Here you'll find various options for your journey to the Bike Festival in Riva del Garda. The location is well-connected and easily accessible from different regions.
The Garda Trentino region is conveniently accessible by plane. The nearest airports are "Verona Valerio Catullo" and "Milano-Bergamo Orio al Serio".
From the airports to Riva, there are various options like car rental, taxi, bus, or shuttle services for a comfortable onward journey.
More Information: Getting here by plane
Getting to Riva del Garda by car is a breeze
From the north:
If you're coming from the north, follow the A22 Brenner-Modena motorway and take the Rovereto sud/Lago di Garda exit. From here, the SS240 road leads you straight to Riva del Garda. The distance is just 17 km. Alternatively, you can take the scenic route through the Sarca Valley by choosing the Trento nord motorway exit and following signs for SP235 road and then SS45bis.
From the south:
You can either take the A22 Modena-Brenner motorway and exit at Rovereto sud/Lago di Garda Nord, or opt for the charming SS45 Gardesana Occidentale state road. During heavy traffic, the A22 is recommended.
The roads in Garda Trentino are well-maintained and offer impressive views. Check local traffic information for a stress-free journey:
- Brenner motorway A22 information service
- Traffic information from the Province of Trento (in Italian)
- Traffic information webcams Nago/Loppio/Mori-sud/Mori-casello to assess traffic on SS240 between Rovereto sud/Lago di Garda exit and Garda Trentino.
The Rovereto train station, which is the closest to Riva del Garda, is accessible year-round from Italy, Austria, and Germany. Here are the appropriate train connections:
By public bus from Rovereto to Riva del Garda
There's a regular public bus operated by Trentino Trasporti from Rovereto train station to Torbole, Arco, and Riva del Garda. Using the public bus is recommended if you're not bringing your own bike.
Rovereto - Riva del Garda bus schedule
Using a private bike shuttle to Riva del Garda
If you're arriving by train and bike, we recommend a private service that transports you and your bike.
Find a shuttle service for you and your bike: Garda Bike Shuttle
Biking from Rovereto to Riva del Garda
Fancy warming up?
This is the perfect way to bike from Rovereto to Riva del Garda: less than 25 kilometers, mostly downhill, and there you are!
Desenzano, Peschiera or Verona train stations
Travellers from the south can also alight at Desenzano, Peschiera or Verona train stations and take Azienda Trasporti di Verona bus connections towards Garda, Torbole, and Riva del Garda.
Current Bus Schedules