How to reach MBC

Transportation How to get to the MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTER (MBC)

Via Nizza, 52 - 10126 Torino


By Train

From the main railway station (Porta Nuova) into the station take underground (direction Lingotto) and get off at Nizza. Walk in the same direction, along Via Nizza for about one block and you will find the Molecular Biotechnology Center (MBC) on your right (total time 15 minutes).

From Porta Susa Railway Station take underground (direction Lingotto) and get off at Nizza. 

It takes 26 minutes to walk from Porta Nuova railway station, along Via Nizza, to the Molecular Biotechnology Center.   


By Flight

We have listed directions from 2 different airports: Turin and Milan. Depending on your country of departure, you could benefit from very interesting low cost prices when flying either to Turin or Milan.

From Turin Airport (CASELLE) Taxi is the most convenient and fast way to get from the airport, taking around 30 minutes, and costing about 40 €. There is a shuttle link (bus company ‘Sadem’) from the airport to the centre which leaves every 15 minutes, costs 6 €, and takes around 35 minutes to arrive at Porta Nuova railway station. From there, please follow directions as above. There is also the possibility to take a train from Turin Airport to Torino Dora station, 27 minutes from the airport to Torino Dora, and from there 26 minutes by bus (52) to Porta Nuova. For additional information on Turin Airport please visit their website at: 

From Milan Malpensa Airport The bus company ‘Sadem’ also runs a shuttle service from Milan Malpensa Airport (one-way ticket €18) which takes 2 hours to arrive at Porta Nuova railway station. For additional information on Milan Malpensa Airport please visit their website at:  

From Milan Linate Airport Linate Airport is about 8 kms to the East of the centre of Milan. If you arrive at Linate the best way to get to Turin is to catch a bus to Milan Central Station and then take the train to Turin (Porta Nuova). There is an airport bus service - STARFLY - providing buses every 30 minutes to and the airport and the station which costs 2 € single. At Linate the stop is just outside the exit from Arrivals and the first bus leaves at 6.05 am and the last at 11.35pm. At Milan Central Station the bus-stop is on your left as you leave the station, and the first bus leaves for Linate at 5.40 am and the last at 9.35pm. Trains run between Turin and Milan every hour, the journey time is about 1 hour 30 minutes and the cost is between 8 € and 12 € depending on train category For additional information on Milan Linate Airport please visit their website at:  


By car

Coming from Milan, leave the motorway at Corso Giulio Cesare. Go past the first roundabout (on the left you can see the supermarket AUCHAN) and turn left at the next roundabout at the IVECO factory. Continue on this road and at a certain point you will arrive at a traffic light where you can only turn right or left; take the left turn and then immediately right onto Corso Casale (towards the city centre). Carry on straight, passing two bridges on your right (the second of which features the round church of the ‘Gran Madre’ on you left).  Go straight on until the next bridge, turn right onto this bridge and carry on for about one mile, taking care to stay in the right-hand side lane in order to turn left in Via Nizza (before arriving at Porta Nuova railway station). Carry on straight in Via Nizza and you will find the Molecular Biotecnology Center (MBC) on your right after the fifth traffic light. It takes around 1H45 to drive to the MBC From the motorways of Savona or Piacenza-Brescia, exit the motorway at Corso Unità d´Italia and go straight for 5-6 miles. Turn left at the first traffic light after the underpass onto Corso Dante, and continue until the second traffic light at the intersection of Corso Dante with Via Nizza, then turn right. The Molecular Biotechnology Center is on the left in the third block next to a church.