The Fucino area (former Fucine Lake) is situated in central Italy, Abruzzo region, province of L’Aquila. The School structures are in the town Celano. The School personnel will provide trasportation from and to the town only in the Fucino area, in case of need.
The Fucino area has no airport.
Anyway you can easily reach Fucino by train or bus from the main national and international Roma-Fiumicino airport. Train and bus connections are there provided to many railway stations in Rome, in particular Roma Termini and Roma Tiburtina.
Roma-Ciampino airport is connected by subway or bus to Roma Termini railway station.
Bus service is provided among airports in Rome (Ciampino and Fiumicino) and Avezzano (town 11 km away from Celano)
Other available airports in central Italy are also: Pescara-Liberi (99 km), Napoli-Capodichino (184 km), Perugia-Sant’Egidio (204 km).
The better choise is:
1) -Arrive at Rome airport (take a train or bus to Roma Tiburtina train station)
2) Take a train from Roma Tiburtina to Avezzano
you can buy a e-ticket at this link:
and complite the form:
FROM: Roma Tiburtina
cost of the ticket: about 7 Euro
The Celano-Olindoli railway station is the nearest one to the School structures. Train arrivals from Sulmona, Teramo, Pescara, Roma Tiburtina, Avezzano.
The Avezzano railway station, 11 km away from Celano, is the Fucino main station and provides more possibilities than Celano-Olindoli: trains mainly from Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina, Pescara, Sulmona.
Routes, timetables and fees on italian railway website: www.trenitalia.com
Roma Termini is connected by subway to Roma Tiburtina: (B line, heading Rebibbia, Tiburtina stop). Or by bus 649 or regional trains, on the Florence-Rome railway, stopping at Tiburtina.
There are also other train stations near Celano: Aielli (7 km), Cerchio (9 km), Collarmele (11 km).
From Italy and abroad, many bus services provide connection among a lot of cities and Avezzano (11 km away from Celano)
At the Roma Tiburtina railway station a bus service provides connection to and from Avezzano.
You can reach Celano from A25 motorway (exit: Aielli-Celano), or from some state highways. The motorways in the area are also part of european route E80.
After the motorway exit Aielli-Celano, turn right (West) on the state highway 5 (SS5). Then follow indication and signs to Celano. In order to avoid to get lost in the Fucino area, it is very recommended to use a high detailed map and/or a GPS device. Due to argicultural activities, trucks and tractors could move often even on the smaller roads.
In any case, when do you will have an idea about the time of your arrival at avezzano send us a text at 0039 393 2133191 and we will meet at Avezzano.