Practical Information

Conference Venue

Conservatorio di Musica “G. Verdi” di Milano

Address: Via Conservatorio 12, 20100 Milano, Italy

The venue is on the metro lines M1 / M4 –   stop San Babila, which is 600m from the Conservatoire. Metro line M3  – stop Montenapoleone, is 1km from the Conservatoire.

 

How to get there

Airports

Milan has 3 main airports:

  • MILANO LINATE AIRPORT (LIN) is only 8 km far from Milano’s city centre which easily accessible by taxi, underground M4 line (San Babila, 7 stops) and shuttle bus (which goes to Milan Central Station) in half an hour.

https://www.milanolinate-airport.com/en/from-to/by-underground

https://www.milanolinate-airport.com/en/from-to/by-bus

https://www.milanolinate-airport.com/en/from-to/by-taxi

 

Milano Linate is the post practical choice to reach the Conservatoire as you can take the metro M4 and arrive directly at San Babila metro stop, which is 600 meters from the venue.

 

 

  • BERGAMO AIRPORT – ORIO AL SERIO (BGY) is 50 km far from Milano’s city centre which is easily accessible by taxi and shuttle bus (that goes to Milan Central Station) in 1 hour.

www.milanbergamoairport.it/en/bus/

 

  • MILANO MALPENSA AIRPORT (MXP) is 49 km far from Milano’s city centre which is easily accessible by train (which goes to Central Station and Cadorna Station), shuttle bus (Cadorna Station) and taxi in 1 hour.

https://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/en/from-to/by-train

https://www.malpensashuttle.it/

https://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/en/from-to/by-taxi

Train and Metro

You can travel to Milan Central Station by train. There are trains from all major cities in Europe.

Conservatorio di Milano “Giuseppe Verdi” can be reached from Milan Central Station as follows:

  • Take the M3 (Yellow line) and change to M1 (Red line) at Duomo (5 stops),  and get off at San Babila + 9 mins by walk (600 m);
  • Take the M3 (Yellow line) for 4 stops, get off at Montenapoleone + 16 mins by walk (1000 m) in the Quadrilatero della moda (Milan Fashion District).

 

ATM (Azienda Trasporti Milano) urban tickets are valid on bus, tram and subway lines M1, M2, M3, M4, M5 (with some limitation in the extra-urban section of line M2).

Ticket Prices:

Eur 2,20 – multiple trips within 90 minutes

Eur 7,60 – daily ticket, the ticket is valid for 24 hours from validation, no limit on the number of trips

Eur 15,50 – 3 days ticket, the ticket is valid for 3 consecutive days from validation

 

Car

The Conservatoire is located in the very centre of Milan, in a restricted area called Area C. Area C is an area of Milano’s historic city centre with access restrictions from Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. – 07:30 p.m., delimited by gates equipped with cameras. Please verify here if your vehicle can enter Area C and if it has free or paying access. New circulation restrictions in force since Oct. 1st 2023 concerning the most polluting vehicles. For vehicles paying for access, the ticket has to be activated by midnight on the following day of the access. There are several ways to buy access: find info here. Stop by affiliated garages: reduced ticket directly inside the garage to be activated within midnight on the same day.

The pass purchased in tobacco shops or newspaper stands must be activated by sending an sms. If your sms is not followed by an activation confirmation with this message: Ticket Area C seguito da codice PIN e nr di targa, it is necessary to phone the number + 39.0248684001 (every day, 7.30 a.m. – 00.00 a.m.) and ask an operator to activate your Area C. https://nextcharge.app/?lang=it

 

The closest parking to the Conservatoire is Parcheggio Mascagni, located in Via Pietro Mascagni 4.

Support from the local International Office

Should you need Conservatorio di Milano to sign any document for your trip, please contact the International Office at erasmus@consmilano.it.

Sustainable Travel and Accommodation

As per the AEC Goes Green policy, participants are strongly encouraged, whenever possible, to reach Milan by the most sustainable way of transportation in order to reduce the carbon footprint produced by the event and to choose eco-certified hotels. Thank you for helping to save the planet!

NH Hotels Macchiavelli **** GreenLeaders Gold level – 1,8 km from conservatory, 18 minutes with transportation (tram or metro) – close to the central station

ibis Milano Centro *** GreenLeaders Bronze level – 2 km from conservatory, 20 minutes with transportation (tram or metro) – close to the central station

Bianca Maria Palace **** No eco awards, but they are a Green Key partner –  just 450 meters/7 minutes walking distance from the conservatory.

 

Travel Bursaries

Travel bursaries are available for members in need of support.

Maximum grant awarded: 500 euro (maximum 50% of accommodation costs, please read carefully the conditions and requirements)

Application Deadline:  30th September

Requests should be sent to: events@aec-music.eu and alfonsoguerra@aec-music.eu. Applications not following the requirements will not be taken into consideration

 

Hotels

Please find the list of suggested hotels including prices, reservation code, distance from the Congress venue, contact emails and deadlines for booking

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