How To Get To Gardaland Theme Park
Located in the Castelnuovo del Garda commune near Verona, Gardaland Theme Park is one of the top amusement parks in Italy. The 109-acre theme park offers an array of rides for both adults and children alike. Getting to Gardaland is quite easy as it is well-connected to nearby cities like Verona. Read on to find out the best ways to reach Gardaland Theme Park.
Where Is Gardaland Located?
Getting to Gardaland by Public Transport
Travel Time: about 45 minutes
Closest Station: Peschiera del Garda
You can board trains EC, EN, FA, FR, from Verona Porta Nuova railway station to get to Gardaland. Stop at Peschiera del Garda railway station which is located only 2 km. There are shuttle bus services that travel from the station to the park every 30 min.
Travel Time: about 1 hour
Closest Stop: Gardaland
From Verona, you can take ATV bus 164, 482, 483, or SC410 (towards Garda) and stop at "Gardaland", from here it is a quick 2-minute walk to the attraction. Gardaland is also connected by direct Flixbus and Busforfun buses to various Italian cities.
Getting to Gardaland By Car
Travel Time: 30 - 50 minutes
When coming from Verona, you can take the A4/E70 motorway. Exist at Peschiera del Garda towards Pascheria and then take the Via Valeggio and head towards Via Derna and Gardaland.
You can also take the Via Città di Nimes to S.da Statale 12. Exit at Lazise/Pastrengo/Lago di Garda and get on SR450, heading towards Gardaland. Exit onto Via Derna and drive towards the park.
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.
Cost: €6 per day
There is a paid parking space available at Gardaland Theme Park.
- Parking costs €6 per day for cars and campervans; motorcycles and buses can park for free.
- Parking is limited to the opening hours of the park, and overnight parking is not allowed.
- The car park closes one hour after the park’s closing time
- There are also many places in the surrounding area suitable for car and campervan parking.
Best Ways to Get to Gardaland
Budget-friendly: If you want to get to Gardaland in a budget-friendly way, you can take the train and bus. The train from Verona Porta Nuova to Peschiera del Garda station starts from €3, while the direct 164 bus costs about €2. From other Italian cities, you can take the Flixbus, which starts from €5.
Fastest route: Driving down or taking a taxi is the fastest way to get to Gardaland from Verona. Taxis will cost between €35 - €45, and are thus fairly pricey.
Sightseeing: If you’re not on a time crunch, drive to Gardaland Theme Park yourself. You can rent a car from Verona, or other cities and stop at scenic spots along the way.
Combo (Save 5%): Gardaland Park + Verona City Card
Frequently Asked Questions About Getting to Gardaland
Gardaland is located in Castelnuovo del Garda in Northern Italy, just outside the town of Verona and on the shore of Lake Garda.
The fastest way to get to Gardaland is by driving or taking a taxi. A more economical way is by taking the train or the bus.
Driving by car is the fastest way to get to Gardaland. It is located close to the A4 and A22 motorways.
The closes bus stop is Gardaland B, which is located just 2 minutes away.
Peschiera del Garda station is closest to Gardaland, located 2 km away. There are shuttle bus services from Peschiera del Garda.
Yes, you can park at Gardaland. However, parking spaces are limited and cost €6 to spark per day.
Gardaland is located far away from major cities in the region. Unless you’ve booked a hotel very close to the theme park, you cannot walk to Gardaland.