PERUGIA Transport out of town -
All the railway lines are part of the FS state-run railway system and
stop at a station on Piazza Vittorio Veneto, well
away from the historic center (about 3km from the center in the
lower suburb of "Fontivegge" or "Fonti di Veggio")
but a 15-minute ride on buses from the center of
Bus services leave from the forecourt outside
the station and, depending on the service, drop you in Piazza Italia or
Piazza Matteotti, both equally convenient for Corso Vannucci.
tickets (valid for 40 or 70min) are available from a small booth in the
forecourt or a machine by the entrance.
Perugia also sits on the privately run FCU train line that serves
Its main station in Perugia is "Stazione Sant Anna" (
halfway up the hill, just off Piazza dei Partigiani), all the regional
trains pull first into the outlying Ponte San Giovanni Station, then chug
10 minutes up a capillary line to the Sant'Anna Station . All outgoing
trains depart first from Sant'Anna Station.