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How to get from Verona airport to Riva

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How to get from Verona airport to Riva

Hi I was just wondering what would be the cheapest option of getting from Verona airport to Riva Del Garda. We are travelling there next year in July but our flight doesn't not land until 7pm. I assume the buses do not run that late but would the train to Roverto be an option then a taxi to Riva? Thank you

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1. Re: How to get from Verona airport to Riva

Hi, to get there by bus you'd have to change in Garda but it's unlikely that the buses will be running that late anyway so the train would be your best option.

There is a shuttle bus from the airport to Verona train/bus station. From there you can take a train to Rovereto then a taxi or bus to Riva.

We will give the new bus timetables when they are available but it will not be until much nearer the time. The bus timetables change in June and September, so it will be close to June next year before we will have the information .

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2. Re: How to get from Verona airport to Riva

Although, you can probably assume they will be much like the current (summer) bus timetable. If you were doing this now, the airport's website implies that you could catch the direct #164 bus from VRN to Garda, at either 19:57 or 20:57 (http://www.aeroportoverona.it/en/shuttle-bus_t2 - about 1 hr) but only the first of these would get you to Garda in time to catch the last #484 for Riva at 20:25: https:/…484.pdf

And in any case, ATV itself says the #164 isn't currently serving the airport: https:/…164.pdf !

So indeed I think you will be taking :

- the airport shuttle to Verona Porta Nuova station, costing €6 (https://getbybus.com/en/blog/airport-bus-verona/ - http://www.atv.verona.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/EN/IDPagina/90): possibly at 19:30, or at 19:50 or 20:10, 15 mins (oddly, I didn't think the shuttle was the same thing as bus #199, which as a city bus would normally be cheaper; but that's the timetable the airport shuttle page links to...)

- train from there to Rovereto e.g. at 19:50 (perhaps not so likely), 20:09 or 21:09 (R/RV trains costing €6.95); or the 20:47 Frecciargento costing €14.90 (http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en).

- a taxi to your hotel (€30-€40); unless you can arrive at Rovereto FS (station) by 20:52 when you can take the last #332 bus, direction Bolognano: ttesercizio.it/OrariDiLinea/OrariDiDirettric…

Of course you'll need to check timetables again in June next year, especially if this would be a Sunday as times given above are generally for weekdays.

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3. Re: How to get from Verona airport to Riva

Gaminari, it is quite common for the bus timetables to differ from year to year.

<And in any case, ATV itself says the #164 isn't currently serving the airport: >

Although the bus does to into Verona you cannot use the 164 to get from the airport to Verona or from Verona to the airport, they want people to use the shuttle bus for that, which makes more sense as it runs more frequently. There is however a service from the airport to Garda and from Garda to the airport.

The 19:57 bus, 164, from the airport, if the OP was on time, would not get to Garda until 21:03 too late for the last 484 at 20:25. Both of these buses run daily, so no different Sunday timetable.

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4. Re: How to get from Verona airport to Riva

<<If you were doing this now, the airport's website implies that you could catch the direct #164 bus from VRN to Garda, at either 19:57 or 20:57 >.

But, qaminari, the OP isn't doing this now, she's doing it next year so this year's timetable is irrelevant!

I vividly remember the year we blithely told people that they could get a bus from Verona to Riva (as had been the case for years) then that service was stopped abruptly and bus changes had to be made in Garda. Since then we've never taken the bus services for granted or expected them to stay the same.

@exploreduckling, we will post the timetables as soon as we can next year.

There will also be changes to the train timetables before your visit.

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5. Re: How to get from Verona airport to Riva

Thanks I think we will probably get the train and taxi then, or a shared taxi nearer the time if we have enough money saved :/

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