How to get there?

How to get to Florence?

Here’s our detailed guide on how to get to Florence, Italy. You can easily fly, drive, catch a bus or train to Florence, here’s a guide to those options.

Arriving by plane

AMERIGO VESPUCCI AIRPORT – FLORENCE
Florence Airport is only 4 km from the city center and is well-connected to various European hubs.
Visitors can reach the city center from the airport in just 20 minutes using the tramway T2 for only €1,50.

For more information, please see here.

GALILEO GALILEI AIRPORT – PISA
Pisa Airport is located about 1 km from the Pisa Centrale railway station and is connected by the People Mover shuttle bus. Florence is about 1 hour away by train. 

For more information, please see here.

GUGLIELMO MARCONI AIRPORT – BOLOGNA

Via the Bologna Airport, you can reach Florence within half an hour by taking one of the high speed trains that are connecting Bologna and Florence. 

For more information, please see here.

AMERIGO VESPUCCI AIRPORT – FLORENCE

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Arriving by train

Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the main station in Florence and is located in the city center. It is a major transport hub on the Milan-Naples line and well connected to major Italian cities by high-speed train.

  • Bologna – 37min
  • Rome – 1h 30min
  • Milan – 1h 50min
  • Venice – 2h
  • Naples – 2h 55min

Regional trains also arrive and depart from Santa Maria Novella several times per hour, connecting Florence to other cities in Tuscany. There are also interregional and international trains. For information and to purchase tickets, visit the Trenitalia website.

Arriving by car

Florence is centrally located along the major north-south motorways.
From A1-highway take the “Firenze Sud” or the “Firenze Nord” exit depending on your travel itinerary, then follow the signs for “Centro”. Paid parking is available around the Congress area.
For maps and routes please check www.viamichelin.com.

You can also park at Villa Costanza when arriving from the A1 motorway – the first Drive & Tramway system in Italy – without exiting from the motorway. From there, the tramway will take you to the city center in a few minutes.