Bus number 5. This is the quickest route up the hill from the city center. The trip takes about 10 minutes. Board at the "Piazza Dante" stop in front of the train station or at the "Piazza Venezia" stop. Get off at the "Povo - Facolta di Scienze" stop just after the blue sign for "Povo".
Bus number 13. Getting to DISI from the city center takes much more time on this bus, but it might be useful if you are in the southern area of the city. Get off at the "Povo - Piazza Manci" stop and walk down the hill to get to the Department.
Bus number 16. From the northern part of the city to Povo.
Route times are displayed at every stop. The stop names are shown on bus stop placards. Tickets can be purchased at news stands. Get them before boarding. Times and fares are available at the Trentino Trasporti web site.
Find one just outside the train station at the taxi stand to the right as you exit. Or call Radio Taxi at 0461 930002. The cost is 10 to 15 euros.
Here's a good link for getting detailed driving directions.
How to reach Trento
You can reach Trento on the following roads: Strada Statale dell'Abetone e del Brennero; Autostrada del Brennero - A22 motorway, phone no. (+39) 0461 980085; Superstrada della Valsugana for those coming from Venice, and Strada Statale 45 bis (Gardesana Occidentale), for those coming from Brescia.
Two main lines reach Trento: the Brennero line (connecting to Rome to the south, and Innsbruck and northern Europe to the north) and the Valsugana line to Venice. Timetable details from Trenitalia. A local train line connects Trento with Valle di Non (Ferrovia Trento-Malé, details from Trentino Trasporti).
The following airports are the closest to Trento:
- Verona Catullo Airport
- Venezia Marco Polo
- Milano Linate
- Milano Malpensa
- Brescia Montichiari
- Bergamo Orio al Serio
Trento is connected with the main airports by the A22 Brennero Motorway and by the railway.
A shuttle service to reach the centre of Milan is guaranteed for travellers arriving in Malpensa and Linate. Buses leave every 20-30 minutes 24 hours a day.
For those arriving in Verona (Valerio Catullo airport) or Brescia (Montichiari Airport) there is a shuttle bus service to Verona railway station every day, leaving every 20 minutes from 6.30 in the morning until 11.35 p.m.
For those arriving in Bergamo (Orio al Serio airport) there is a shuttle bus service to Bergamo railway station, leaving every 15 minutes from 6.05 to 00.15; to Milano Centrale railway station leaving every 20 minutes from 04.30 to 01.00 and to Brescia railway station.
For those arriving in Venice (Marco Polo Airport) there are buses to Venezia-Santa Lucia and Mestre-Venezia railways stations.