Florence is well-connected to the rest of the world and is easy to reach by both land and air.
Airport of Florence Peretola The Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence (Airport IATA code. FLR; call center 055 30615; www.aeroporto.firenze.it) is located 4 km from the city center and connects the Tuscan capital with all major national and Europe.
VolaInBus (800 37 37 60; www.fsbusitalia.it; round trip €6/10; travel time 30 min; frequency every 30 min from 5 to 8 pm and every hour from 10 pm to 24) This is the bus service that connects the airport with the station of Santa Maria Novella.
Taxi To reach the city center and the main hotels there is a fixed weekday fare of €22, to which is added a surcharge of €1 for each piece of luggage
carried. The journey takes about 15 minutes. For other destinations the costs vary depending on the distance.
Pisa Airport The Airport ‘Galileo Galilei’ of Pisa (Code IATA airport PSA; call center 050 84 93 00; www.pisa-airport.com) is located 80 km from Florence and guarantees the connections domestic and European connections operated by low-cost airlines and intercontinental ones.
Terravision (www.terravision.eu; one-way/ round trip adults €4.99/9.98, children €4/8; travel time 70 min;
frequency varies from 30 to 60 min from 8:50 a.m. to 0:20 a.m.)
It is one of the companies that connects the airport of Pisa with Santa Maria
Novella and with the airport of Florence Peretola.
Tickets can be purchased online or at the time of boarding the bus.
Autostradale (02 3008 90 00; www.autostradale.it; roundtrip adults €7.5/13.50; children €4.75; travel time 70 min; variable frequency
30 to 75 min from 8:45 a.m. to00.20) Runs service direct from the airport to Santa Maria Novella.
In case you are interested, be aware that all buses departing from the Pisa airport also reach Siena
(round tripadults €15/28).
Taxi (Radio Taxi 050 54 16 00; fares from €6.30) If you are allergic to buses, you might unfortunate to consider consider the idea of reaching Florence from Pisa airport by cab: be aware, however that the cost of the single ride is around to €140 and that the timetravel time is not too different from that
taken by buses.
Alternatively, one can reach the station in Pisa and from there take a train to the capital city.
Stazione di Santa Maria Novella
La Stazione di Santa Maria Novella (Piazza della Stazione) è il principale scalo ferroviario di Firenze, nel quale arrivano tutti i Frecciarossa e
i treni regionali e interregionali di Trenitalia (89 20 21; www.trenitalia.com), oltre ai convogli di Italo (www.italotreno.it).
Per raggiungere il Duomo dovrete usare l’autobus ATAF della Linea 22 (frequenza ogni 15 min, fermata in Piazza della Stazione).
Per San Marco e Santa Croce le linee utili sono la 14, 22 e 23 (frequenza ogni 12 min, fermata in Piazza della Stazione).
Per arrivare in Oltrarno prendete le linee 6, 11 or 23 (frequency every 10 min, stop at the Station).
Other stations railways
At the station of Firenze Rifredi arrive and depart the trains that operate on regional lines to Prato, Bologna, Pisa, Livorno, Lucca, La Spezia, Siena and Grosseto, as well as Intercity trains to Rome Termini, Milan, Naples and Trieste