Getting to Florence


Florence is well connected with the main Italian cities, thanks to the Italian motorway network, thus making it easy to get to the city centre where the fair & congress center is located.


The main railway station of Santa Maria Novella is located five minutes by foot from the entrance of Fortezza da Basso. The city’s additional large railway stations, Rifredi and Campo di Marte, are well connected by quick local trains to arrive at the central Santa Maria Novella station.

For info you can check both Trenitalia and Italo websites.


Florence is easily reachable from all major hubs and main Air Alliances, with daily direct flights to and from all popular European destinations.

Florence has a strategic position in Europe and participants can choose to fly directly to Florence, Pisa or Bologna airport or through a network of Italian International airports.

A big network of international airports

Florence Airport

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.

Pisa Airport

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 a bus shuttle or an hourly train. In addition to scheduled flights, the Pisa Airport also hosts many low-cost airlines.

Bologna Airport

From the International Airport of Bologna “Guglielmo Marconi” (IATA code- BLQ) travelers can catch a 1 hour and 20 minute shuttle bus or a 35-minute high-speed train from the railway station of Bologna Centrale.