Florence can be reached by several highways: A1 Milan-Naples highway, A11 Firenze-Mare, the SGC Florence-Pisa-Livorno. It should be noted that the major area of tourist interest in the city coincides with the ZTL, restricted traffic zone, controlled by electronic gates. If you have to reach an accommodation booked (hotel, etc.), Care must be taken to forewarn the structure, so that communicates vehicle data to the municipal police.
For information on the motorway network, the tolls, the outputs, please visit the company's website:
Given the breadth of the Limited Traffic Zone of the historic center (ZTL) from 7.30 am to 7.30 pm (Monday to Friday) and from 7:30 am to 6 pm (Saturday), it is recommended to take account of parking near the center. We recommend the parking Fortezza Fiera (in square Caduti nei Lager) and, under the main railway station, the parking station Santa Maria Novella, open 24 hours on 24.
For more information:
Firenze Parcheggi - Tel +39 055 272011 - www.firenzeparcheggi.it
The central railway station of Santa Maria Novella (one of the most important railway junctions and interchange point of the Florentine public transport) is located in the historic center of Florence. The other two stations of the city of Florence (Rifredi and Campo di Marte), are ten minutes away from S.M. Novella to which they are well connected with local trains and buses.
The ""Amerigo Vespucci" airport, 4kms far away from the city centre, can be reached by taxi (20 minutes) or with the shuttle bus service “Vola in bus” from and to Vespucci airport and Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, supplied by ATAF and SITA.
Company Florence Airport:
Tel. +39 055 30615 - www.aeroporto.firenze.it
Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport is located about 80 kilometers from Florence. It can be reached by direct flights from most of the major European and Italian airports. It’s connected to Florence both by rail, with direct trains Galilei Airport-Train Station, both with bus service.
The journey time is approximately 70 minutes.
The public transport network (AUTOLINEE TOSCANE) connects the center with the periphery managing more than a hundred lines, between urban and rural. It’s also active the Line 1 of the tramway linking the Central Station of Santa Maria Novella with Scandicci.
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