Transportation

Local Transportation from/to the Airport “Falcone-Borsellino” (Punta Raisi) to/from Palermo city:

1) By train (Trenitalia).

Every day the Trinacria Express connects  Palermo Centrale station with Punta Raisi airport.

The first departure from Palermo Centrale station is at 4.45 and the last is at 20.09. From Falcone-Borsellino airport, the first departure is at 5.54 and the last is at 22.05 . The journey times vary depending on the departure time and the number of stops, and can take between 45 and 70 minutes.

The cost of the ticket is €5.50 euro. You can buy tickets on Trenitalia website, at the ticket desks, at the self-service machines, in travel agencies and at authorised sales points.

2) By bus (Prestia and Comandè).

The “Prestia and Comandè” Bus Service runs from/to Palermo daily. The time to arrive to the Central Station (Stazione Centrale) is about 55 minutes, and to Piazza Politeama about 40 minutes.

The bus station is 50 meters on the right from the main exit of the Airport. The first bus leaves from the airport at 06.30 and the first bus from Palermo to the airport is at 05:00. The ticket costs €6.30.

The Prestia and Comandè Bus leave every half hour from/to the Airport to/from the center of Palermo (Piazza Castelnuovo and the Central Station)

Timetable and infos can be found to the Prestia and Comandè website.

3) By Taxi Service.

The journey from/to the airport to/from palermo strongly depends on the time of the departures, and it can last up to 75min. The Taxi station outside the airport is close to the Bus station.

From Palermo you can ask for a Taxi by calling the “Autoradio Taxi Palermo” phone-numbers: +39091513311, +39091512727.

The extimated cost is €45.

Workshop Venue

The workshop will be held at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Palermo University which is located in via Archirafi 34, very close to the Main Central Railway Station. Thus any bus going to the Station can be used to reach the Department. The bus fare is 1.40 euros and the ticket is valid 90′.