How to arrive


The main railway station of Santa Maria Novella is located ten minutes away on foot from the entrance of the Rectorate of the University of Florence. The other two railway stations (Rifredi and Campo di Marte) are at a10 minute distance from the central railway Station of Santa Maria Novella, or connected to it through local trains and city buses.



The International Florence Airport “Amerigo Vespucci” (IATA code – FLR) is only 4 km away from the Florence city centre and can be easily reached by taxi or with the Ataf/Sita "Vola in Bus" shuttle service, connecting the airport to the main railway station of Santa Maria Novella in just 15-20 minutes. Thanks to the connections with Rome Fiumicino Airport, Milan Malpensa and the main European capitals, Florence is easily connected to the rest of the world. The main car rental companies are to be found inside the airport.

Info: Società Aeroporto di Firenze (tel.+39 055 30615 –

Info: Shuttle Bus from Airport to Santa Maria Novella train station (info here)

The International Airport of Pisa “Galileo Galilei” (IATA code- PSA) is located 80 km from the city centre of Florence and is connected to the Tuscan capital by train (every hour) and by Terravision bus (full flight coverage with 18 return journeys).

In addition to scheduled flights, the Pisa Airport also hosts many low-cost companies

Info: Aeroporto Internazionale di Pisa (tel.+39 055 849300 –

The “Guglielmo Marconi” Airport in Bologna (IATA code – BLQ) can also be easily reached from the city of Florence in just 35 minutes by train.

Info: Aeroporto Internazionale di Bologna (Tel. +39 051 6479615 –