Scuola Normale Superiore
Piazza dei Cavalieri 7
56126 Pisa (PI), Italy
The closest airport is the Pisa Airport "Galileo Galilei". There are daily flights from several Italian cities and also direct flights from London, Paris, Berlin, Munich, Madrid, Manchester, Bruxelles. The airport is connected to the city centre by train (from "Pisa Aeroporto" to "Pisa Centrale") or by bus. From Roma Fiumicino airport: take the train up to Roma Ostiense or Roma Termini, where almost all trains of the Pisa-Roma line stop. There are direct trains (every 30-60') which will take you from Roma Termini or Roma Ostiense to Pisa in approx 3/4 hours. The airport is very close to the town and you can take a taxi (fare is approx. 10 Euros) or take the bus "LAM ROSSA", then change at "Stazione FS" and take "LAM VERDE". Bus tickets can be bought BEFORE getting on the bus, at tobacconist’s or newspapers stand, and then validated on board. You can even buy them on board.
The main station is "Pisa Centrale". There are two smaller stations, "Pisa San Rossore", in the north-west part of the town, where only a few regional trains stop and "Pisa Aeroporto" at the airport. Pisa can be reached from most Italian and European cities via Florence, Turin, Genoa or Rome. An online timetable of Italian Railways is available at the website www.trenitalia.com. Please check if your ticket must be stamped BEFORE getting on the train. You can reach Piazza dei Cavalieri by taxi (fare is approx. 10 Euros) or you can walk 20'-25': go straight ahead in Viale Gramsci, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele and then Corso Italia. At the end of Corso Italia cross the "Ponte di Mezzo" bridge, and go straight. After 400 m, go left in "Via Consoli del Mare", Piazza dei Cavalieri is in front of you.
Arriving from the Highway Firenze-Pisa "Autostrada A11-E76" or Genova-Rosignano "Autostrada A12-E80", take the exit at Pisa Nord and go on Strada Statale n.1 Aurelia for 8 Km. Then turn left in Viale delle Cascine. Pass in Via Contessa Matilde (the tower is at your right) and continue straight ahead for 1 Km. From this point you can walk towards the center of Pisa in order to reach Piazza dei Cavalieri.