Ducati can be easily reached by taxi from Bologna's Airport Guglielmo Marconi.www.bologna-airport.it
The taxi stand is right outside of the arrivals terminal (about 8 € and a 10 minutes ride).
Bologna is located in the northeast of Italy, 1 hour from Florence, 2 hours from Milan, 2 hours from Venice and 3.5 hours from Rome and at the crossroads of all the main Italian motorways (autostrade): the A14, A13 and A1.
For directions see Google Maps above.
Ducati (Museum and Factory) is located in Via Antonio Cavalieri Ducati, 3 - Bologna
GPS: 44.516399,11.267574 / N 44.30.970 E 11.16.140
Bologna is a main stop on the Italian rail system and all of the most important national and international lines pass through it. Trains depart from Milan and Rome to Bologna almost every hour. To get from the Bologna Central Station to the Ducati factory, you can either take a taxi (about 15 € and a 20 minutes ride), a bus (1 € bus ticket and an approximately 40 minute ride) a train or a suburban train (1 € ticket and the trip takes about 10 minutes).
Taxi. The taxi stop is in the small square in front of the station. Ducati is located on Via Cavalieri Ducati 3, Borgo Panigale. Tell the taxi driver, sit back and relax.
Bus Get on bus number 36 going towards the "Barca" or the number 39 that circles the city. From either bus, get off a the first stop of Via Lame and change to bus number 13, going towards "Via Normandia - Borgo Panigale". Get off the bus at the stop named "Borgo Panigale", at the intersection between via Marco Emilio Lepido and Via Cavalieri Ducati. Take Via Ducati (coming from the centre of Bologna, it is a left turn) and you will find the entrance to the Company on your right after approximately 200 metres.
The Suburban train service (Suburbana) leaves from central station - platform West (binario ovest) to the Borgo Panigale station.
By train take the one to Porretta Terme or Vignola.
When you get off the train in Borgo Panigale, go up the stairs to the street above you and reach the bus stop. Take bus number 13 towards via Normandia and get off at the 3rd stop called "Borgo Panigale", nearby the intersection between via Marco Emilio Lepido and Via Cavalieri Ducati. Take Via Ducati and you will find the entrance to the comapny on your right after approximately 200 metres.
For more information regarding train schedules and stations please check:www.trenitalia.com
For more information on the Suburban train, visit www.atc.bo.it orhttp://www.suburbanafbv.it/
Fisica in Moto (physics on motorcycles), located at the historical Ducati
factory in Borgo Panigale, is the interactive didactic
physics laboratory dedicated specifically to high school students
created through the collaboration of the Fondazione Ducati together and
the Liceo Malpighi (Malpighi high school) in Bologna.
The purpose of the laboratory is to build a bridge between schools and businesses through the experience of science and technology museums. Specifically designed and custom-built interactive machines will be used inside the laboratory to demonstrate the principles of physics that students learn at school, as well as phsyics’ relationship with a Ducati MotoGP bike. The whole course has been developed with thecollaboration of the professors from Bologna’s Malpighi high school anduniversity lecturers.
For further information about the visits program, visit Fisica In Moto Website.