Getting here


Venice Marco Polo airport (VCE) is about 40 km far from Padua (Padova in Italian) - the city centre can be easily reached by taxi or public transport 


The railway station is close to the city centre. You can get to the Botanical Garden by bus or tram (leaving every 10 minutes from the railway station - stop n. 12-Santo)


There are parking facilities surrounding Prato della Valle. Other parking options nearby are:

  • Piazza Rabin Car Park (entrance from via 58° Reggimento Fanteria Brigata Abruzzi): 1.00 €/hr
  • On-street parking (delimited by blue lines): rates range from 1.10 €/hr to 1.70 €/hr

Free car parks are available outside the city centre. From there, you can reach the Botanical Garden by public transport:

  • via Bembo Parking - from Tangenziale Est (beltway) take exit n. 11 (Via Bembo). Bus line 3
  • via Piovese Parking - from Tangenziale Est (beltway) take exit n.12 (Via Piovese). Bus lines 16 or 5