Useful Info Modena

La Guida di Modena

How to arrive

By car

Modena has three motorway exits: Modena Sud and Modena North in the A1 (Autostrada del Sole), Modena-Campogalliano in the A22 (Brennero).
It can be reached also with the SS9 (Via Emilia).
Coaches and buses arrive in Modena regularly. The bus station is very close to the city centre.

By train

On the railway line Milan-Bologna lots of trains leave and arrive each hour.
See the Ferrovie dello Stato website.

By plane

The Bologna International Airport is only 45 minutes from Modena by car.
A shuttle bus is working regularly to the city centre (phone number 840 000216).

How to go around

On foot

It is certainly the best way to visit the city centre of Modena. All interesting places are very easy to reach.

By car

The city centre of Modena is closed to cars, apart from those of the residents. Many car parks (some of them are free) are available near to the centre.

Taxi and Chauffeurs

Cotamo    059 374242      |      Area Taxi    059 212100

Taxi parks: corso Duomo; corso Canal Grande; bus station; railway station; hospital; provincial railway station (see the Map).

By bicycle

It is certainly the most loved mean of transport by the Modenese, but probably not necessary fot the tourist. Bikes can be hired in many points of the city. Cycle paths are long and safe. Useful websites: C’entro in bici; Modena in bici; Amici della bicicletta.

By electric scooter

Since 2020, many private companies rent electric scooters.
You can find them along the streets of the city centre and use them downloading thier apps on your phone.