Florence airport (FLR)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Florence airport (FLR)

Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport, also known as Peretola Airport and opened on June 4, 1931, is one of the most important in the region of Tuscany. It operates with domestic flights and some international destinations within Europe and the Middle East.

Official Website: aeroporto.firenze.it
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 0:00 am.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.7 million passengers went through it during 2018.
Tel: +39 553 0615 / 553 061 830. Flight information: Tel +39 553 061 300. There is an information and tourist counter in the Arrivals area, open from Monday to Saturday between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm and Sundays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Tel +39 5531 5874).


The airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the northwest of the city.

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What services does Florence airport (FLR) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and currency exchange bureaus (5:00 am to 11:30 pm). Some nearby hotels, such as the Novotel Firenze Nord Aeroporto, provide meeting and conference rooms. The Masaccio Lounge is located on the first floor of the Departures area, opens from 5:00 am to 7:15 pm (until 7:00 pm on Saturdays and until 7:45 pm on Sundays) and offers air conditioning, bar, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi, workstations, snacks (access with Priority Pass, Lounge Club, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €30.00).

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants in the Departures and Arrivals areas, in addition to vending machines throughout the enclosure.
Shopping- Duty-free shops on the ground level and the first floor. Other options include bookstores, clothing, accessories, jewellery.
Baggage- Luggage trolleys available for free. Secure luggage wrapping in the check-in area (Tel +39 3317 2301). The lost and found office is situated in the baggage reclaim area and operates from 8:00 am to 9:00 am and from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Tel +39 553 061 300).
Other Services- Baby changing facilities.


Accommodation near Florence airport (FLR)

You can find numerous accommodations in the city centre. Some of them have shuttle services for their guests.

Hotel Real (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Hotel Franchi (0.7 km/0.4 miles)
EurHotel (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Florence Shabby Chic Home (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Hotel Mirage (0.9 km/0.6 miles)


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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are found in Palagio degli Spini, connected through a courtesy shuttle bus every 20 minutes with the short-term car park.

Auto Europa/Sicily by Car (Tel +39 553 436 031 - 8:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Avis/Budget (Tel +39 5531 5588 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
B-Rent (Tel +39 552 694 168 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +39 5531 8609 - 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Goldcar/InterRent (Tel +39 645 209 634 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty/Firefly (Tel +39 5530 7370 - Monday to Saturday from 8:30 am to 11:30 pm, Sundays from 9:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Locauto/Enterprise/Alamo (Tel +39 5531 0150 / 348 781 5800 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Maggiore/National (Tel +39 5531 1256 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +39 294 757 979 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Winrent (Tel +39 665 2111 - Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm)


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Parking services at Florence airport (FLR)

Two outdoor parking areas are available 24 hours a day in front of the terminal building. The first 15 minutes are free. Rates

P1 - Short-term parking.
P2 - Dedicated for long stays.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are adapted toilets and telephones and reserved parking spaces close to the terminal doors, in addition to wheelchairs and ambulifts to board and disembark from the airplane. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: May 17, 2019