Florence Transportation Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport is only five kilometres (three miles) north-west of the city and is a short taxi ride to the city centre. The majority of international flights arrive at Pisa Airport which is an hour away. There is an hourly direct train service into Florence (Santa Maria Novella Station) from the Airport. The ticket office is at the far end of the terminal , as are the doors to the doors to the train platform. Please check the timetable for trains travelling directly to Firenze SMN. The train is by far the best method of transport, but should you find the trains out of service, there is always a taxi (approx. USD 150) or you can take the bus into Pisa city centre for connections to Florence. Arriving by Air Florence is reached by international travelers via Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei (PSA). Getting Around Florence Traffic in Florence is very restricted and you will have difficulty entering the city during business hours. There are two or three large car parks just outside the historical centre where you can leave the car as most of the tourist areas of the city are off limits to tourist traffic.turkeyarena.com Ask your hotel for parking details before you leave. Florence is relatively compact and therefore easy to get around on foot. This is also by far the best way to see the city. Taxis and buses are available throughout the city although taxi fares tend to be rather expensive. Moped and bicycle rental is another option for those brave enough to encounter the fast moving traffic.