Getting there & away
Assisi is very easy to reach by bus or train. Although the train station is 4km west in Santa Maria degli Angeli, shuttle bus C (€0.80) runs between the train station and the APM bus station on Piazza Matteotti every 30 minutes. Tickets are available in the tabacchi at the station and in town. Assisi is on the Foligno–Terontola line with regular services to Perugia (€1.80, 25 minutes, hourly). You can change at Terontola for Florence (€9.40 to €15.20, 1¾ to 2¾ hours, 10 daily) and at Foligno for Rome (€9.40 to €16, two to 2½ hours, hourly).
APM Perugia (800 51 21 41; www.apmperugia.it) runs to Perugia (€3, 50 minutes, nine daily) and Gubbio (€5.20, one hour and 10 minutes, 11 daily) from Piazza Matteotti. Sulga (800 09 96 61; www.sulga.it) buses leave from Porta San Pietro for Florence (€11, 2½ hours, one daily at 7am) and Rome’s Stazione Tiburtina (€16.50, 3¼ hours, three daily).
To reach Assisi from Perugia by road, take the SS75, exit at Ospedalicchio and follow the signs.