Information geometry and its applications
Pescara - 1-5 July 2002
[International Scientific Committee]
[Local Organising Committee]
[Registration and Accommodation]
[Local maps and Lecture venue]
[List of Participants]
[View of Pescara (PDF)]
Getting to Pescara
Pescara can be reached by planes from Milan and Turin. There are daily flights from the Linate Airport (Milan) and from Turin.
Other convenient airports are Rome and Bologna. Rome is connected by train and bus to Pescara. However, bus is strongly recommended. The travel lasts approximately 2:30 hours according to the company. Bologna is connected to Pescara by train and the travel lasts from 3:30 to 4:00 hours according to train type.
The main railways reaching Pescara are the Rome - Pescara and Milan - Bari - Lecce. Timetables can be searched at the Ferrovie Italiane web site. Several types of trains are available in Italy: ES (EuroStar) fast train, expensive and confortable; IC (InterCity) medium class train, cheaper than the EuroStar but slower; E (Espersso) cheap, basic and slow; IR (Interegionali) and R (Regionali) are local trains for commuting. Before to buy a ticket state the type of train you want to use. Remember also to pinch your ticket in the yellow machine before to get onto the train.
Pescara is connected to Rome by bus. Click here to get more information.
Rome is connected to Pescara by the Motorway A24 (Rome - junction A25) and A25 (junction A24 - Pescara). The Adriatic backbone Milano - Pescara is served by the A1 (Milan - Bologna) and A14 (Bologna - Pescara). To get downtown Pescara take on the A25 (from Rome) the Chieti - Pescara exit, and on the A14 (from Milano) the Pescara Ovest exit. Then follow the signs to Pescara and you will reach downtown near the port.