Details how to reach our Laboratory can be found below


By Plane

The nearest airports to the LNGS are in Fiumicino and Ciampino close to Rome. In addition there is the Abruzzo Airport in Pescara. Please note that the only convenient way to reach LNGS from Pescara Airport is by car.

If you arrive in one of the Rome airports you can use the direct bus connecting the airports and L'Aquila. The buses run according to this schedule. Tickets can be bought online in advance. It is also possible to buy the tickets directly when boarding the bus at the airport. 

Note that these busses do not arrive at the Collemaggio Bus Terminal but only at the "Hotel Amiternum" bus stop. For those arriving in the evening it my be a good deal to stay at Hotel Amiternum or at Hotel Azzurro over night.

Another solution to reach L'Aquila by public trasport is to transfer from the airports to the Tiburtina Bus Station where there are several buses departing to L'Aquila.

  • From Fiumicino you can take the train in the direction of Fara Sabina or Orte.This train stops at Roma Tiburtina
  • From Ciampino you transfer to the Termini station in the city center. From Termini reach Tiburtina Station using the Metro B. From Tiburtina Station take the bus to reach L'Aquila 


By Bus

The bus station in Rome is located in front of  the Tiburtina railway station. There are daily runs by  the TUA Company according this timetable. In L'Aquila the buses arrive at the Collemaggio Bus Terminal. For more  information: 

From the Collemaggio Bus Terminal take Mini bus nr M6 to Funivia which reaches LNGS directly without changing. The bus travels every 2h at 8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, 20:30. 
You can download the timetables on the website of the transportation company.


By Car

The laboratory is located near the Assergi exit of the A24 motorway Teramo-Rome

From Fiumicino Airport follow the signs for Rome. After about 13 km, take the ramp Naples/L'Aquila (on the right) and follow the signs for the motorway L'Aquila-Teramo/Pescara/Firenze for about 30 km. Leave the highway at  exit 14 and take the motorway A24 L'Aquila-Teramo until Assergi. After the tollgate turn right and follow the signs for the Gran Sasso National Laboratories.