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Transfer to/from Florence airport (FLR)

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Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Florence airport (FLR)

Ground Transportation

 
Florence airport (FLR)

Bus - The VolaInBus service (Tel +39 800 373 760) connects the enclosure with the bus terminal, in the city centre, in about 20 minutes, with a fare of €6.00. It operates every 30 min. between 5:30 am and 0:30 am.

On the other hand, Cap Autolinee (Tel +39 574 6081) provides transportation to Prato train station from 6:15 am to 11:12 pm (8:00 am to 9:00 on holidays). The trip takes 30 min. and tickets have a cost of €3.50. Intermediate stops include Questura, Ferraris, Soccorso and S. Marco.

Caronna Tour (Tel +39 366 126 0651) links the Florence and Pisa airports in 2 hours (€20.00), with one daily departure at 2:00 pm. It also stops at Prato, Pistoia and Montecatini.

TramGEST (Tel +39 800 964 424) operates a service to the city centre on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:00 am to 0:00 am, Friday and Saturday from 5:00 am to 1:45 am. Journey time is 20 minutes and the fare is €1.50. Intermediate stops include Guidoni, Novoli, San Donato, Ponte all'Asse, Belfiore, Rosselli and Alamanni.

Car Rental Services

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Taxi - Ranks are located in front of the passenger terminal. Journey time to downtown Florence is 15 minutes and has a fixed fare of €22.00 (€25.30 during the night). Reservations: Tel +39 554 242 / 390 / 798.

Latest updates: May 17, 2019

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

 
While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.