Peretola Florence International Airport
Location — Taxi journey time from the airport to Florence city center is about 15 minutes.
Located four kilometers from the center of Florence, the “Amerigo Vespucci” Airport occupies an area of approximately 115 hectares between Castello and the Plain of Sesto Fiorentino. The area, to the north-west of Florence, lies between the “Firenze Nord” exit from the superhighway and Florence’s industrial area near Prato.
Peretola Airport, Florence Airport or Amerigo Vespucci Airport is an airport located close to Florence, Italy, but administratively located within the territory of Sesto Fiorentino. It is one of two main airports in the Tuscany region, the other being Galileo Galilei Airport in Pisa.
Time zone — GMT+ 1 (GMT+ 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : The airport can be reached from the center of Florence, driving the whole length of Viale Guidoni up to the road leading to the “Firenze Nord/Firenze Mare” superhighway (A1 and A11). The airport also has good connections to the center of the city, which can be reached in about fifteen minutes by taxi, and about twenty minutes by the Sita/Ataf service “Fly by Bus” between the airport and Santa Maria Novella railway station. But being in the heart of Florence also means, even more, being in the heart of Tuscany. In fact the airport can be easily reached from Prato (8 km), Pistoia (24 km), Montecatini (36 km), Lucca (65 km), Siena (68 km), Arezzo (77 km), Pisa (86 km), Carrara and Massa (117 km), Grosseto (143 km), as well as from the sea and its ports: Livorno (115 km) and Piombino (170 km).
Address — Florence Airport, Via del Termine, 11 Firenze Italy
Airport Code — FLR
Country Code — 39
Car Hire — The following car rental agencies operate at the airport (arrival terminal) : Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Auto Europa, Budget, National Car Rental, Thrifty,…
Public Transport — #Bus : A Sita / ATAF bus service (Fly by Bus) connects the airport with the central Santa Maria Novella railway station, in the heart of Florence and the journey lasts around 20 minutes. — #Taxi: Taxis are stationed in front of the Arrivals terminal