Politecnico di Milano 12-14 September 2016 Lecco, Italy

Travel & accomodation

On this page you will find useful informations for arranging your trip, including getting to Politecnico, booking accomodations and finding your way around town.

The above Google maps give you the exact location of the Campus where the conference will be held (Politecnico di Milano - Polo Territoriale di Lecco  - via Previati 1/c Lecco).

In order to have some more informations about your stay in Lecco and the place you may visit, you can look at the website of the Lecco Turist Office (

VISA Request: invitation letter

If you need an invitation letter in order to apply the VISA request for your travel to Italy, please download the form here available, fill it substituting the red text with your personal data and send the Word file by e-mail to the conference secretary ( When received this form completed, we will shortly send you back the invitation letter properly signed by chair of the conference committee.

Traveling to Lecco

By air

Airport: Milano Malpensa or Milano Linate
You can profit of a daily bus service from both the airport to the Central Station of Milan: with a bus every 30 minutes from Linate and one every 20 minutes from Malpensa. From Malpensa there is also a railway connection that leads directly to Milano Central Station (Malpensa Express - and from there you can take a train to Lecco. For more information about the train you can visit the following section "by train - from Milan" and the website of the Italian Railway System (Trenitalia -

Airport: Milano Orio Al Serio (Bergamo)
Take the bus (bus #1) from Orio al Serio Airport to Bergamo train station, then a train to Lecco. For more information about the train visit the following section "by train - from Bergamo" and the website of the Italian Railway System (Trenitalia -

By train

Below you can find some general informations on how to reach Lecco by train. For more detailed informations and timetables visit the website of Italian Railway System (Trenitalia -

  • from Milan : from Milano Central station or from Porta Garibaldi station get the train line Milan – Sondrio – Tirano. Travel time: 40 minutes for the express train and 1 hour for the local one

  • from Bergamo : get the train line Brescia - Bergamo - Lecco. Travel time: 40 minutes for the express train (Note: Be careful not to get on the train to Lecce which is city in Puglia!)

  • from Como : get the train line Como - Molteno - Lecco. Travel time: 1 hour and 10 minutes with train change in Molteno

  • from Sondrio : get the train line Tirano - Sondrio - Lecco - Milano. Express trains stops in Colico, Bellano, Varenna. Travel time: 1 hour and 20 minutes for the express train

By car

  • from Milan (50 km) SS36 Nuova Valsassina, a fast road (superstrada) connects Milan with Lecco within 1 hour

  • from Como (30 km) you follow the state roads 342, 639 and 36 and reach Lecco in 45 minutes

  • from Bergamo (35 km) the state roads 342 and 639 lead to Lecco in 50 minutes

  • from Sondrio (80 km) follow the state road SS 38 as far as the junction Fuentes and from there the state road SS 36 to Lecco

By taxi or private transfer

A taxi from both the Milan airport to Lecco will cost about € 130 -150.

If you prefer, during the registration, you can ask the secretary to reserve a private transfer from/to the airport. The transfer costs are listed below:

  • 110€ from Malpensa Airport (just one way)

  • 80€ from Linate Airport (just one way)

  • 75€ from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport (just one way)

The trasfer must be paid directly to the driver.

How to reach the campus from the train station

In order to reach the campus from the train station you can click here to download a map with some instructions



Lecco offers visitors accomodations of every type including large, small, and boutique hotels, bed-and-breakfast accomodations, and holiday apartments.

In the following table you can find a list of hotels you can directly contact to book your stay in Lecco.

For each hotel an indicative price for each type of room are reported. When contacting the hotel refer to CONSEC2016 conference.

(a) If you want to book at NH Hotel  Ponte Vecchio please download here a form required for the registration that must be directly send to the hotel.

  Walking distance Distance by car Single room Double room Double use single 3 people 4 people
Hotel Griso 5 * 1.5 km (20 min) 3.9 km (8 min) - 140.00 115.00 - -
NH Hotel Ponte Vecchio 4 * (a) 350 m (5 min) - 95.00 119.00 109.00 - -
Hotel San Martino 4 * - 15 km (13 min) - 90.00 70.00 - -
Hotel Alberi 3 * 1.1 km (12 min) - - - - - -
Hotel Don Abbondio 3* (only 12 rooms) 750 m (9 min) - 69.00 98.00 85.00 - -
Hotel Leonardo da Vinci 4* - 15.4km (20min) 80.00 110.00 - - -
Castello di Casiglio 4* - 20.6km (26min) 130(std) 140(sup) 200(jr.suite) 80(std) 90(sup) 150(jr.suite) - - -
Hotel Moderno 3* 950m (12min) - 50.00 70.00 - -