Florence Airport & Transfers
AMERIGO VESPUCCI - Florence Airport (FLR)
also known as 'Peretola Airport'
The FLORENCE AIRPORT is dedicated to Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512), the local Italian merchant, cartographer and navigator, one of the first explorers of the New World. The Airport consists in 2 Terminal buildings (Arrivals and Departures), a short macadam Runway of 1,688 meters long and 30 meters of width. The Airport is quite small like the planes landing here - International Flights are handled by the Pisa International Airport (45minutes from Florence by car).
The Airport is situated in the north-west side of town, 4 kilometers away Florence downtown, at the entrance of Highway A1. There is no direct railway connection to Florence Airport, but the Central SMN Railway Station can be reached through the 'VOLA in BUS' Shuttle Service (see details below).
Address: Via del Termine, 1 - Firenze /Ph. +39 (0)55 306 15
CHECK IN - Counters open at 5:00am
FLIGHTS INFO 24Hrs /Phone +39 (0)55 306 1300
TOURIST OFFICE /Phone +39 (0)55 55 315 874
Opening Hours 8:30am - 8:30pm, located at the Arrivals Terminal and provides Hosting Guides, Maps, Events Information and Flights update.
MONEY EXCHANGE OFFICE & ATM Machine
Opening Hours from 5:00am to 10:00pm.
The Exchange Office and ATM can be found both at the Arrival and Departure Terminals.
FIRST AID Station, POST Office, Restaurants, Bars and Shops
Facilities are available in all areas of the Airport.
Florence Airport is well organized for people with disabilities, assistance is offered during the various airport processes before and after the flight.
Facilities for people with disabilities are to be found anywhere in the Airport and outside areas.
LOST or DAMAGED LUGGAGE
/Phone +39 (0)55 306 1302 /Fax +39 (0)55 306 1664
Opening Hours from 8:30am to 8:00pm, the office can be found in the rear of the Arrival Terminal.
From the Airport to downtown Florence and viceversa
BUS /Phone +39 800 4242 500 (free number from Italy)
A Shuttle service called 'VOLA IN BUS' (Fly by Bus) runs from the Airport to Santa Maria Novella Railway Station every 30 minutes. The ride is 20/30 minutes long, the TICKET cost is 4,00 Euro and can be bought on the Bus. For other infos, you can check HERE
The Taxi Station is situated at the EXIT of the Arrivals Terminal, the ride takes 15/20 minutes to reach downtown Florence, depending on traffic. The TAXI FIXED RATE from the Airport to downtown Florence is 20,00 Euro (regular day)+ 1,00 Euro each luggage piece. For other infos, you can check HERE
CAR RENTALS & CAR with DRIVER
Car Rental Offices are located at the Arrivals Terminal. Opening Hours vary from 8:00am to 11:00pm, depending on the company. The Florence Airport can provide Limousine Service as well, but those may need to be reserved in advance. Please check Car Rentals & Driver Agency List
AIRPORT PARKING 24HRS
/Phone +39 (0)55 310 294
SHORT-TERM STOPS Parking
For quick offload of baggage and passengers, or collect someone from the Airport. This Parking area is located in front of the Departure Terminal Entrance and can be accessed collecting a ticket with entrance time: the Parking is free for the first 20 Minutes, after this time, customers will have to pay 2,00 Euro for the first hour and 3,00 Euro from the second hour. The daily rate for this parking area is 25,00 Euro.
LONG-TERM STOPS Parking
This Parking area is bigger, more convenient and ideal for stops longer than 24hours. It is located directly opposite to the short-term stops parking area and it is under manner patrol 24hrs a day. Parking Fee: 1,00 Euro for each of the first five hours of parking; 6,00 Euro for six to twelve hours of parking. A whole daily fee is 14,00 Euro. Motorists will pay 10,00 Euro for each day of parking.