CogSci2005 - XXVII Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

Travel links and maps

The 27th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society will be held at the
Convention Centre of Stresa.


For travel links, maps and touristic informations see also the Lake District


  tel. +39 0323 30416

Beyond its amazing geographical setting, Stresa is located in an excellent position as it can be reached very easily. Indeed, Stresa is situated on the Sempione route, served by international roads and railways. The airports of Milan (Malpensa Km 45 and Linate Km 90) guarantee fast and comfortable arrival by plane. All the localities on the lake are also linked to each other by the frequent service offered by the Lake Maggiore Navigation Company.

How to reach Stresa

 By car:
From Milan, highway Autostrada dei Laghi (A8), and then Autostrada dei Trafori (A26) towards Gravellona Toce, EXIT - Carpugnino, 5 Km outside Stresa. Check your route by means of the ViaMichelin site,

 By train:
Frequent connections on the line Milano-Domodossola (Geneva - Berne).
See the timetable and straight purchase tickets:

 By plane:
Stresa can be reached via the two international airports serving the city of Milano: Linate and Malpensa. Participants arriving by plane at Milano-Linate airport can reach Milano Central Railway Station by the non-stop bus departing right in front of the arrival exit (tickets for both bus and train in the arrival hall). Participants arriving at Milano-Malpensa Airport (40 km south of Stresa) can take the trains of the Milano-Domodossola line at the Railway Station of Gallarate (near the Airport-bus service).

[Malpensa Airport]
From the Malpensa airport it is possible to reach Stresa by bus Alibus. Alibus stop in Malpensa Airport is located at Terminal 1, bus stop number 22 (Verbania-Malpensa). The bus ALIBUS will depart from Milan Malpensa every day. It is possible to buy ticket on board. However, seats must be reserved by 12 a.m. of the day before the departure, by contacting 0039 0323 552172 or sending a fax to 0039 0323 552165.
NOTE: For Sunday and Monday transfers, it is necessary to make the reservation by 12.00 am. of the Saturday before.
>   bus timetable (.pdf file)

From Malpensa airport it is possibile to reach Stresa also by train (from Gallarate train station). For timetables please check on the Italian train system website:
To reach the station, shuttle buses are available outside the airport or by taxi it is just a 7km ride.

From Malpensa airport it is possibile to reach Stresa also by taxi: from Malpensa to Stresa it is just a 50km ride.

[Linate Airport]
From Milano Linate Airport to Milano Centrale Railway Station there is a bus every 30 minutes every day from 5.40 am to 9.35 pm. From Milano Centrale Railway Station to Milano Linate Airport there is a bus every 30 minutes every day from 6.05 am to 11.45 pm.

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