Florence Airport Guide (FLR)

Airport info
Code: FLR
Address:
Via del Termine 11, Firenze, Florence, 50127, Italy
Location:

Florence Airport is located 4km (2.5 miles) northwest of Florence.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +39
Telephone:
+39 0553 0615
Timezone: GMT ++01:00
Map:
Florence Airport map

Formally known as Amerigo Vespucci Airport and Peretola Airport, Florence Airport is located a short distance from central Florence and is one of two major airports in Tuscany. Our Florence Airport guide includes vital contact information, as well as details relating to terminal facilities, public transportation and nearby accommodation.

Airport news

The construction work to connect the airport and the city centre of Florence by extending tram line 2 is still in progress. 

Information

There is an information and tourist information desk (tel: +39 055 315 874) in Arrivals, open from 0900 to 1900 Mon-Sat and 0900 to 1400 on Sunday and Easter sunday.

Driving directions

From central Florence, take the Via della Scala (which merges into Via Francesco Baracca). From here, take a slight right onto Viale L. Gori, which leads directly to the airport terminal.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail:Regular shuttle buses link Florence Airport with Florence's Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, from which trains operate to destinations throughout Italy and beyond (tel: +39 199 892 021; www.trenitalia.com). The journey time from the airport to the station is about 20 minutes.

Public transport road

Bus: ABusItalia (tel: +39 055 56501; www.fsbusitalia.it) shuttle service operates half-hourly (0530-0030) from Florence Airport, taking about 20 minutes to reach the city centre.

Taxi:Authorised taxis (tel: +39 055 4242 or +39 055 4390) can be found outside the terminal. The journey time into the city is about 15 minutes, and fixed rate fares start at €22, rising slightly at night and during holiday periods.

Terminal facilities

Money

An ATM is located in Arrivals with currency exchange.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi internet access (for up to one hour) is available throughout Florence Airport. Free Wi-Fi is also available within the airport’s Masaccio Lounge, where internet-enabled computers are also available.

Food

There is a café and a choice of two snack/pizza outlets within the terminal.

Shopping

There is a good selection of shops at Florence Airport, offering food and wine, gifts, fashion, jewellery and other goods. Duty-free is available in Departures.

Luggage

There is a lost and found office (tel: +39 055 306 1300) in baggage reclaim. The airport's website also has a dedicated section for passengers to report and claim missing items.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The Masaccio lounge, on the first floor of the departures area, has an office area with computers, printers and internet facilities. Extensive meeting space is available at nearby hotels, including the Novotel Firenze Nord Aeroporto (tel: +39 0555 3821; www.novotel.com).

Disabled facilities

The terminal is fully accessible with special telephones, adapted toilets and dedicated parking spaces. Wheelchair provision and assistance is available from the desk located outside Departures. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

Access to the long- and short-term car parks, which are immediately outside the terminal building, is available 24 hours a day. The first 15 minutes in the short-term car park is free of charge.

Car rental

Car hire companies located at Florence Airport include: Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore, National, Goldcar, Enterprise and Sixt. Desks are located in Arrivals and a shuttle bus links the terminal with the hire car parking area.

Hotels

There are no hotels at Florence Airport, but there are a few accommodation options located relatively nearby. As befits Florence's international reputation as a tourist destination, there are many accommodation options in the city centre, some of which offer shuttle services to the terminal. Assistance with hotel booking is available at the tourist information desk in Arrivals.


Hotel Airport Florence

+39 055 410255

Just 1.6km (1 mile) from the terminal at Florence Airport, this 4-star hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet access, a 24-hour reception and a photocopying service. The property is located in a quiet residential area and is well connected to the city centre by public transport.

Via Don Lorenzo Perosi 39, 50127, Florence, Italy

Novotel Firenze Nord Aeroporto

+39 0555 3821

This 180-room hotel operates a shuttle service to and from the nearby airport and the city centre. Among the various facilities are meeting rooms, an open-air pool and on-site dining. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available for guests.

Via Tevere 23, Osmannoro, 50019, Florence, Italy
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