The success of any tourist, fair or congress destination comes down to its accessibility, good road and rail connections, and an airport within easy reach. In short, an integrated mobility system that makes the destination practical, in other words, quickly and easily accessible.
Over the last 12 months, the new "Bologna - Rimini Shuttle Service", linking the "Guglielmo Marconi" hub airport to the capital of the Romagna Riviera, has been hard at work to ensure a smooth and frequent service. The numbers reflect the fact that the initiative meets a real and extensive need: in just over a year, an additional 50,000 passengers availed of the service. Significantly, 45% of them were foreign. The United Kingdom, Germany, France and Russia are the top visitors to the Emilia Romagna region. Statistics collected by the shuttle service reveal that the peaks of passenger traffic coincide with IEG fair and congress events, and with the major events of the Riviera, such as the "Pink Night".
Reaching the Riviera di Rimini to take part in events and congresses is now easier and faster: promoters and organisers can guarantee their guests a 365-day service, ten trips a day, with departure and arrival times corresponding to the peak times of the major domestic and international flights of the airport.
The service is provided by a bus fleet consisting of vehicles ranging from 19 to 54 seats, selected according to bookings and the number of passengers expected. All vehicles are class 5/6, with low fuel consumption and a low environmental impact. They are equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a minibar.
From this spring, the shuttle has extended its connections to the entire coast of the Riviera, from Milano Marittima in the north, to Gabicce Mare on the southern route. New stops are also operating in Forlì and Cesena. To reach the various localities along the coast, just get off at one of the main towns, or in Riccione, and you will find taxis or minivans who are partners of the project, that will take you to the front door of your final destination.
Booking is simple, just click on the site - www.shuttleriminibologna.it