Bus, light rail, taxi, and sustainable mobility: Brescia’s transportation services take you to the best sports in the city and connect you to the lakes and all the corners of the province. Brescia is a modern city which remains people-friendly, with an ever-growing network of bike lanes and trails.

Getting around Brescia is very easy: find out all your options!

Getting around Brescia by bus

Public buses in Brescia are organized along 16 routes which serve every area of the city and 14 adjacent towns (Borgosatollo, Botticino, Bovezzo, Caino, Castel Mella, Cellatica, Collebeato, Concesio, Flero, Gussago, Nave, Poncarale, Rezzato, Roncadelle).

This bus service is managed by Brescia Mobilità ( www.bresciamobilita.it/, tel. +39 030 3061200, WhatsApp +39 340 0702227, 7:30am – 10pm).

Buses run:

  • Weekdays: approximately from 5am to midnight.
  • Weekends: approximately from 6am to midnight.
  • On Easter day, Christmas, and 1st May service ends at 12:30pm.

Zone 1 fare:

  • € 1,70 individual ticket
  • € 15 10-ride ticket (one ticket is valid for 90 minutes)
  • € 3,80 24-hour pass
  • Children up to 1 m of height travel free of charge.

Tickets can be purchased at the vending machines located in the stations, at the tobacconist’s, infopoint offices, with the service Travel with a Beep, on the app DropTicket e Bresciapp!.

They are valid both on the light rail and buses. You can also buy a ticket for Zones 1 and 2 valid for 100 minutes on board the bus, at a cost of € 2,20.

Getting around Brescia by light rail

Brescia’s new automatic light rail has been operating since 2013. It connects the north and south-east sides of the city passing from the city centre, the train station, and the main hospitals.

The service runs from 5am to 12am, with trains every 4 to 6 minutes during rush hours and 7 to 10 minutes in the evening and weekends.

Zone 1 fare:

  • € 1,70 individual ticket
  • € 15 10-ride ticket (one ticket is valid for 90 minutes)
  • € 3,80 24-hour pass
  • Children up to 1 m of height travel free of charge.

Tickets can be purchased at the vending machines located in the stations, at the tobacconist’s, Infopoint offices, on the app DropTicket or Bresciapp!, and through the service Travel with a BEEP. They are valid on the light rail and buses.

For information and details on fares 7:30am – 10pm:

How to call a taxi in Brescia

Brescia’s taxi service is managed by
Radio Taxi Brixia

service 24/7
tel. +39 030 35 111 

Taxi standing areas in Brescia

  • Stazione standing area: just outside of the train station. Centre-south side of the city;
  • Ospedale standing area: in the square by the main entrance to Spedali Civili hospital;
  • Ospedale Satellite standing area: by the entrance to the Accident & Emergency Service in Via Valsabbina;
  • Venezia standing area: in Largo Torrelunga by Piazzale Arnaldo. East side of the city.
  • Cefalonia standing area: in Brescia 2 business district. In Via Cefalonia 70, entrance to “Cristal Palace”. South side of the city;
  • Veneto standing area: in Via Veneto opposite street number 69. North-west side of the city.
  • X (Dieci) Giornate standing area: in the old centre, at the X Giornate / Corso Zanardelli street corner;
  • Dalmazia standing area: in Via Dalmazia opposite Mediaworld. South-west side of the city.
  • San Faustino standing area: in the old centre, in Via S. Faustino opposite street number 12, behind Loggia palace;
  • Sant’Anna standing area: Via Bazoli, opposite San Filippo Sports Facility. North-west side of the city.
  • Milano standing area: in Via Milano, by the entrance to Vantiniano Cemetery. West side of the city;
  • Tribunale standing area: in Via Lattanzio Gambara in front of the entrance to the new Courthouse. Centre-south side of the city;
  • Poliambulanza standing area: in Via Bissolati 57 in front of the main entrance to Poliambulanza hospital. South-east side of the city;
  • Sant’Eufemia standing area: in Via Parrocchia at the beginning of Sant’Eufemia district near Mille Miglia Museum

Getting around Brescia by bike

Brescia is more and more sustainable!

The city has an ever-growing system of bike lanes which enable bikers to easily move through the city centre and reach the surrounding villages and towns.

For more information and details about bike lanes and trails, visit www.comune.brescia.it 
(section “services” → “mobility and traffic”)

Bike sharing in Brescia

Bicimia is Brescia’s bike sharing service ( bicimia.bresciamobilita.it, tel. +39 030 3061200 from 7:30am to 10pm).

It enables you to rent a bike, use it for as long as you need, and leave it at any bike stations in the city. Currently, there are 83 active bike sharing stations throughout the city, 5 of which also offer pedal assisted bikes (Stazione, Arnaldo, S. Faustino, Zanardelli, Branze).

To use this service, you need to enroll at the Infopoint of Via Trieste 1 or Via della Stazione 47a, or at one of the four city parking lots (Fossa Bagni, Vittoria, Ospedale nord, Stazione). Upon enrollment, you will receive the Omnibus Card, an electronic card necessary to unlock and lock the bikes.

Cost of Bicimia service: free up to 45 minutes, € 1 from 45 min to 2 hours, € 2 from 2 to 3 hours, € 5 over 3 hours.

Bike rental in Brescia

Alternatively, Bike Station in Piazzale della Stazione offers a rental service for traditional bikes ( www.bresciamobilita.it/green/bikepoint, +39 030 3061224, € 1 up to 2 hours, € 2 from 2 to 5 hours, € 4 daily flat fee).

Parking in Brescia

Brescia offers several parking facilities both in proximity to the city centre and in other areas of the city.
Moreover, there are four free or reduced-fare park&ride facilities for those who use the light rail and buses.

Piazza Vittoria, Stazione FS, and Arnaldo Park are accessible with Telepass.
The parking fare is charged on the device without needing to stop at the pay stations.

Parking facilities by Brescia’s city centre

Parking facilities are without any doubt the most convenient choice for those who need to reach Brescia’s city centre. Indeed, the area between Piazza Loggia-Piazza Paolo VI squares and Corso Zanardelli is a pedestrian and restricted access (ZTL) area, monitored through video surveillance.

These recommended parking options are a few minutes away by walking from the pedestrian area in the old centre:

  • Piazza Vittoria, Piazza della Vittoria (520 spots): it is the most central parking facility in the city.
  • Fossa Bagni, Piazza Fossa Bagni (560 spots);
  • Piazza Mercato, Piazza del Mercato(190 spots);
  • San Domenico, Piazza San Domenico (72 spots);
  • Benedetto Croce, Piazzetta Don L. Sturzo (72 spots);
  • Arnaldo Park, Piazzale Arnaldo (263 spots + 30 garages);
  • Autosilo 1, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 3 (340 spots).

Alternatively, it is possible to use street parking (free and paid parking), park at the Castle (free), and by Parcheggio Goito (Via Spalto S. Marco, 8, 215 spots, paid).

Fares range from € 1 / h (Arnaldo Park) to € 3 / h (Piazza Vittoria). Residents receive a Park City Card, which gives them a 50% discount on the hourly rate. For further details, read the “tariffe” (fares) section on the website  Brescia Mobilità.

Parking in Brescia in other parts of the city

The most important parking facilities in the city include:

  • Randaccio, Via Lupi di Toscana, 4 (180 spots);
  • Ospedale Nord, Piazza San Padre Pio da Pietralcina, 1 (1410 spots);
  • Ospedale Sud, Via Ducco, angolo via dal Monte, 44 (500 spots);
  • Freccia Rossa, Viale Italia, 31 (2,500 spots);
  • Stazione, Viale Stazione, 51 (1,000 spots);
  • Castellini, Via Castellini, angolo via Mantova (230 spots, free);
  • Palagiustizia, Via Gambara, 44 (570 spots):
  • Crystal Via Aldo Moro, 17 (450 spots).

Park&Ride locations – car, light rail, bus

There are four Park&Ride parking facilities, free or at reduced fare for those who park their car to use the light rail or bus:

  • North: Prealpino, by the light rail stop (410 spots);
  • North: Casazza, Via Triumplina 181/02 (behind the Futura building) (160 spots);
  • East: S. Eufemia-Buffalora, Via Agostino Chiappa (in front of the light rail terminal) (395 spots);
  • South-East: Poliambulanza, by the light rail stop (270 spots).

For the complete list of parking options in Brescia and their terms of use, visit the dedicated page on the website of  Brescia Mobilità.