Firenze / Peretola Airport
Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola (FLR) - is one of minor international airports of Italy, territorially situated in the region Tuscany. Formally known as Amerigo Vespucci Airport is at a distance 10 km away from the city Florence- the capital of the region and works as a focus city for Spanish low-cost airlines- Vueling from 2012. Toscana Aeroporti S.p.A. is managing the 2 busiest (in terms of passengers) airports -Firenze and Pisa. The airport handles commercial national and international flights as well as seasonable, private, non-regular air traffic.
Spot of history
In 1930s Peretola Airport was opened and only in 1940s first passenger flights were welcomed. Later in 1948 airport was oriented for business trips, thus several domestic flights were realized in late '50s. Merely in September 1986, regular flights recommenced. Firenze Airport was renamed in 1991 after an Italian explorer and cartographer - Amerigo Vespucci who was natively from Florence. Thereafter the departures building were opened as well as expansion and renovation works of the terminals and in departure area, new car park at the entrance was constructed.
Facilities and infrastructure of the Firenze / Peretola Airport
The Firenze Airport represents the terminal building with entrances to reach check-in areas and arrivals facilities on the ground floor, departure area for boarding and departure lounges for both international and domestic gates on the 1st floor. Information desk is located in the arrival area, customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed from 9h00 to 19h00 (Monday to Saturday), tel: +39 0 55 301 300. Tourist information tel: +39 0 55 315 874 or email to email@example.com
Services for people with reduced mobility: Firenze Airport is well equipped with elevators, special dedicated toilets, 19 reserved free-of-charge parking spaces, as well as offers wheelchair accessibility within terminal for the passengers with reduced mobility. There are call points in both arrival and departure areas, at customer service and check-in desks etc. For any further questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 055/3061709. Firenze Airport applied European regulation while travelling by air. For appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability (reduced mobility, visually impaired, hearing impaired), the degree of assistance required and your specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification.
Free Wifi: Take this advantage and connect to the free WIFI at the airport. Connect to Internet access and stay always up to date with the latest news and surf the net.
Parking: Firenze Airport has 2 uncovered parking divisions (P1 for short stay and P2 for long stay) which offers around 494 parking places (tariffs start from 3€/according to hours or days needed) whereas first 10-15 minutes are free of charge. All passengers are invited to arrive at the airport 2 hours prior to their flight.
Shopping and special offers
Firenze Peretola Airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Do not hesitate to come and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere! On the ground floor arrival area 2 restaurants Pezzoforte and Baccanale Firenze welcome you whether for a lunch break, for fresh and healthy meal with flavors of Tuscany, for a snack or for a drink, 7 days a week. On the ground floor gates area you can find Buoni&Belli- the most close to gates and Italian traditions. On the 1st floor departure are My Chef restaurant provides a wide range of services, business meals as well as regional specialties, by overlooking the runway. A wide range of shops, boutiques or Librerie split between Arrivals Hall, Departure Commercial Gallery, Mini Mall, Gates Hall. So in the case if you faced to free time before your flight or boarding, take some TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco or find perfume or cosmetics by luxuriant brands in Duty-Free stores.
Private transfer services to and from Firenze / Peretola Airport
Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer and enjoy “meet and greet” service. On the way to your destination, you can already see this beautiful Florence city with a rich historical past. Your transfer from Firenze / Peretola Airport will take you through its beautiful Santa Maria del Fiore, drive to its historic centre of Florence and Palazzo Pitti. We make your private transfer enjoyable and easy, with a fast and secure online booking system. Our local drivers are proud and happy to work here. They know the streets of Florence and the surrounding area like their own backs. All our vehicles are clean and in good condition and are available 7 days a week, all year round regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Definitely, our drivers are polite, very experienced and talk only about the most essential things about your trip. Book a car through us is the best way for you, because buses, metro or other public transfer options are usually associated with more effort and also act as a deterrent for visitors. If you book a convenient airport private transfer service for your next trip to Paris, you will sit back and enjoy right from the beginning. The stressful arrival or departure is up to your driver.
Shared transfers to and from Firenze / Peretola Airport
Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Florence Airport.
Airport taxis to and from Firenze / Peretola Airport
The airport building has special telephone racks with taxi services available on the arrival and at the airport exit. For a 15 minutes city centre taxi ride will cost € 22, all the trip start from € 2,70, for taxi call: +390554242/+390554390/ +390554798.
Shuttle Bus to and from Firenze / Peretola Airport
Bus line connects Florence city centre with the airport and vice versa. The Volainbus shuttle direct Buses depart 7 days a week each 30 minutes and route takes around 20 minutes. If you travel from the Florence city you need to reach the Bus Station BUSITALIA, nearby the Florence SMN Railway Station. The easiest way might be taxi services or private transfers, be encouraged to book a private or shared transfer in advance in order to avoid using public transport, as you are quickly overwhelmed in a new city and people probably speak another language, so just enjoy “meet and greet” service. Whether traveling for business or leisure, we offer a convenient and affordable airport shuttle service from Firenze Peretola Airport.
Tramway to and from Firenze / Peretola Airport
From 2019 the new speed and frequent tramway connection T2 was launched between the Florence airport and the City Centre. The tramway will bring you in 20 minutes to Piazza dell'Unità Italiana and to Terminal at Florence Airport. For rates and schedule visit the airport official website.
Firenze / Peretola Airport Car Rental
If you prefer to travel alone in the Florence city and to explore Tuscany region for yourself, you can book a car online in advance on a schedule that suits you. Compare and choose the best option between the most trusted car rental companies available at the Florence Airport. In order to achieve car rental parking area, you will need to take a free shuttle bus from the P1 car park (outside the airport) which brings you “Palagio degli Spini” with the following car rental offices (open from 08h to 23h):
- Avis/ Budget info contact: +39 (0) 055 315 588 / https://www.avisautonoleggio.it/
- AutoEuropa/ Sicily by car/ Thrifty info contact: +39 055 343 60 31 /https://www.sicilybycar.it/rent/
- Enterprise/ Alamo/ Locauto info contact: +39 055 310 150/ https://www.locautorent.com/en/
- SIXT: +39 0(2 94757979 / https://www.sixt.it/
- Europcar: +39 055 318 609 / https://www.europcar.it/
In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. Consult in advance which products are allowed or prohibited in cabin or registered luggage as well as liquid dimensions and extra luggage regulations in order to facilitate all your security check procedure. And please, never leave your baggage alone!
Hand luggage: You can carry 1 piece of cabin baggage per person, total dimensions must not exceed 115cm, for details, see you air company restrictions.
Lost/ damaged luggage: Kindly be informed that all lost objects will be collected to lost property office, lost object’s pictures are put on airport official website so you have a real chance to get yours back! If you find out your luggage lost, for the search procedure approach to the Lost & Found office (from 08h-16h, tel: +39 0 553 061 300), they will deliver you luggage to desired address, moreover you will be able to track the progress in real time. For damaged luggage, please also contact the airport baggage reclaiming area and for items which were left in the plane, contact your air company baggage services.
Tax free: Kindly imperatively pass on to the tax free procedure in advance. Approach to Global Blue Tax refund financial service company in check-in area on the 1st floor. Tel: +39 055 530 00 53.
Firenze / Peretola Airport Contact Information
Official IATA code: FLR
Address: Via del Termine, 11, 50127 Firenze FI, Italy
• Phone: +39 0 55 30615
Official Website: https://www.aeroporto.firenze.it/en/
The handling agents at Firenze / Peretola Airportare:
• Air Dolomiti, Air France, Air Moldova, Albawings, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Air Portugal, TUI fly Belgium, Vueling
• Lucca Airport (50 km)
• Pisa airport (67 km)
• Bologna Airport (81 km)
• Forli Airport (81 km)
• Ravenna Airport (102 km)