cp 2011
17th International Conference on Principles and Practice of
Constraint Programming
To be held in Perugia, Italy from 12-16th September 2011
City of Perugia, Italy

Local Arrangements

If you have some problems to find your travel solution, you can send an e-mail to Eleonora Gentili: eleonora.gentili[at]dmi.unipg.it.

How to reach Perugia

By Airplane

There are various opportunities to reach Perugia by airplane:

The nearest airport is the Regional International Aiport of Perugia, S.Egidio (PEG), (15 km from Perugia).
Here flights arrive from:

There is a paying shuttle bus service which connects S. Egidio airport with the centre of Perugia and some hotels; every service leaves after each flight arrival, the cost of this service is about 3,50. More information about flights, shuttle timetables and reservations can be requested by calling +39 075 592 141/2/3 or by accessing the official site www.airport.umbria.it (Transports section).

Alternatively, you can fly to Roma Fiumicino (FCO), at Fiumicino International Airport "Leonardo da Vinci" situated at 210 km from Perugia. There are download pdf daily coach connections (download pdf english version timetable ) between Fiumicino and Perugia, the cost of the ticket is 21 for only one trip, 34 for round trip, and it can be purchased on board; timetables and more information are available visiting www.sulga.it or by calling +39 075 5009641.
*Notice: timetables are subject to modify and seasonal variation; they will be updated few days before the conference starts.

Another possibility to reach Perugia from Fiumicino International Airport is by train. There are many shuttle trains (Leonardo Express) from Fiumicino station to Roma Termini, which depart from the airport every half an hour . The cost of the ticket is 14 €.
An underground service (FR1 line) is also available every 15 minutes which arrives to Roma Tiburtina station. From Roma Termini or Roma Tiburtina station you can take a direct train to Perugia. Check the Trenitalia website (just enter your departure station and Perugia as destination station).

Other airports are listed below. To reach Perugia from these airports, you need to take a train to the city, or to rent a car:

By Train

There are many train stations in Perugia. The main one is Perugia Fontivegge, in Pl. Vittorio Veneto. From there, there are many buses to reach the center of the city. In front of the train station, there is the taxi station. In the place next to the train station there is the "MiniMetrò", a little urbanrail which crosses the city, and that links the city center, on the top of the hill in which Perugia stands, to a large parking area situated on the foot of the hill. The tickets for buses and MiniMetrò cost 1,50 and are valid for 70 minuts. The official site of MiniMetrò is a www.minimetrospa.it. Information on times and prices to reach Perugia train station are available checking www.trenitalia.it.

By Car

In Italy there are many highways which link the North to the South. To reach Perugia by car there are various possibilities:

Do you need a Visa?

It is your responsibility to make sure you have any required visa (check the country-specific visa requirements) and travel documents to enter the Republic of Italy. An invitation letter, which can help you through visa acquisition, will be sent to participants on request, but only if your citizenship does not qualify for getting a visa at the Italian border gates (as this is a trivial procedure); if you face further difficulties, do not hesitate to contact us.

Other information

Italian plugs

In Italy you can use plugs with a voltage of 127/220V and 50 Hz of frequency.
The types of plugs are F and L, as shown in the pictures below:

Useful phone numbers

The prefix in Italy is 0039 (or +39)
For immediate assistence you can call: