Transfers between Pisa Airport & Florence city centre

Choice of bus shuttles or private cars

Terravision Florence - Pisa Airport Bus At Florence SMN Station

Terravision Florence: Pisa Airport bus at Florence SMN station

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Florence & Pisa airport overview

Although Florence has its own airport quite close to the city of Florence, air services are restricted.

Much busier is Pisa Airport, 85km (50 miles) from Florence. It is more widely used including the low cost budget airlines like Ryanair and easyJet as well as traditional national carriers like British Airways.

Leisure travellers tend to be attracted to Pisa over Florence also by the generally lower air fares driven by the low-cost budget airlines.

Pisa Airport - Florence city centre transfers

Terravision Pisa - Florence city centre bus shuttle

The cheapest transfer option between Pisa Airport and Florence is the Terravision Bus Service.

The Terravision bus runs non-stop between Pisa Airport in front of the passenger terminal to Santa Maria Novella (SMN) train station in Florence.

Florence Santa Maria Novella (SMN) train station is the main railway station for Florence where the high-speed trains depart from Florence to all major cities in Italy. It is also right on the edge of the historic city centre where all the main sights of Florence are within a 15-minute walk.

The Terravision airport shuttle runs all year and is scheduled to take 70 minutes to complete the 85km journey.

Frequencies can be variable according to season, but even in the off peak winter months there is an hourly service, with higher frequencies at other times.

The Terravision airport shuttle runs all year and is scheduled to take 70 minutes to complete the 85km journey.

At Pisa Airport the Terravision Airport buses are signed. On exiting the passenger terminal, turn right, you will soon come to the Terravision Kiosk in front of the bus park where the Terravision buses depart.

Terravision Pisa - Florence City Centre Bus Shuttle Tickets

Pisa Airport to/from Florence by train

Pisa Airport is close to the city of Pisa with the famous leaning tower.


There is a frequent bus service to Pisa Railway Station and by the end of 2015 an automated driverless service should be in place.


From Pisa Station there are frequent local trains to Florence Santa Maria Novella (SMN) train station, the same station the Terravision direct bus operates to.


The Terravision bus shuttle is about half the price of the train alternative and faster, so unless you want to fit in some sightseeing in Pisa there is little incentive to transfer using the train.

Pisa Airport to/from Florence by private car/taxi

Travel between Pisa Airport and your Florence Hotel in the luxury of an air-conditioned private vehicle. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service includes meet n greet for airport arrivals.

This is a private transfer so the price is the same for groups of:

- 1 to 3 people (Mercedes Benz)

- 4 to 8 people (Mercedes Sprinter or Mercedes Viano Minibus)

Pisa Airport To Florence Private Car For Arrivals
Pisa Airport From Florence Private Car For Departures

Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport - just 4km from Florence city centre

The official airport for Florence is located just 4km (2.5 miles) from the centre of Florence, "Amerigo Vespucci" as its known is a small airport with a relatively restricted route network.

For the transfer between Florence airport and the city centre, you have three main choices. In order of price, lowest cost is a scheduled bus service called Volainbus that runs to a bus station close to the main railway station in Florence, Santa Maria Novella (SMN). There is also a shared van shuttle and taxi/private car service that both provide door to door service to and from your Central Florence hotel.

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