Transportation to and from florence

If you fly to florence by plane, you will land at the airport vespucci. This one is not really in the center of the city. There are several means of transport (public and private) that connect the city center of florence with the airport (amerigo vespucci).

fly from/to pisa airport G.Galilei? Here are also some means of transport, both public and private, that connect the international airport of pisa with the city center of florence and the airport of florence.

All information about the airports and transfer possibilities can be found here:

  • The airport of florence;
  • The airport of pisa;
  • The airport transfer possibilities.

thanks to our partnerships with terravision and viator, we can offer you a booking of the airport transfer directly here with us!


Find and book your hotel near the airport in florence. Find all budget and luxury hotels and accommodation near the airport of florence. With each link you will find a complete list of hotels near the airport. an interactive map shows you all airports and local hotels, as well as a list of distances to/from hotels from the airport and a list of hotels with shuttle services to the airport.


The train station is in the center of the city, near the piazza S. Maria novella. there are many ATAF bus stops around the station. Most of them cross the center in all directions and on the following picture you can see many ATAF stops and their termini. For more information about the stops and the timetable: ATAF on line.

car rental in florence – rent a car in florence

if you are looking for information on car rental in florence, you have come to the right place. Thanks to aboutflorence.Com and avis car rental you can rent a car not only from/to florence but also from/to other italian cities.


arrive in livorno and plan a stay in florence? For passengers of cruise ships private pick up service from the port in livorno to book.

Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
price: from EUR€38.13 per person
click here for more information and details on booking→

travel from your hotel in florence to the port in livorno in a private luxury vehicle with the private transfer service to the port of livorno.

Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
price: from EUR€38.13 per person
click here for more informatione and details on booking→



In florence, cabs are easy to find, at various cab stands in different locations around the city. The easiest way to call a cab is to call the following numbers: 055 43 90 | 055 44 99 | 055 47 98 | 055 42 42.

The cab service is dominated by two major companies: RADIO TAXI and TAXI SOCOTA. Thus, the cost of travel may vary somewhat. In any case you should carefully read the price list inside the cab.

Here are the cab prices for destinations within the city of florence:
basic price € 3,20
basic price for night trips (from 22.00 o’clock until 6.00 o’clock): € 6,40
basic price for sundays and holidays: € 5,10
luggage (max 4 pieces): € 1 per piece
price from florence (center) to the airport amerigo vespucci: ca. € 20,00

The rest of the fare depends on the destination and other surcharges.



ATAF and LI-NEA are the public transport companies responsible for bus transport in florence. In general, from the city center and from around the train station you can reach the whole city. on their homepage you can easily find the fares, the timetables and the bus schedule.
tickets and bus tickets can be bought at the ataf office in piazza stazione, in bars, newsstands and tobacconists. tickets must be validated in the machines on board. During the night from 21.00 o’clock to 6.00 o’clock the tickets can be bought directly from the driver for 2,00 euro.

Travel costs/bus prices for destinations within the city of florence:
90 minutes – 1,20 euro | 90 minutes on board – 2,00 euro | day ticket – 5,00 euro
10 tickets 10€ (carta agile) | 3 days – 12,00 | weekly ticket – 18,00 euro
multi-ride (4×90 minutes) – 4,70 euro

Here are some useful bus lines:
7 stazione – S. Domenico – fiesole
10 stazione – campo marte – settignano
12/13 stazione – piazzale michelangelo (camping michelangelo)
17 verga – salviatino (youth hostel)
25a stazione – P.Zza liberta – pratolino (villa demidoff)
2 stazione – sesto fiorentino – calenzano (camping autosole)
37 stazione – porta romana – galluzzo (camping internazionale firenze)- tavarnuzze
vola in bus stazione – ponte di mezzo – vespucci airport

For more information you can have a look at their homepage or go directly to the ATAF office in the in piazza stazione "prontoataf", tel. 800 424500 (at the railroad station) go.


From february 2010 you can find the"tramvia", the newest transport facility in florence, use that was built to connect different quarters of the city (the first line connects scandicci with florence S. Maria novella].


With the transport service offered by the company lazzi you can reach any tuscan town by bus.
On the web site you can easily find the timetables, the tariffs and the tours in tuscany guided by lazzi.

more information about train stations,
airports and bus companies:

amerigo vespucci airport
departures, arrivals, location and useful information
website – more information

departures, arrivals, timetables, useful information
website – more information

FS, italian state railway
departures, arrivals, timetables, useful information, location of stations
website – more information

National highway companies
tollbooths and useful information on the italian freeways.
Website – more information

santa maria novella" station
Useful information on the florentine main station.
Website – more information

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