WGPA 2 - Information Notes for Participants

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Rome is serviced by the Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport, which is located 30 km from the city centre. The journey takes about 30 minutes drive, depending on the traffic. The city centre can be reached as follows:

7.1 Taxi
Taxis to the city centre charge about 40 or 60 Euros, depending on whether it is a Rome-city-taxi or a Fiumicino-city taxi. Taxis can be found outside the Arrival Hall at a stand clearly marked.

7.2 Train
To go to Roma Ostiense Station, take the escalator to the train station, located on the first floor of the Arrival Hall. Tickets can be bought from a vending machine or at a ticket desk. The fare is 5.50 Euros for a one-way ticket. Tickets must be validated before getting on the train. The journey takes about 30 minutes to Rome-Ostiense station. Trains run approximately every 20 minutes, from 6.30 a.m. to around 11 p.m., including weekends.

A word of caution: Participants in the meeting are advised to carry their valuables in a safely manner, particularly when using public transport. Important documents, such as passports should be kept in the safes provided by the hotels, and delegates are advised to only carry photocopies.

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