Conference Venue

Conference Venue

The 2017 Italian Conference on ICT for Smart Cities and Communities will be held at the Polytechnic University of Bari, Via E. Orabona, 4 - 70125, Bari (BA).

Getting to the campus

The Polytechnic University of Bari is highly accessible by public transport. Local buses (AMTAB) offer a frequent and convenient way of travelling to and from campus. There are regular bus services from the city centre and the train station (Bari Centrale). Several bus stops are located near the main campus entrances:

- Via Giuseppe Re David, 200 (pedestrian entrance)

- Via Edoardo Orabona, 4 (car entrance)


Bari offers a wide choice for accommodation, with varying costs. Some hotels close to the conference location are:

Name Stars Distance Website
Campus Hotel 300 m
Hotel Adria 1.8 km
Hotel Excelsior Congressi 1.9 km
Grande Albergo delle Nazioni 2.1 km
Oriente Hotel 2.1 km
Hotel Villa Romanazzi Carducci 2.6 km

Additional hotel information is available through web sites including Tripadvisor and

From the train station (Bari Centrale), you can use the local bus service (AMTAB) to reach the Polytechnic University of Bari.

How to reach Bari

By Plane

Connections to the airport of Bari-Palese (10 km of the city center). A metro railway connects the airport to the train station (Bari Centrale) in the city center.

By Train

At the central station of Bari (Bari Centrale), long-distance express trains arrive from Roma and Milano in the north, and Brindisi/Lecce in the South.

By Car

On the highway (autostrada) no. A14 from north (direction Foggia, Pescara) or from south (direction Taranto). From Brindisi on the expressway E55. More info.

By Ship

Ferries leave from the new port of Bari to Greece, Croathia, and Albania.