Florence Airport, Peretola, Italy

Florence Airport (FLR) serves the fairytale city of Florence in Italy’s beautiful region of Tuscany. Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, this is one of the most-visited cities in Italy, and its airport is accustomed to welcoming in millions of tourists each year. There are two terminals, divided by Arrivals and Departures, and within the terminal buildings there are a decent range of facilities, though they aren’t extensive.

The only ATM in this facility is located in the Arrivals hall, but there is free WiFi access throughout the airport. For dining, you have a choice of two food outlets, the Baccanale Firenze and My Chef which both serve snacks, soft drinks and hot beverages. There is a larger selection of shops, that sell gourmet food, wine, souvenirs, gifts for family members, and apparel. Otherwise, there is a well-stocked lounge area, and the airport is well equipped with disabled facilities.

Travellers flying from Australia will be subject to at least two stops when flying into Florence Airport. Flights from Australia to Italy are usually routed through Beijing (PEK), Zurich (ZRH), Abu Dhabi (AUD), Rome (FCO), Paris (CDG), Bangkok (BKK), or Frankfurt (FRA). These journeys are often operated by carriers like British Airways, Air China, Swiss, Etihad Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, FlyNiki, Air France, Alitalia, Air Berlin and Air China.

Travel Information

· The distance from the airport to the city is only 12km, and with light traffic the journey should roughly take 20 minutes. Leaving the airport will put you onto the Viadotto dell’Indiano, then take the exit towards Via dell’Argingrosso. Turn right onto the Via Pio Fedi, then a left onto Via Antonio Canova. Take the third exit onto Via F. Talenti, then the second one to Via del Palazzo dei Diavoli, onto the Via Bronzino (SS67) and you find your way into central Florence. There is a car rental centre in the Palagio degli Spini, which is connected to the main airport by a free shuttle bus, where you will find internationally recognised car rental companies like Sixt and Europcar. Otherwise, online you can hire a car with Skyscanner’s search tool.

· There is a Busitalia SITA shuttle bus that runs every 30 minutes from the airport directly into the city centre, and only takes 20 minutes. A one-way fare will cost you 6EUR ($9), and a return ticket will come to 10EUR ($15), or you can book an airport transfer online.

· Travelling by taxi into central Florence is the fastest way into the city, at a journey time of around 15 minutes. The fares aren’t exorbitant, with an average fixed rate fare of 20EUR ($30). Though be prepared for this to increase in the evenings and during peak holiday periods.

Please note that information is correct as of August 2016

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 Getting To & From the Airport

Driving hide 

Parking is available at the airport. You may rent a car for your convenience from one of the car rental companies.

Buses hide 

The Volainbus connects the airport with the city centre in a 20 minute journey. Buses pick passengers up from the airport at half an hour intervals.

Taxi hide 

Taxis may be found at the taxi ranks outside the terminal building. The journey to the city centre takes about 15 minutes. There may be additional surcharges during peak periods or at night.

 Who flies to Florence

 Airport Contact Details

Florence Airport

Via del Termine 11,
I-50127 Florence,

Tel:+39 (0)55 3061300
Fax:+39 (0)55 3061355


Aeroporto di Firenze S.p.A.

 Location Details

Longitude:11° 11' 52'' E
Latitude:43° 48' 37'' N

 Airport Location

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