Four nearby international airports - Federico Fellini in Rimini, Guglielmo Marconi in Bologna, Raffaello Sanzio in Ancona Falconara, Luigi Ridolfi in Forlì (temporary suspension of flights at Forlì airport) - connect Riccione to the most important cities of Italy and Europe.
For those arriving by car: take the exit from the Motorway A14, which connects Riccione to the North and South of Italy (information about Italian motorways at the dedicated webpages by Autostrade per l'Italia)
It is the new public transport system that connects Riccione with Rimini and uses low environmental impact buses, soon completely electric. The complete journey includes 15 intermediate stations and takes 25 minutes. All information, schedules and rates, at the dedicated web page by Start Romagna.
Start Romagna is the local means of transport company providing bus connections to the main places and areas.
Main buses travelling around Riccione:
Bus no. 11: from Rimini to the spa area of Riccione Terme (travelling through Viale D'annunzio to viale Torino and return)
Bus no. 58: from the south area of Fontanelle to the spa area, going on to piazzale Curiel, railway station, Riccione Paese, the theme parks Oltremare/Aquafan, the town of Coriano and return.
Bus no. 43: from downtown to the northern area of Riccione San Lorenzo (sports facilities and cemetery) and return.
Bus no. 55 (summer schedules): from the spa area to the town of Misano and return.
Bus no. 124: one bus route from Riccione Paese (via Ceccarini uptown) to Rimini (hospital and railway station) another bus route from Riccione Paese to the town of Morciano di Romagna.
Bus no. 125: from downtown (p.le Curiel) to the southern area of the campsites and to the towns of Misano and Cattolica and return.
Information: Start Romagna
Ticket office: piazzale Curiel tel. +39 18.104.22.168, Whatsapp: + 39 322.214.171.1245
Start Romagna Website
At the railway station the taxi rank: information about fares on the following website - Radio Taxi Riccione - or by phone at tel. no. + 39 0541 600559
Special fares for groups of passengers - from 4 to 7 people - travelling on the same taxi in the town area: further information available at the dedicated webpage
Discover the town on board of the little blue and white train or by bicycle
During the summer, a little train travelling around the town brings visitors to the most important places of interest. Information and timetable on the little train website.
Those who like travelling by bicycles can turn to the many rental firms providing bicycles and tandem bikes. Further information at the dedicated page
Parking in town: it's not easy, especially during the summer, to park where we would like to, but some useful advice concerning parking facilities and lots could help. For further information visit the dedicated page
The name (in local pronunciation Arcaton) comes from the Greek and Byzantine occupation dated back to the sixth century AD: "Archeion" is the name of a plant, the burr, which still grows spontaneously in some areas of the beach now occupied by the bathing establishments but which was once abundant on the desert shore of Riccione.