Four nearby international airports - Federico Fellini in Rimini, Guglielmo Marconi in Bologna, Raffaello Sanzio in Ancona Falconara, Luigi Ridolfi in Forlì - connect Riccione to the most important cities of Italy and Europe.
The railway station is in downtown: information about Italian train connections are available on Trenitalia webpage; for international online timetables visit SBB CH railway company webpage.
For those arriving by car: take the exit from the Motorway A14, which connects Riccione to the North and South of Italy (information about Italian motorways at the dedicated webpages by Autostrade per l'Italia)
It is the new public transport system that connects Riccione with Rimini and uses low environmental impact buses. The full ride includes 15 bus stops and takes 25 minutes. All information, schedules and rates can be found at the dedicated page by Start Romagna.
Start Romagna is the local means of transport company providing bus connections to the main places and areas.
Main buses travelling around Riccione:
no. 11: from Rimini to the spa area of Riccione Terme, travelling along the coast
no. 43: from downtown to the area of San Lorenzo, crossing the area of the sports facilities
no. 58: from the campings area (Fontanelle, Terme) passing through piazzale Curiel the railway station, Riccione Paese until arriving to the theme parks Oltremare/Aquafan.
no. 124: one bus route from Riccione Paese that leads both to Rimini (hospital and railway station) and to the town of Morciano di Romagna.
no. 125: from p.le Curiel to the campings area and on until Cattolica
Information and tickets: piazzale Curiel tel. +39 199-115577, Whatsapp: + 39 331-6566555
Start Romagna Website
At the railway station there is the taxi rank: information and service calling by phone at + 39 0541-600559
Map with overpasses height limits updated 24th March 2016 (jpeg file)
Discover the town on board of the little blue and white train or by bicycle
During the summer, a little train travelling around the town brings visitors to the most important places of interest. Information and timetable on the little train website.
Those who like riding by bicycle can turn to the many rental firms providing bicycles and tandem bikes. Further information at the dedicated page
Parking in town: it's not easy, especially during the summer, to park where we would like to, but some useful advice concerning parking facilities and lots could help. For further information visit the dedicated page
The name (in local pronunciation Arcaton) comes from the Greek and Byzantine occupation dated back to the sixth century AD: "Archeion" is the name of a plant, the burr, which still grows spontaneously in some areas of the beach now occupied by the bathing establishments but which was once abundant on the desert shore of Riccione.
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