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From Fiumicino Airport: you can take a direct train to Roma Termini station (Leonardo express, price 14 €, 30 min. ) or a slower train to Tiburtina station (price 8 €, 45 min.). Trains leave every half an hour. Timetable can be found here (put Roma (Tutte le stazioni) as final destination). Sapienza University is within walking distance from Roma Termini station.
From Ciampino Airport: several bus companies take you to Roma Termini station. Tickets can be booked in advance but it is more convenient to catch the first bus available and buy the ticket on board (price is around 5 €). Buses leave from the parking lot in front of the airport.
Public Transportation: if you are not staying near Sapienza University, since Termini station is the main hub for the public transportation of Rome, the simplest solution is to reach there and then walk to the site of the conference. A Route Planner could be useful.
Due to the sheer number of possibilities, particularly if you are looking for an inexpensive solution, you could try using an on line booking service. A small list of hotels near Sapienza University is the following:
Via dei Salentini, 3, 00185 Roma RM, +39 06 444 0042
Largo degli Osci, 63, 00185 Roma RM, +39 06 445 0218
Via dei Liguri, 7, 00185 Roma RM, +39 06 446 9988
Viale Ippocrate, 119, 00161 Roma RM, +39 06 445 7001
The neighborhood near Sapienza University, named San Lorenzo, is well known for a lively and active nightlife due to the presence of a great number of students. The concentration of pubs, restaurants and locals is astounding, you could try exploring and discovering your own favorite. We list some places trying to cover a wide range of prices and tastes.
€€€ Il Pastificio (Roman/creative cuisine), Said (chocolate based cuisine with also tea room and selling point) is a very nice restaurants which also offers fixed price menu at lunch for around 10 e, Il Mercato Centrale inside Termini Station is a very interesting place: at the ground floor there is a common area with several stands covering the basics of Italian cuisine (price €/ €€) while on the first floor there is a high quality restaurant (€€€).
€€ Trattoria Pommidoro (Roman cuisine, grill), Osteria da Marcello (Roman cuisine), Da Franco ar Vicoletto (fish), Efeso il Barrocciaio (Pizza/Roman cuisine), Trattoria Marcantonio (Roman cuisine), Abitudini e Follie, Soul Kitchen, Porca Vacca (Pizza/grill), Ferrovecchio (Hamburger/Pizza), I Porchettoni (Roman cuisine), SanLollo (Pizza/Restaurant), La Mucca Bischera (meat), I Fratelli (Pizza/Restaurant), Il Carroccio (Pizza).
€ Bar Leonardi (diner, only lunch), La Tana Sarda, Bar delle Scienze (diner, only lunch), Un Punto Macrobiotico (Macrobiotic, vegetarian), Pizzeria Formula 1 (Pizza), Ferrazza (Wine Bar with light buffet at dinner).