The nearest airport is VENICE AIRPORT "Marco Polo" at Tessera (Venezia), 40 Km from Padova (Padua).
From the Airport there are frequent bus connections to Padova Bus station (FSBusItalia), about every 60 minutes.
You can search for connection at this portal (From: VENICE MARCO POLO AIRPORT to: PADOVA AUTOSTAZIONE).
The ticket costs 8,50€ (10€ if bought on board,) and can be bought at the ticket office located in the arrival hall or at vending machines at the bus stops. If bought on board, the ticket costs 10€ - but this option might not be available due to COVID restrictions. The bus stop is located outside the arrivals hall. The travel time is 1 hour and 10 minutes, get off at "Padova Autostazione".
From Padua Bus Station other FBUSITALIA buses connect to Legnaro (other details in the “BY BUS FROM PADOVA to LEGNARO” section here below).
Padova is at the crossroad of the Venezia-Milano and Venezia-Roma railways: many trains are available. The ride lasts 30 minutes from Venice, 2 or 3 hours from Milano and 4 to 6 hours from Rome according to the kind of train selected.
From Padua Railway Station you have then to reach Padua Bus Station (Autostazione) for catching a bus to Legnaro (see below). Please note that the railway station and the bus station (Autostazione) are really at walking distance (the bus station "Autostazione" is on the left leaving the railway station).
Padova can be reached by car on the A4 Milano-Venezia Motorway or on the A13 Bologna-Padova Motorway, exit “Padova Est” (direction: Legnaro-Chioggia-Piove di Sacco).
ATTENTION: in Padua city centre there is a ZTL zone, an area in which car traffic is restricted. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. no car traffic can enter the central streets, unless the car has a special permit allowing it. Special signs indicate the ZTL zone.
BY BUS FROM PADOVA to LEGNARO
There is a regular bus service from Padova to Legnaro (FSBusItalia). The bus station is just outside the railway station (leaving the railway station, turn on the left). The buses leave every 30 minutes and arrive just in front of the laboratories (bus stops upon request).
The bus takes about 25 minutes to reach Legnaro. You can check the timetable at this portal (From: PADOVA AUTOSTAZIONE to: INFN-LNL:LEGNARO).
Tickets can be bought at the BUSITALIA office at the station, or via app available for Android and Apple. In the app select "Fixed rate tickets" -> "Extraurbano Padova" -> "Corsa semplice Padova CL. 02" (2.40€).
Please note that all bus stops are on request.
To get a taxi in Padova call ph. +39 049 651 333, http://www.taxipadova.it/.