Where is Gardaland located? | Transportation options and routes

Where is Gardaland located?

Getting to Gardaland by public transportation

By train
By bus

Best For: Saving time
Travel time: 15 minutes (from Verona Porta Nuovo)
Nearest station: Peschiera del Garda (2 km)
Timing: Trains operate daily, departing after 5:30am until close to midnight. For full timings, it is advisable to check the train tickets and schedule.

  • Take Regionale, Frecciarossa, Trenord or Italo trains from Verona Port Nuovo station and ride 15-20  minutes to disembark at Peschiera del Garda. From there, Gardaland is only 2 km away.
  • From the train station station, there is a free shuttle bus that plies every 30 mins to and from Gardaland. 

Best for: Budget travel
Travel time: 20 minutes (from Pescheira del Garda Station)
Nearest stop: Gardaland (150 m)
Timings: Buses in Verona run from 5am till midnight. The shuttle bus begins half an hour before Gardaland opening time and goes on until half an hour post closing time.

  • Bus numbers 484, 483 and 164 towards Malcesine Autostazione stop at Gardaland
  • After reaching the Gardaland stop, walk two minutes to reach the park entrance.
  • Alternatively, take the free shuttle bus from Pescheira del Garda station. The first bus leaves 30 minutes before Gardaland opening hours, and the last one leaves 30 minutes after park closure.

Getting to Gardaland by car

Best for: Convenience
Travel time: 10-12 minutes (From Pescheira del Garda)
Distance: 5.4 km

  • Driving to Gardaland Via Derna is the best choice from Pescheira del Garda. You can also opt to drive via Milano, where the route is slightly longer but less congested.
  • The most scenic (but also the longest) route is Via XXV Aprile.
  • If you’re coming from Milan or Venice, take the A4 Milan-Venice motorway, and from Modena or Brenner, take the A22 Brenner Motorway and exit at Sommacampagna or the Peschiera del Garda.


You can park your car or campervan inside Gardaland for €6 a day. Parking for motorcycles and buses is free.

How to buy tickets to Gardaland?

Gardaland Park Tickets
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Gardaland Sea Life Aquarium Entry Tickets
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Combo (Save 5%): Gardaland Park + Verona Card
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Combo (Save 5%): 24-Hour Verona Hop-on Hop-off + Gardaland Park Tickets
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Frequently asked questions about Gardaland location

How far is Gardaland from central Verona?

Gardaland is approximately 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Verona, making it a convenient day trip for those visiting the city of Romeo and Juliet.

Is Gardaland located near Lake Garda?

Yes, Gardaland is located near Lake Garda, one of Italy's most popular lakes. In fact, it is situated in Castelnuovo del Garda, just a short distance from the southern shores of Lake Garda.

What are the different ways to reach Gardaland?

You can arrive at Gardaland by bus, train or car. The most convenient option is taking the public bus or the free shuttle from Pescheira del Garda station. Driving is another convenient option to reach Gardaland.

Can I get to Gardaland by train?

Yes, you can get to Gardaland by train. Ride the train from the Verona Porto Nuovo rail station and deboard at the Pescheira del Garda train station. From there, you can either take the free shuttle bus or a public bus to Gardaland theme park.

What is the closest train station to Gardaland in Verona?

The nearest train station to Gardaland is the Pescheira del Garda stop. It is just 2 km from the attraction. 

How do I get to Gardaland by bus?

You can take buses 483, 484 or 164 from the Pescheira del Garda station and disembark at the Gardaland stop. The bus ride is roughly around 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. 

How do I get to Gardaland by car?

Take Via Derna: This is the most straightforward way to reach Gardaland. From Strada Regionale 249, exit right when coming from via Venezia.

Are there parking facilities inside Gardaland?

Yes, there are parking slots are available inside Gardaland. The car park opens one hour before the theme park opens. 

What is the easiest way to reach Gardaland?

The best and easiest way to reach Gardaland is by taking the train to Pescheira del Garda train station, and then hopping aboard the free bus shuttle to the park.