Prof. Alberto Credi

CLAN Scientific Director

Istituto ISOF-CNR

Bldg. 12, 1st Fl., Rm. 313

Tel. +39 051 6398320

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Directions from the main train station "Bologna Centrale"

By bus

  • Follow the sign for exit "Piazza Medaglie d'Oro" (city center).
  • Reach the bus stop in via Indipendenza (5 min walking).
  • Take bus n. 37 (frequency every ca. 15 min).
  • Alternatively, take bus n. 87 (frequency every ca. 25-30 min).
  • The bus stop is "Rotonda CNR".

For more information, please visit the Bus Company (TPER) web site.


By walking:

  • The CNR Area is located just 2 km away from the main train station (Bologna Centrale).
  • In the train station, follow the exit "Via Carracci".
  • Once you are out of the building, walk for about 30 min by following the map.
  • As there are almost no arcades along the way, walking is discouraged in case of bad weather.

By taxi:

  • On exiting from the train station, follow the sign for "Via Carracci".
  • You will find taxis out front. The cost to reach CNR Bologna is approximately 10 Euros.


ATTENTION: you cannot hail a taxi on the street in Bologna. You must either get a taxi at a designated taxi stand or call 

COTABO (Cooperativa Taxisti Bolognesi) Tel. 051-372727

CAT Radiotaxi Bologna Tel. 051-4590

By car:

  • From A1 or A14 motorways, enter the beltway (tangenziale) of Bologna.
  • Take exit n. 5 (Lame), direction city center.
  • Follow the signs "CNR" or "Area della ricerca CNR"; drive along via Cristoforo Colombo, via Marco Polo, via Yuri Gagarin and via Piero Gobetti. The CNR area is at the end of via Gobetti (dead-end street). The distance from the exit is ca. 4 km.

Map to CLAN

CNR - Via Piero Gobetti 101, Bologna