We will write how to get from Florence airport to city center. The distance from Florence Airport to city center is 6 kilometers.
The travel time from Florence airport to city center is around 15 minutes by taxi. Click here to book online Florence entrance tickets and tours
The cheapest way from Florence airport to Florence is by tram for €1.5 and the travel time is around 15 minutes to reach Florence Train Station.
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WHERE TO STAY IN FLORENCE
You can access a dorm that can go up to €18-30. And while a hotel that is a double room in a budget can go up to €90.
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FLORENCE AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
TRAM FROM FLORENCE AIRPORT TO FLORENCE (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Florence airport to city center is by tram. The tram from Florence airport is running every 5-10 minutes starting from 5 am until midnight during weekdays and until 1 44 am during the weekends.
The tram fare from Florence airport to city center is €1.5 for one-way ticket. The total travel time by tram from Florence airport to city center is 15 minutes. You can buy tram tickets in the vending machines paying with cash or credit card. The ticket is valid for 90 minutes after the validation.
The tram from Florence airport to downtown is stopping at Santa Maria Novella Train Station where you can go walking distance to most of the accommodation places in city center. Also you can stop at Unità near the Duomo and Florence Cathedral. Both of them are central area in the city.
FLORENCE AIRPORT SHUTTLE BUS (VOLAINBUS) TO CITY CENTER
The shuttle bus going from Florence airport to city center is by Volainbus. Volainbus shuttle bus is leaving Florence airport to city center running every 30 minutes starting at 5 30 am until 9 30 pm.
After this time they will be leaving every hour until 12 30 am. The bus fare is €6 for one-way ticket and €10 for a return ticket.
The travel time is around 25 minutes depending on the traffic from Florence Airport to city center. You can buy tickets in the airport and to the bus driver but make sure you have the exact change. You can find Volainbus shuttle bus at Arrivals on the right side at Florence airport.
The final stop of Volainbus shuttle bus from Florence airport is at BUSITALIA Bus Station which is near Santa Maria Novella Train Station where you can go within walking distance to most of the places for accommodation in Florence city center.
SHARED VAN TRANSFER FROM FLORENCE AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
There are shared van transfers from Florence airport to Florence organized by the hotels. The total travel time is around 25 minutes depending on your final destination.
The shared van fare is €8 per person and it will be a cheaper option than a taxi especially if you are traveling alone. It’s not a fixed price and it depends of how many people are joining.
TAXI FROM FLORENCE AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
If you go from Florence airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 15 minutes and the taxi fare from Florence airport to downtown is €22-25. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER FLORENCE AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
If you are ordering Uber in Florence you should know that prices are similar to taxi. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone and go to the pickup point in the airport. Expect to pay around €25-30-40 depending on your destination and time of the day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM FLORENCE AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and are only ideal if you have the budget and want comfort after your flight to Florence. Prices are around €40 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €10 per person.
RENTING A CAR IN FLORENCE AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Florence’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Florence or planning to move around.
It will take you 15 minutes to get from Florence Airport to downtown with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30-40 per day.
BEST WAY FROM FLORENCE AIRPORT TO FLORENCE
The best way from Florence airport to city center is by tram since is the fastest and cheapest. The shared van can be a great option if you are traveling alone since they are cheaper than a taxi.
The shuttle bus from Florence airport to city center I consider not option because is really expensive €6 compared to the tram €1.5 and it’s stopping very close each other.
If you prefer comfort check private transfers that can be cheaper than a taxi booking online. A great option if you are traveling in a group or with too much luggage.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN FLORENCE
You can access a dorm from that can go up to €18-30. And while a hotel that is a double room in a budget can go up to €90.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN ITALY
Food budget travel in Italy can go €20 per day. The typical usual breakfast consists of coffee. You wouldn’t leave Italy without having pasta or pizza. You can try them in local restaurants for €10 per person or even less. We really loved cheese, bread and salads in Italy!
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN ITALY
In Italy every season brings out a different side. Summer takes place during the months of June-August in these months you’ll experience a high temperature. From September to December the temperature cools down quite a bit and it is the perfect time to enjoy long walks through the stunning neighborhood.
And Spring season during the months of March-May is the best time to visit Italy. It starts out with chilly and gets warm, it is a perfect time to spend the day exploring the city’s beautiful garden, at night it remains pretty cold.
CASH AND ATMS IN ITALY
The currency used all throughout Italy is Euro just like all European countries. The exact currency of Euro to the dollar is A €1 = $1.03678 USD. You can use debit cards everywhere in Italy. ATMs are available and accessible in all parts of the country.
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