The Conference will be held at the Department of Statistics & Applied
Mathematics "Diego de Castro" situated in piazza Arbarello
8, a few minutes walk from Porta Susa railway station and close to the inner city.
The following map
shows the city centre area, the main railway stations, the Department
"Diego de Castro", the Lunch meeting point and the restuarant for the Social Dinner.
How to reach Torino
An excellent road network connects Torino to the main national and european communication routes.
Torino can be reached using motorways and through the main tunnels and passes
connecting Italy, France and Switzerland. It is linked by road to France through the Tenda and
Frejus tunnels, over the Montgenèvre pass and the Moncenisio pass, and through the Mont Blanc
tunnel via the Aosta Valley, and to Switzerland over the Simplon pass and the Great St. Bernard
pass (Aosta Valley).
Torino is a nationally and internationally important railway junction. The main stations in
Torino are Porta Nuova (Torino's central railway station, Piazza Carlo Felice)
and Porta Susa (Piazza XVIII Dicembre), from which it is possible to reach the Department
"Diego de Castro" by foot in less than 10 minutes.
For information on train timetables consult the Trenitalia web site.
Airport lies about 10 miles from the city centre.
Shuttle buses are available from the airport (departure location: domestic arrivals,
ground floor-level zero) to the city centre. They take about 30 minutes to arrive to Porta
Susa railway station and 40 minutes to reach Porta Nuova central railway station.
Tickets (5 € one way) can be bought from the news-stand in the
departures lounge or from the tourist bureau, ticket office, ticket machines on the arrivals
It is also generally possible to buy tickets on the bus, but this is not
guaranteed. Therefore, it is recommended that tickets are bought before boarding the bus.
If you prefer to take a taxi, it will cost you about 35-40 € to reach the
If you arrive at
Malpensa airport (Milano' international airport),
shuttle buses (18 € one way) are also available. at 10 a.m.,
11.30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. every day
from Terminal 1 (from Terminal 2, busses leave 5 minutes later).
It takes about two hours to reach Torino from Malpensa.
The last stop of the Malpensa-Torino bus before the bus terminal in Torino
(Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 131/H) is Porta Susa railway station.
Transportation within Turin
Turin has an efficient system of city connections with buses and trams, which
cross the city from about 5.00 am up to about 12.00 pm.
Tickets (0.90 €) can be purchased at tobacconists',
newsagents and at public places displaying
the GTT sticker. There are various ticket possibilities: the ordinary urban ticket with
70 minute validity, the 15-ticket block etc. Tickets must be stamped in one
of the machines onboard the tram/bus before reaching the first stop to be valid.
For more information on public transport in Turin, click
Useful informations about Torino can be obtained following the links
comune di torino or