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From Florence Airport to Florence city center

How to move once you land in Florence

The Amerigo Vespucci Airport is in the northwestern outskirts of Florence, just 4 kilometers from the historic city center. It offers numerous daily connections to Italian destinations and the most important European cities.

Once landed here, it's easy to reach the city using either public or private transportation

  • 1.
    By Tram
  • 2.
    By Taxi
  • 3.
    By Rental Car

By Tram

Line T2 of Florence tram service runs between Santa Maria Novella railway station and Florence Airport every day, from 5.00 a.m. to 00.30 a.m. (until 2.00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights).
The ride is about 20 minutes long.
The stop "Peretola - Aeroporto" is only 2 minutes walk from the Arrivals / Departures terminal.

Tickets cost 1.50 euro and can be purchased at the vending machines that can be found at every stop; they cannot be bought onboard.
Bags with a maximum weight of 10 kg and maximum dimensions of 55x40x20 cm are allowed onboard free of charge; larger and heavier bags require an additional ticket (the ones bigger than 80x45x25 cm and/or with a weight over 20 kg are prohibited).


By Taxi

In Florence there are two companies that provide the Taxi service - Taxi4242 and Taxi4390 - and both operate at the airport. The parking spot is in on the side of the Airport, and taxis can also be requested or booked by phone, text/chat message, Apps.

The ride between the Airport and the central area of Florence has a pre-established fare of 22 euro (plus extras: luggage, night/holiday fares).


By Rental Car

If you are planning to rent a car, check the list of car rental companies based at Florence airport (the Car Hire Terminal is in Via Palagio degli Spini, connected with the Airoport by a shuttle service, every 20 minutes). 

It's also possible to rent a chauffeured car (N.C.C.).

For more information check out "Flying to Tuscany", our short guide to the airports of Pisa and Florence.

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