Book your car hire at Florence Airport to ensure a perfect beginning of your stay in Italy. With a car hire from Auto Europe you will be able to visit not only the magnificent city of Florence, but also go on a road trip through Tuscany and enjoy its countryside, which is home to picturesque vineyards and the Ligurian Sea.
Florence Airport (FLR)
Official name: Florence Airport, Peretola, (Italian: Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola)
Address: Via del Termine, 11, 50127 Firenze, Italy
Location: The airport is located only 2.5 miles north-west from Florence city centre.
Airlines operating from the airport: Air Berlin, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, Etihan Regional, HOP!, KLM, Lufthansa, Silver Air, and Swiss International Airlines. There are also seasonal flights serviced by Austrian Airlines, Meridianiana, and Niki. Flights to the UK are operated by: BA, CityJet, Vueling, and Flybe
Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport consists of two terminals: the Arrivals Terminal, where all incoming passengers are serviced on level one, and the Departures Terminal - devoted solely to departing flights.
Car rental desks are located in the Arrivals Terminal. To pick up your car hire at Florence Airport you would need to present your driving licence, credit card, and Auto Europe's voucher. The name of your car rental supplier is stated on the voucher. Proceed to the designated rental desk and show your documents to the clerk. It is important to inspect the vehicle for any pre-existing damage. Before your departure, make sure to check with the agent, where to return the vehicle.
Car hire desks
|Avis||8:00am - 11:00pm|
|Interrent||8:00am - 11:30pm|
|Maggiore||8:30am - 10:40pm|
|Sicily by Car||08:30am - 10:30pm|
|Firefly||Monday-Saturday 8:30am - 11:30pm Sunday 9:30am - 11:30pm|
|Hertz||Monday-Saturday 8:30am - 11:30pm Sunday 9:30am - 11:30pm|
|Sixt||Monday-Saturday 8:30am - 9:30pm Sunday 8:30am - 1:00pm and 4:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Locauto||Monday Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm Saturday 8:30am - 4:00pm Sunday 8:30am - 1:00pm|
Passenger and tourist information desks are located on the ground floor of the Arrivals Terminal. Financial facilities, such as bank and currency exchange, are situated in the Departure Terminal. An ATM can be found in the Arrivals Terminal. Passengers to Florence Airport have the opportunity to visit a fine selection of Italian fashion designer's shops placed in the departure area. Restaurants and bars are located in both terminals. For the lost and found, there is an online service on the airport's page, where photos of found items are published.
Thanks to its proximity to Florence, you can arrive at the airport in about 15 minutes from the city centre. Follow Viale Guidoni up to the A11, the motorway to Pisa. The airport is located off the motorway junction. Visit our Italy driving guide to familiarise yourself with the traffic regulations in the country.
Local Florence bus company, ATAF, runs coach services from the central railway station (Florence's Piazza Stazione) to the airport every half an hour; the journey takes approximately 25 minutes. Taxis also operate between the airport and the city. Taxi stances are situated outside the Arrivals Terminal.
At the airport, parking is allowed at the short-stay car park for free for 20 minutes. The paid, long-stay car park provides 24 hours security.
The historical centre of Florence, as in many Italian cities, is a ZTL zone (Limited Traffic Zone). Only cars with a residential permit can access the zone. The ZTL is in operation from 7:30am to 7:30 pm on weekdays and from 7:30am to 6pm on Saturdays. Entering the zone within these times without the special permit results in a high fine. If your hotel is located within the ZTL zone, make sure to pass your car plate numbers to the hotel.
There is a number of paid car parks dotted around the city. On-street parking is available in the residential area, a 10 to 20-minute walk to the historical centre. Visitors can park their vehicles only in blue parking bays. The white ones are reserved for residents, and the yellow ones are handicapped parking spaces. Useful links