How to Arrive
Sirmione is located in the southern Garda Lake area, in the province of Brescia, namely in the territory of Lombardy Region, near the border with the provinces of Mantua and Verona. You can get to Sirmione by your own means, such as car or camper, or by public transport services, such as bus, train and plane. In the map and in the details below you can find any useful information on how to reach Sirmione and to travel while spending your holiday within that zone.
TO SIRMIONE BY CAR
You can reach Sirmione by car along the A4 Turin-Trieste motorway and taking the Sirmione exit, alternatively you can drive on the SR 11 ring road and exit at Sirmione.
If your destination is in the centre of Sirmione, we suggest you consult the Parking page in order to find out how to best travel around avoiding the no-traffic zone and, in addition, the most suitable solution to park your vehicle.
The Welcome Point allows automatic transit only to authorized vehicles, for which a special lane is reserved.
For vehicles whose license plate is already entered in the ZTL system, access is therefore automatic, in compliance with the time slots for entering the centre.
Those who instead need to stop temporarily to carry out loading / unloading operations in piazzale Porto will have to display the appropriate ticket issued by the Welcome Point employee, which will allow them to stop for a maximum period of 2 hours.
The operations for registering and entering the license plates to be authorized in the system will be carried out in the following ways:
- For those who have to stop temporarily in Piazzale Porto / Lungolago Diaz, the operator will issue a ticket with the license plate number to be displayed clearly, in order to stay for a maximum of 2 hours (see FAQ).
- For those who also need to access the ZTL area, the operator will issue a ticket with the license plate number, which is essential to be able to complete the accreditation according to the category to which they belong, such as for example a customer staying once he arrives at the hotel, disabled, taxi, NCC, non-regular supplier. (see FAQ and ordinance n.20 for the modalities).
How does the restricted traffic area work?
TO SIRMIONE BY TRAIN
There is no train station in Sirmione, however the city is located along the Milan-Venice railway line: the nearest railway stations to Sirmione are those in Desenzano del Garda and Peschiera del Garda, served by regional, intercity and high-speed trains, with stops about every hour or even more frequently. From these two stations it is possible to reach Sirmione by bus or taxi.
TO SIRMIONE BY BUS
To get to or from Sirmione by bus you can use the extra-urban lines Arriva and Flixbus, checking the relevant services and timetables on the respective sites. As for the internal connections in Sirmione and among its districts, the integrated urban mobility service is active. To know the times, routes and stops you can contact the Infopoint of Sirmione.
Below you find the list of ticket resellers in Sirmione.
Tabaccheria Yang Yi Ling, via Colombare n. 112
Edicola l’Arcobaleno, via Todeschino n. 19
Edicola Guerra, via San Martino della Battaglia n 4
TO SIRMIONE BY PLANE
For those traveling by plane, the nearest airports to reach Sirmione are Verona Catullo and Bergamo Orio al Serio. Many travelers also arrive in Sirmione from Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate and Venice Marco Polo terminals. From the airports taxi, car rental, bus and train services are moreover available to arrive in Sirmione.
TO SIRMIONE BY TAXI
You can get to Sirmione by taxi from any destination, especially with airport transfers from nearby airports and railway stations (such as Desenzano and Peschiera del Garda).
Taxis are allowed to access the historical town centre, which is closed to traffic, and can take you to the accommodation you have booked.
There is a taxi rank near the InfoPoint in Viale Marconi, just before the entrance to the castle.
You can book a taxi by calling +39 030 916082
It is possible and convenient to reach Sirmione with the public navigation service which leaves from all the towns of Lake Garda. For all the information, consult the Naval transport page.
In addition to the public navigation service, it is possible to reach Sirmione by water, both with private services and with your own boat, taking advantage of the ports and boathouses available.