

All the airports offer a wide choice of car rental companies and cars with chauffeur service.

For all information click here.

By train

You can reach Cremona quite easily from everywhere in Italy and Europe by train. Both Trenitalia and Italo have shuttle connections to and from the High Speed Trains.

EuroCity, Intercity, Highs Speed Trains have discounted rates that can be booked two months in advance directly on the website.

Consult the timetable, book and buy your e-ticket online at :



Train Vienna – Milan


Once you are in Cremona, you can reach your hotel on foot or by taxi from outside the railway station.

Download the city map here: City Map

On the map, the conference venue, Palazzo Trecchi is N. 4 , while the Musicology Department is N. 7

Below you can see the locations of the hotels, conference location, and concert venues. Everything is in about 10/15 minutes walking distance.


In the mornings and late afternoons a complimentary shuttle bus service from and to the hotels will be available for delegates. Please check this link a few days before the conference starts.

Visit also the official tourism website