By plane: The nearest International Airport is Lamezia Terme Airport (, which allows connection with major Italian airports. There are direct flights to/from: Bologna (Ryanair), Milano Malpensa (Ryanair, Air Italy, EasyJet), Milano Linate (AIR ITALY), Milano – Bergamo (Ryanair), Pisa(Ryanair), Roma Fiumicino (AIR ITALY), Torino (Blue Air), Treviso (Ryanair). To reach the University from the Airport see the section below.

By train: Castiglione Cosentino Train Station is the nearest to University and allows connection with Napoli, Roma, Catania, Palermo, Milano etc. Usually, the trip includes a train change in Napoli or Paola. For timetable and tickets information visit: Castiglione Station is about 4 km from University. The bus which connects Castiglione to the University stops in the main street (via Alessandro Volta) in front of the station (100 m).

By Bus: there are several companies of buses connecting Rende to the main Italian Cities. websites: Intersaj ( or SIMET (

By Car: Motorway A3 - Salerno-Reggio Calabria, exit at Rende-Cosenza Nord.

Transfer from/to Lamezia Terme Airport

Private transport service

Shuttle "Al Volo"

Al Volo is the on-call shuttle service to and from the urban area of Cosenza (University of Calabria) to Lamezia Terme airport.
Al Volo has 7 and 19 seater minibuses to be booked in advance online or by phone.
The cost of a single trip from the urban area of Cosenza to Lamezia airport (or vice versa) varies from a maximum of € 30 to a minimum of € 20 based on the number of travellers. Discounts are available for groups.
Reservations can be made online at the following link, or by calling the number +39 3331861618.
Once the booking is complete, you will receive a confirmation text message, within the day before the flight departure.
For online reservations, payment by credit card is required at the time of booking. For telephone bookings, it will be possible to pay directly on the shuttle in cash or by credit card.

Public transport services

Romano Bus

Tickets can be bought on board at a cost of € 5.60. Credit card payments on board are not accepted.
WEB: link;
phone contact: +39 096221709.
Below is the diagram with timetables to and from Lamezia Terme airport.


ROMANO buses (from Lamezia Terme Airport VS Cosenza) park in front of the main airport exit.
ROMAN buses (from Cosenza/University of Calabria VS airport) depart from the Cosenza bus station or from the shelters of the University of Calabria.

Ferrovie della Calabria

WEB: link;
phone contact +39 0984399432

Tickets can be bought on board at a cost of € 5.00. Credit card payments on board are not accepted.
In addition, from the Cosenza bus station and from the Vagliolise station it is possible to buy tickets at the ticket office.
Below is the diagram with timetables to and from Lamezia Terme airport.



WEB: link;

From the FLIXBUS website there are other public transport services from Cosenza / University of Calabria to Lamezia Terme airport. Costs vary from 5.00 to 8.00 € per trip. Tickets can be purchased online, paying by credit card. Seat reservation is required.

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