Arriving in Destination

City services:

  • Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris

Bus half-hourly 5.45am to midnight, hourly from 12.30am

  • Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome

Train every 30 minutes 6.30am–11.40pm; bus: 8.30am–12.30am, plus four 1.15am–5am

*Atatürk International Airport, İstanbul

Bus half-hourly 4am–1am; metro & tram: frequent 5.40am–1.40am

  • Barajas Airport, Madrid

Bus every 15 to 30 minutes; metro frequent 6.05am–2am

Getting There & Away

Getting to Mediterranean Europe is easy. Most of the world's major airlines serve the region and there are plenty of budget airlines operating within Europe. Road and rail networks connect with countries in northern and eastern Europe, while ferries sail into the region from the UK and North Africa.

Flights, cars and tours can be booked online at lonelyplanet.com.

Getting Around

Getting around Mediterranean Europe poses no great difficulties. There's a comprehensive transport network, and relations between countries are generally good. Ensure that you have a valid passport and check any visa requirements before travelling.