Florence Airport – flight delay and flight cancellation
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Florence Airport, Peretola is an international airport in Italy, located 8 km northwest from the city centre. In 2018, over 2.7 million travellers were recorded in Florence Airport. It is the base for Vueling.
The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is important to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It is always better to check this before booking a ticket. The MCT is also a determining factor when a traveller needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in Florence Airport.
Between domestic flights: 25 min.
Between domestic and international flights: 30 min.
Between international flights: 35 min.
Florence Peretola Airport terminals
Terminals are the sectors or different buildings in airports through which air passengers can transfer between ground transportation and the places for boarding or disembarking from the plane. It is essential to confirm the terminal before getting to the airport when you depart or have a connection to another flight, due to the fact that the terminals in bigger airports can be a long distance from each other and travellers frequently require extra time to get to the necessary one. Florence Airport has 2 Terminals.
Terminal 1 – Arrivals Terminal
Terminal 2 – Departures Terminal
Transport from Florence Airport to city centre
When it is the very first time visiting a destination, it might be challenging to know the most convenient way to reach the centre of the city. Public transport is not always available straight from the airport and taxis may be costly. Our suggestion is to check all transport possibilities prior to the flight to make sure you choose the best option for your trip.
Go here for the most up-to-date information on public transport.
Florence Airport bus
BusItalia: "Vola in Bus" Direction: BusItalia stop near the Florence SMN Railway Station Travel time (approx.): 20 min. Operating hours: 05:30 AM - 08:30 PM, daily
Florence Airport tram
Line T2 Direction: Piazza dell’Unità Italiana Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 1.50 EUR
Florence Airport taxi
Pick up point: outside the Terminal Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre Approximate price: 26 EUR
Where to have a rest in Florence Airport
At times you may experience a long wait between flights, for example an overnight layover or a flight delay until the next day. In such instances, it’s good to note the possible places where you can pass time and have a nice rest between flights.
Florence Airport lounges
Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide travellers with services such as food, drinks, relaxation zones, free WIFI and showers, so that travellers can wait in comfort.
VIP CLUB Location: after security Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
Florence Airport hotels
In the event that your next flight takes off the following morning, or the lounge isn’t suitable, the next option might be a hotel near the airport. Whereas some hotels are inside in the airport building, with others, passengers may need to leave the airport to find the closest hotel. We have provided a selection of hotels in case you decide to stay overnight.
Hotel Airport Florence Price: from 50 EUR per night Address: Via Don Lorenzo Perosi, 39, 50127 Firenze FI, Italy Contact: +39 055 410 255 Website: click
B&B Hotel Firenze Novoli Price: from 50 EUR per night Address: Viale Alessandro Guidoni, 101, 50127 Firenze FI, Italy Contact: +39 055 437 8951 Website: click
Feeling hungry or thirsty while travelling is the last thing you need. Whether you require a simple breakfast before an early flight, a leisurely lunch during a lengthy layover, or to simply buy something to eat while on board, we have various choices for you to be sure you don’t get hungry during your journey.
Go here to find a comprehensive overview of places to dine in Florence Airport.
Baccanale Firenze Description: Tuscan bar & restaurant Location: Arrivals, Ground Level
Pezzoforte Description: the lounge bar Location: before check-in, Ground Level
My Chef Description: restaurant Location: Departures, Level 1
Buoni & Belli Description: focaccia, bruschetta, paninis, pasta, truffles classics, and wine Location: Gates area, Ground Level
Florence Airport shops
If you are that type of traveller who typically leaves your holiday souvenir shopping to the very last minute, or simply need to spend some time before your flight, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. To find the ideal shops for your needs, check out the guide below.
Go here to find a comprehensive overview of shops.
Some destinations are worth exploring by car, or it might necessary for your trip to drive. To help you to select the best car rental company for your trip, we have provided a list below.
Hertz Location: Airport area Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 11:00 PM, daily Contact: +39 055 307 370
Europcar Location: Airport area Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily Contact: +39 055 318 609
Avis Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily Contact: +39 055 315 588
Budget Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily Contact: +39 055 315 588
Enterprise Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
Other services in Florence Peretola Airport
Here are some other key amenities in the airport that you may need to visit while on your journey.
Lost & Found Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM and 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Contact: +39 055 306 1300
Tourist Information Location: Arrivals Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM Contact: +39 055 315 874
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