2013 Transportation

Florence Italy Airport:
Telephone number: + 39 055 30615
Website: www.airport.florence.it
Info: The international airport 'Amerigo Vespucci', is located in the north-west suburban area of Florence. There are many airlines arriving there daily. The airport is only 4 km (3 miles) from the city center, which can be easily reached by taxi, bus shuttle service (around 15/20 minutes). Connected to the airport is the main central railway station of Santa Maria Novella. Lastly, at the airport you can also find the main car rental agencies.

PISA Italy International Airport:
Telephone number: + 39 050 849300
Website: www.pisa-airport.com
Info: The international airport of Pisa is located 80 Km (50 miles) from the city center of Florence and is connected to the Tuscan capital by train (every hour) or via Terravision bus. For information about timetables and fares visit: www.terravision.eu.

Bologna G. Marconi Italy International Airport:
Telephone number: +39 051 6479615
Website: www.bologna-airport.it
Info: The international airport of Bologna is located 90 minutes from the city center of Florence. Florence can be reached by bus, car rental or train. The Airport is about 6 Km (4 miles) far from Bologna central railway station and is only 35 minutes via train to Florence city center.

Rome Italy International Airports:
Leonardo Da Vinci Airport
Ciampino Airport
Telephone number: +39 06 65951
Website: http://www.adr.it/web/aeroporti-di-roma-en-/pax-fco-fiumicino
Info: The international airport offers many airlines arriving daily. The airport offers car rental services, train, or bus. Traveling via train will take about 90 minutes to Florence city center, which is by far the fastest way to go. Buses are by far the slowest way to travel between Rome and Florence, with trips taking up to five hours. Car rentals are available in both cities, although it is highly recommended that travelers rent cars on the outskirts of Rome to avoid driving in the city. Florence and Rome are directly connected by the A1 Autostrada hwy. The trip is approximately 290 km (180 miles) long and takes about three hours, not including traffic in Rome, which can be highly congested.

Additional Airports Options:

Venice Airport:
http://www.veniceairport.it/core/index.jsp;jsessionid=3GZHMUJOUUHAXQFIAIBCFEY?_requestid=319098&language=en

Milan Airport:
http://www1.seamilano.eu/landing/index_en.html

Italy's National Bus Provider:
http://www.eurolines.com/en/
Info: Euroline coaches are easy, low cost and an effective way to use for European travel.

Italy's National Train Provider:
http://www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=ad1ce14114bc9110VgnVCM10000080a3e90aRCRD
Info: The main central railway station of Santa Maria Novella (one of the most important railway junctions as well as an interchange point of the Florence public transportation) is located just a few steps (2 minutes on foot) from the main entrance of the Firenze Fiera Congress-Exhibition area.

Traveling by car:
http://www.autostrade.it/en/
Info: Florence is well connected to the main Italian cities through an efficient motorway network, which allows an easy access to the city center where the Firenze Fiera Congress-Exhibition center is located.

Car Rental Companies: (located at the Florence Airport)

Auto Europa (affiliated with Dollar & Thrifty)
http://www.autoeuropa.it/newae/index_new.aspx
Telephone number: + 039 055 3436031

Avis Rental
http://www.avis.com/car-rental/avisHome/home.ac
Telephone number: +39 055 315588

Budget Rental
http://www.budget.com/budgetWeb/home/home.ex
Telephone number: +039 055 315588

Europcar
http://www.europcar.com
Telephone number: +039 055 318609

Hertz Rental
http://www.hertz.it/rentacar/reservation/home
Telephone number: +039 055 307370

Maggiore (Affiliated with National)
http://www.maggiore.it/index.php?lingua=gb
Telephone number: +039 055 311256

Sixt (Rent A Car)
http://www.sixt.it/en/auto/
Telephone number: +039 055 309790