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22nd World Congress of Food Science and Technology

The future of food is now: Development, Functionality & Sustainability

Accessibility and Special reductions for IUFoST 2024 participants

Strategically located in the centre of Italy and serviced by a dense network offering various connections, Rimini can be easily reached both from Italy and abroad. Rimini is reachable from four airports in maximum one hour travel time.

Thanks to the partnership with Trenitalia and e-mobility companies, IUFoST 2024 delegates will be offered some discounts on travel and local transportation in Rimini.
Check carefully the page to get all the information.

Bologna International Airport

Is 1 hour drive north of Rimini and is the fourth most important international airport in Italy. It features scheduled flights to / from 91 international destinations, among which the most important daily flights to / from Frankfurt, London, Paris, Madrid, Amsterdam, Rome for intercontinental connections.
Connections between Bologna Airport and Rimini:

  • Daily Rimini Bologna Airport Shuttle | Daily connections in one hour, over 10 journeys per day.
    IUFoST 2024 participants will be offered a 10% discount on the total expenses (not combinable with other promotions).
    The promotion is valid from the period September 7 – 14, 2024.
    For further information and tickets CLICK HERE 
    The enter code for discount will soon be available. IUFoST 2024 participants will also find an information desk arriving at Bologna airport.
  • Marconi Express| monorail train connecting Bologna Airport to Bologna railway station in 7 minutes;
  • Railways links | frequent regular and high-speed trains from Bologna to Rimini (approx. 50-60 min).
Rimini International Airport

4.5 km from the city centre

Forlì Airport

50 Km North of Rimini

Ancona International Airport

80 km South of Rimini

Rimini Railway Station is just 1.5 km from the Palacongressi. Rimini has fast connections by high-speed trains to the main Italian art cities.

RIMINI – BOLOGNA / 50′
RIMINI – FIRENZE / 2h 10′
RIMINI – MILANO / 2h 30′
RIMINI – VENEZIA / 3h
RIMINI – ROMA / 3h 10′

TRENITALIA – EN

IUFoST 2024 participants will be offered the possibility of reaching Rimini with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca with dedicated discounts.
To take advantage of the offer you must be registered for the event and have a paper or electronic badge proving your registration!
Discounted tickets are for trips between the two days before the start of IUFoST 2024 and the day after the closing of the event.
Tickets can be purchased to travel on Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca trains, in 1st and 2nd class, on the Business, Premium and Standard service levels. Regional, Intercity, Intercity Night trains and the Executive service level and lounge service are excluded. Booking changes, ticket changes and refunds are not permitted. 

You can take advantage of the offer via Trenitalia App, at ticket offices and authorized travel agencies, or on trenitalia.com.
To get the discount please follow the procedure here below:

  • select the one-way or round-trip journey to Rimini 
  • select “see other offers” and, in the relevant drop-down menu of the “Offer” section, choose “Special Events”
  • enter the code “IEGRIMINI24” in the “Agreement code” field
  • select “Confirm”
  • follow the same procedure for the return journey

IUFOST 2024 participants  will be offered the possibility of purchasing 1st and 2nd class train tickets, couchettes and sleeping cars – with the exception of Excelsior cabins – for Intercity and Intercity Night trains having as destination/origin Rimini, with the reduction 30% calculated on the basic adult fare.

Rimini has excellent connections with the rest of Italy and Europe via the motorway network. Rimini is on the A14 Milan to Bari motorway (connecting the North and the South of Italy). On the A14 from Rimini it is easy to link up with the A4 for Venice, the A22 for the Brenner Pass and the A1 for Florence, Rome and Naples.

Local trasportation

In Rimini, everything is at your fingertips – the old town, a wide choice of hotels on the new seafront promenade, restaurants that cater for every need, a central station, and of course, the Palacongressi.

A modern and efficient urban network of minibuses, coaches and fast ecovehicles. Timetables at www.startromagna.it. Bus line 7 to the Palacongressi.

METROMARE is a zero emissions electric bus that connects Rimini and Riccione railway stations. It runs daily every 25 min. with 15 intermediate stops. You can get the Rimini Palacongressi from RIMINI STATION bus stop by renting a bike at the new BIKE PARK or by bus n. 7.

Rimini is a bike friendly city, with an increasing number of greenways and cycle paths. All hotels offer bicycles to their guests and the Municipality also offers a bike sharing service. Rimini station has a brand new Bike Park for renting and parking bicycles and includes a repair service. The entire area has recently been redeveloped to promote inter-modality between local public transport, railway services and the cycle and pedestrian tracks.

Rent a car for comfortable and time-saving trips both around the city and when exploring the local area. Taxi sharing is another practical alternative for going from the hotel to the Palacongressi.

Electric bike and scooters are a handy, low impact alternative that is becoming increasingly popular. BIT, Bird Rides Italy and Lime are the service providers in Rimini.
Here you go the following discounts for IUFOST 2024 delegates.

BIT – SCOOTERS  Bit Mobility – Electric scooter sharing app

A promotional code that corresponds to 20 minutes of una tantum free travel for all new users who register on the Bit App. The free ride minutes until they finished and can therefore also be used for multiple rides of shorter duration. The number of promotional codes is unlimited.
Discount code and available dates will be soon available

 

LIME – ELECTRIC SCOOTER AND BICYCLE   Lime Micromobility | Homepage
A promotional code that allows the vehicle to be unlocked for free (equal to €1) for a total of 2 trips per day. The maximum number of promotional codes is 200.
Discount code and available dates will be soon available 

 

BY E-SCOOTER
A modern and efficient urban network of minibuses, coaches and fast ecovehicles. Timetables at
www.startromagna.it. Bus line 7 to the Palacongressi.

Rent a car for comfortable and time-saving trips both around the city and when exploring the local area. Taxi sharing is another practical alternative for going from the hotel to the Palacongressi.