Verona Villafranca Airport Guide (VRN)

Airport info
Code: VRN
Address:
Via Calzoni 76, Caselle di Sommacampagna, Verona, Verona 37066, Italy
Location:

The airport is located about 9 km (6 miles) southwest of central Verona.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +39
Telephone:
+39 045 809 5666
Timezone: GMT ++01:00

Verona Villafranca Airport – also known as Valerio Catullo Airport – serves the central region of northern Italy. Our guide to the airport includes information relating to terminal services, public transportation and nearby accommodation options.

Information

The airport information desk is located in the public area of the Departures hall, and there is also a tourist information office in Arrivals.

Transfer between terminals

The terminal complex is in two adjacent parts, one for Arrivals and the other for Departures.

Driving directions

The airport is clearly signposted from central Verona. From the city centre take SS12 west, and merge onto the southbound SR62. Stay on the SR62 until you reach a right-hand turn off signposted for the airport. Follow this road to the terminal complex.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:Regular Aerobus services (tel: +39 045 805 7922; www.atv.verona.it) operate between the airport and Verona's main railway station (journey time: 15 minutes; fare: €6). From there, trains connect to areas throughout the city and further afield.

Taxi:Cabs are available outside Arrivals. The fare into central Verona starts at around €20, and the trip takes 15 minutes. Taxis can be booked in advance. Taxi companies listed on the official airport website include Union Radio Taxi (tel: +39 045 532 666), Taxi and Autoblue (tel: +39 045 858 1403) and Radiotaxi Catullo (tel: +39 045 222 3525).

Terminal facilities

Money

There are banks, ATMs and a bureau de change in the terminal.

Communication

Free unlimited Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Verona Villafranca Airport. Public telephones are also available, and are located in various areas of the terminal.

Food

There are several restaurants (including pizzerias and a Japanese restaurant), bars and snack outlets in both Arrivals and Departures.

Shopping

There is a wide choice of shopping available to passengers, with items ranging from books and fashion to gifts, local delicacies and wines. Duty-free is available in Departures for non-EU passengers.

Luggage

There are currently no left-luggage facilities at the airport. The Lost and Found office (tel: +39 045 809 5867) is located in Arrivals.

Other

Other services available at Verona Villafranca Airport include baby changing rooms, a children’s play area and a chapel, as well as emergency first aid facilities.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no meeting facilities at the airport, but a range of conference and meeting rooms are available at larger hotels in the nearby surrounds and city centre. The AirportHotel Verona (tel: +39 045 861 3399; www.airporthotelverona.it) is one of those that provides such services.

Disabled facilities

The airport is fully accessible, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities. Designated disabled parking is available immediately opposite the terminal entrance in the lift-equipped multi-storey car park. Passengers are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel should they require additional assistance.

Car parking

Verona airport has a number of car parks, both open air and multi-storey, offering short- and long-term parking. The cheapest lot is about 10 minutes' walk from the terminal. Additional parking information is available from the airport (tel: +39 045 809 5656).

Car rental

International car hire companies: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore and Sixt are represented at the airport, along with a handful of local outfits. The car hire offices are located a short distance outside Arrivals in car park 3.

Hotels

There are currently no hotels located on-site at Verona Villafranca Airport, but there is a good choice of accommodation within the surrounding vicinity. Additionally, several major international hotel chains are represented in the city centre.


AirportHotel Verona

+39 045 861 3399.

One of the closer accommodation options to the airport, the AirportHotel Verona is a modern 4-star hotel offering a spa centre with pool, restaurant, conference and events space and a choice of rooms and suites. It also has a roof terrace.

Via Monte Baldo 2, Villafranca di Verona, 37062, Verona, Italy

Hotel Veronesi la Torre

+39 045 860 4811.

A 4-star rated property, this hotel is very close to the airport, and occupies a historic former monastery. It offers a fitness centre, spa, and a highly-rated restaurant. Conference facilities are also available.

Via Monte Baldo 22, Dossobuono di Villafranca, 37062, Verona, Italy

Hotel West Point

+39 045 860 1020.

Located within 2km (1.2 miles) of the airport, the Hotel West Point is another top of the range offering. A paid-for airport shuttle is available, along with fitness centre and pool, restaurant and meeting facilities.

Via Staffalli 2A, Dossobuono di Villafranca, 37062, Verona, Italy

Hotel Saccardi

+39 045 858 1400.

Offering a free shuttle service, the Hotel Saccardi is a well-priced accommodation option situated on the main road that passes the airport. It features a large restaurant, indoor and outdoor pools with sauna, and a conference centre.

Via Ciro Ferrari 8, Caselle di Sommacampagna, 37066, Verona, Italy

Ibis Hotel Verona

+39 045 820 3720.

A little further from the airport on the edge of the city centre, this is a standard Ibis hotel, close to the city's exhibition and congress complex. It has 145 rooms, a restaurant and bar, and all the usual Ibis services.

Via Enrico Fermi 11C, 37135, Verona, Italy

Hotel Opera

+39 045 987 038.

Another reasonably priced option close to the airport, the Hotel Opera is a relatively new establishment in a restored early 19th-century building. It houses a small spa facility and restaurant with outdoor terrace serving light meals.

Via Cavour 5, Dossobuono di Villafranca, 37062, Verona, Italy
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