Airport Transfers to Florence
The closest airport is Florence’s Amerigo Vespucci Airport, with a transfer time of around 15 minutes.
Other nearby transport: Pisa Airport with a transfer time of around 1 hour 10 minutes.
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British Airways flies direct from London City to Florence’s Amerigo Vespucci International Airport (known locally as “Peretola”) four kilometres from the centre; Vuelling flies from Gatwick. On exiting the airport, turn right and head to the far end of the building to the taxi pick up-point. There are far more direct flights to Pisa from airports all over the UK, including Easyjet, Ryanair and Jet2. Transfers from Pisa Airport take roughly 75 minutes and the pick-up point is in front of you as you exit the airport building. When booking through Sea-Lifts, you can expect one of our representatives to collect you from the pick-up point.
City (main sights)
The Duomo Cathedral dominates the Florentine skyline and is a must-see for visitors. For stunning views, visit the Boboli Gardens lined with cypress trees and the Uffizi Gallery that houses spectacular works of art by Botticelli, Titian and Raphael. Don’t forget to catch Michelangelo’s world-famous sculpture David at the Accademia Gallery. Fashion gurus may also be interested in the recently opened Gucci Museum.
Day trips from Florence
There are lots of great day trips from Florence including: The Chianti wine region; The coastal villages of Cinque Terre; Pisa with its Leaning Tower; Asissi, birthplace of St Francis; Siena, home of the dramatic Palio horse race; Lucca; the medieval town of San Gimignano; Venice; or the Ferrari, Pagani and Lamboghini factories near Bologna. Simply contact Sea-Lifts’ customer support team and we’ll happily help you plan the perfect itinerary for a day trip from Florence.
Carnival (February); Taste, food festival (March); Scoppio del Carro firework display (Easter Sunday); Maggio Musicale, Italy’s leading opera and classical music festival (April – June); Ice Cream Festival (April); Estate Fiesolana – performing arts festival (mid June to end July); Estate al Bargello – festival of music, theatre and dance (August – September); 50 days of International Cinema (October to December).
Birthplace of the Renaissance and a cultural powerhouse, Florence is the regional capital of Tuscany. It was founded as a Roman military colony in the 1st century BC. A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family and numerous religious and republican revolutions. During the 14th-16th century Florence achieved preeminence in commerce and finance, learning and especially the arts. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.
Airport transfer types to suit all budgets
Share the vehicle with other passengers with similar flights & destinations.
One of the most cost effective and efficient ways of getting to the resort.
Similar to a shared transfer, except this runs to a set timetable, so you’re required to book a service that works for your flight times.
Generally not door-to-door but cheaper.
Book a driver and vehicle for your sole use.
No sharing with others, no waiting at the airport and a direct door-to-door service, with no additional stops en route.
Similar to a private transfer the only difference is that it is using a larger vehicle.
Perfect for larger groups wanting to travel together.
Exec & Limousine
Enjoy vehicles such as a top-of-the-range Mercedes minivan or an S-Class Mercedes limousine.
Like a private transfer, but with the additional benefit of travelling in style.
Truly flawless door-to-door service
- Relax knowing that someone will be waiting at the airport
- 24/7 assist while you’re travelling
- Get to your destination safely and comfortably
"We would just like to say that every aspect of your service was excellent. Thank you."
Sara McSweeney, 46, Manchester
"Thanks for the transfer/s and we are already planning our next trip for next summer and you guys will certainly be the first transfer company we will choose to use."
Neil Jones, 35, Bolton upon Dearne
"Excellent, reliable company... always with a smile and a conversation"
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