Florence Airport FLR Amerigo Vespucci Airport

The Florence airport (FLR) is called Amerigo Vespucci and it is the only airport in Florence, Italy. The florentine airport is located in Peretola in the northern Florence (Firenza Nord).

Florence Airport Contacts

  • Switchboard tel. +39.055.3061300
  • Lost&Found Office tel. +39.055.3061302 fax +39.055.3061664
  • Company Secretary tel. +39.055.30615 fax +39.055.3061355

From/To the airport by car

The airport can be reached by car from the center of Florence following the direction to Firenze Nord (Novoli) and then driving along Viale Guidoni up to the entrance of the superhighway (A1 and A11). Being very close to the highway, the airport can be easily reached from the main cities of Italy.

From/To the airport by bus

The airport also has good connections to the city center also by the Sita/Ataf service "Fly by Bus" going between the airport and the Santa Maria Novella railway station of Florence. Several car rental agencies operate at the arrival terminal of the Florence airport.
The "vola in bus" ("Fly by Bus") buses leave every hour and take about 20 minutes to go between the airport and the Florence center.

From/To the airport by taxi

A taxi station is located at the arrival terminal of the airport but taxies can be called by radio taxi phone (+39 055 4242 / 4390 / 4499 / 4798).
The taxi ride will take about 15 minutes and the average price is 15 euro.

Airport of Florence facts

The airlines flying at the Florence airport are:
Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, Carpatair, Club Air, Continental Airlines, Flybaboo, Lufthansa, Meridiana, SN Brussels Airlines, Sterling.
The airport of Florence is equipped with a gallery of shops near the check-in area of the airport departures; there are also 2 duty free shopping centers inside the airport boarding area. The departure terminal has 23 check-in desks opening at 5 am, the ticket office opens from 6 am to 7 pm. The lost and Found office is open from 8.30 am to 8 pm, it manages the baggage procedures and it is located at the back side of the arrival terminal.
The airport of Florence was built in 1932. Now it is managed by the AdF S.p.a. company and in 2006 it was renewed increasing its efficiency and security.

The Florence airport web site (http://www.aeroporto.firenze.it/EN/) has an updated timetable of all the flight arrivals and departures as well as many interesting facts about the airport of Florence.

 

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