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How do you get from the airport to Florence? - Transfers & Shuttles

Airport transfer Florence

How to get from the airport in the center of Florence Italy? All tips about transport, shuttles and transfers between the airport and Florence (Firenze).

From airport to hotel in Florence

If you stay in Florence, probably you will arrive with your flight in Florence's own airport Amerigo Vespucci or Florence Airport. A second possibility is to arrive at Pisa airport Galileo Galilei. You can easily reach the Tuscan capital from both airports.

1. From Florence airport (Amerigo Vespucci) to the center

By public transport : You can easily get to the city by public transport. Since 2019 there is a shuttle tram that runs from the airport to the center of Firenze. This new tram, the T2, runs from the airport to the Unita stop close to the central station. The tram runs every five to ten minutes and a ticket costs € 1.50 per person. You can also choose to take the bus from Volainbus to the center. This runs every half hour from the airport to near the Santa Maria Novella station. The journey takes twenty minutes. The price is € 6 per person for a single trip. You pay ten euros for a return. (website Volainbus).

By car: Florence Airport is located in the northwest of the city about eight kilometers from the center. It is also close to the A1 and A11 autostrada. At Florence Airport you can use the car rental companies: Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore, National, Sixt, Goldcar, Locauto Rent, Enterprise, Alamo, B-Rent and Leasys Rent. It is about 20 minutes by car to the center of Florence.

By taxi: You can also take a taxi, which has a flat rate for transport to a hotel in the center. This costs between 22 € (day) and 25 € (evening) per person and € 1 extra for each piece of luggage. If you want to book a reliable taxi without stress, you can book it before your trip. The taxi driver will then pick you up from the airport. You can book such a private transfer by one of the following providers:

2. From Pisa Airport (Galileo Galilei) to Florence

By train: If you go by public transport, you have two options. Or you can take the shuttle monorail from the airport to Pisa central from where you can catch a direct train to Florence. The so-called People Mover runs every five to eight minutes. One-way tickets cost five euros to Pisa central. After this you have to buy a train ticket from Trenitalia for about nine euros one way.

By bus: You can also make the entire journey to Florence by bus. This will take about an hour. This bus runs ten times a day and drops you off at the Guidoni tram stop and at night at Santa Maria Novella. A single ticket costs fifteen euros. From Guidoni you can take the T2 tram to the center (website Caronnatour).

By car: From Pisa Airport you can also rent a car at the nearby car rental offices to which you will be taken by shuttle bus. From there it is more than an hour's drive to Florence.

By taxi: If you opt for a taxi, it is advisable to book one in advance (website). The driver will then pick you up at the terminal with a name sign and take you from the airport to your hotel in Florence. Keep in mind that Pisa is 83 kilometers from Florence, so this won't be cheap.

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