TRANSPORTATION TO FRANCAVILLA AL MARE (CHIETI), ITALY
For European (EU) visitors, Francavilla al Mare is in general accessible from the Abruzzo International Airport. This airport is less than eight miles from the Villa Maria Hotel (conference venue) and currently serves various commercial airlines connected to European towns. It takes around 15 minutes to reach Villa Maria Hotel by car from the airport. The same time is required to reach Punta de L’Est Hotel. Rental car and taxi are suggested.
For non-European (non-EU) visitors, Francavilla al Mare is accessible from the Rome and Milan international airports.
Fiumicino International Airport in Rome
Fiumicino International Airport (code: FCO) is located approximately 140 miles west of Francavilla al Mare and is approximately a three-hour drive from the airport to Francavilla. Ground transportation direct from the FCO airport to the Bus Terminal in Pescara (5 miles north of Francavilla) is available through the bus services listed below. When in Pescara, taxi are suggested to reach Villa Maria Hotel; while Punta de L’Est Hotel can also be reached by a local bus.
Bus Services from FCO to Pescara
Malpensa International Airport in Milan
Malpensa International Airport (code: MXP) is located approximately 360 miles north of Francavilla al Mare and is serviced by most major airlines and their partner airlines.
Train transportation direct from the MPX airport to “Milano Centrale” Railway station is serviced by Malpensa Express. Alternatively, bus transportation is available through the bus service Malpensa Shuttle. When in “Milano Centrale,” the “Freccia Rossa” and “Freccia Bianca” trains serviced by Trenitalia are the best way to reach the Railway station in Pescara (5 miles north of Francavilla). When in Pescara, taxi are suggested to reach Villa Maria Hotel; while Punta de L’Est Hotel can also be reached by a local bus.
Ground transportation direct from the MPX airport to smaller international airports in Milan such as Linate Airport and Orio Airport is also available. These two airports are directly connected to the Abruzzo International Airport that is less than eight miles from the Villa Maria Hotel (conference venue) in Francavilla al Mare.