Getting there & away
Ryanair flies twice daily between London Stansted and Forlì airport, 50km northwest of Rimini. Between June and August buses (0541 64 69 00; www.easyromagna.com) run to the airport from the train station to coincide with flights. The 90-minute journey costs €13.
There are regular buses down the coast to Riccione (bus 11) from the lungomare (seafront), and from the train station to San Marino (return €6.80, 45 minutes, six to eight daily). There’s a direct bus to Rome (€25, 5¼ hours) that runs daily from June to September, and on Monday and Friday from October to May.
Hourly trains run down the coast to the ferry ports of Ancona (€11.50, 1¼ hours) and Bari (€39.50, six hours). Up the line, they serve Ravenna (€3, one hour, hourly) and Bologna (€11.50, 1½ hours, half-hourly).