How to get to San Marino

Recommended routes, parking and cable car

Located in central Italy, 10 km from the Adriatic Sea as the crow flies, San Marino is easily accessible thanks to straightforward road connections with Italy.

Getting to San Marino by car

Via A14 motorway Bologna-Ancona - exit at Rimini Sud - Superhighway Rimini-San Marino SS72
Via A14 motorway Bologna-Ancona - exit at Rimini Nord - provincial road (SP) n° 258 called "Marecchiese"

Getting to San Marino by train

Get off the train at Rimini and go to San Marino by bus.
Trenitalia call centre: from Italy - tel. 892021
Trenitalia call centre: from abroad - tel. (+39) 06 68475475

Getting to San Marino by air

There are three airports close to the Republic of San Marino:

Rimini “Federico Fellini” Intl. Airport - San Marino at 27 km -  

Bologna “G. Marconi”airport at 132 km -
Once you have landed at the airport you can head to the “Shuttle Italy Airport” shuttle that goes from Bologna to Rimini.
Shuttle Bologna airport-Rimini
Vip srl
T 0541 600100

Ancona “delle Marche”airport at 115 km -

Getting to San Marino by bus

A bus connects Rimini and San Marino every day including weekends and holidays. Tickets can be bought directly on the bus.

Fratelli Benedettini spa
T +378 903854
Bonelli Bus sas
T (+39) 0541 662069

Information on parking in San Marino

Parking rates for cars
1 hour stay: € 1.50
2 hours stay: € 3.00
from 3 to 5 hours stay: € 4.50
whole day: € 8.00

Parking rates for buses
2 hours stay: € 10.00 (minimum rate)
3-5 hours stay: € 15.00
6-24 hours stay: € 25.00
Leave and pick up operations within 30 minutes: free of charge

Parking rate for visitors staying in San Marino hotels
Buses -50%
Cars € 4.00 (24 hours)

To reach the historic centre from covered parking lot no. 9:
- Panoramic lifts;
- Via delle Scalette: a stairway of over 300 steps.

Free replacement transport service

During the extraordinary maintenance work on the lift that connects Piazzale delle Nazioni Unite and Piazzale Calcigni, a free replacement transport service from Piazzale delle Nazioni Unite to Piazzale della Stazione passing through Porta San Francesco and vice versa will be guaranteed. The service is active on weekdays including Saturdays. Click here for timetables.

Tourism Board - Parking Sector
T +378 883808

Getting to the historic centre by cable car

There is a cable car departure every 15 minutes.

Days and times
January - February from 7.45 to 18.30
March from 7.45 to 19.00
April from 7.45 to 19.30
May - June from 7.45 to 20.00
1 July - 3 September from 7.45 to 1.00
4 - 30 September from 7.45 to 20.00
October from 7.45 to 19.00
November - December from 7.45 to 18.30

One-way: € 2.80
Round-trip: € 4.50
Round trip for groups (>25): € 4.00