Travel and Lodging

From Quattromiglia to the conference location

A bus shuttle from Quattromiglia to the location of the conference will be available during the days of the conference. There will be one bus before the conference program starts in the morning and one bus in the afternoon after the end of the conference program.

The bus shuttle will depart from Via De Pisis at 08:10 A.M.

Public trasportation is also available from Quattromiglia to the University: Bus U1 every 15 minutes since 8.21 to 20.21, and Bus U6 after 20:00. Tickets cannot be bought on board, they are sold in bars and tobacco shops.

The information below cover the most important points. Further instructions will be added closer to the conference.

Traveling to Rende

By airport

The nearest airport is Lamezia Terme Airport (SUF) (approximately 60km). There are car connections, trains and buses from Lamezia Terme Airport to Rende. The trip takes from one to two hours and the single fare ranges from 7 EUR to 25 EUR, depending on the type of the trip.

      • Car connection: Calabria Vigorosa. The fare is 20.95 EUR and can be paid during the reservation or on board.
      • Train: Trenitalia. Select as From Lamezia Terme Aeroporto and To Castiglione Cosentino.
      • Bus (Departing hours shown for each company):

By train

The nearest train station is Castiglione Cosentino and many trains are daily available from other Italian cities. Timetable details from Trenitalia website.

By car

For detailed driving directions to the location of the conference, we suggest these online resources: or


The following hotels reserve special rates for JELIA 2019 attendees. Price ranges are indicated below, depending on room type (single room, double room for one person, double room). Breakfasts are included in room rate. Reservation can made by email, please remember to mention JELIA 2019 when making your reservation.

All three hotels are in the Quattromiglia area, the urban district of Rende that is closest to the University of Calabria CAMPUS.

  • Single room: 50.00 €
  • Double room for one person: 55.00 €
  • Double room: 65.00€
  • Distance: 1,0 km
  • Single room: 50.00 €
  • Double room for one person: 58.00 €
  • Double room: 62.00€
  • Distance: 1,3 km
  • Single room: 45.00 €
  • Double room for one person: 50.00 €
  • Double room: 60.00€
  • Distance: 900 m