Travelling to Piacenza
Piacenza is located in northern Italy and is the capital of Piacenza Province.
It lies in the Emilia-Romagna region near the confluence of the Po and Trebbia
rivers, on the Lombardy plain.
The city is conveniently located with easy access via a major trunk road running
north to south, and has direct rail connections with the rest of Italy. By road
from Milan, head south on the Milano-Bologna motorway for 67kms. From the direction
of Rome, head north on the A1 for 546kms.
About five trains an hour leave from Milan's Stazione Centrale to Piacenza's
central station and take between 40 minutes to 1 hour, 30 minutes depending
on the number of stops. From Rome, trains go once an hour from the Tutte Le
Stazione and take 4 hours, 30 minutes. The train station in Piacenza is 15 minutes
walk east of Piazza dei Cavalli, on Piazzale Marconi. Taxis are readily available.
The closest main airports are Milano Linate (Milan) and Malpensa, the former
being the usual point of entry. There is an airport shuttle bus linking both
airports; bus number 73 connects Linate Airport with the Milan underground at
San Babila Station. There is also an airport coach service which runs every
20 minutes to Milan's central train station.
Selection of hotels in this region:
Holiday Inn Piacenza
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