Airports in Italy

Bologna Airport

The airport is located four miles (6km) northeast of Bologna's city centre.

Bologna Airport (BLQ)

Overview

There is a special airport bus which takes you into the centre of Bologna. It leaves every 15 minutes during the day from outside the arrivals hall. The first bus is at 5.30am and the last one is at 1.15am. The bus is called Aerobus or BLQ and is easily identified as it is grey and light blue in colour as opposed to the orange urban buses.

The BLQ's farthest point in its route takes one to Bologna Central Railway Station, four miles (6km) from the airport. It is a major transport hub, with connections to places all over Italy. The journey from the airport to the railway station takes about 25-30 minutes, depending on the traffic.

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) northeast of Bologna's city centre.

Getting to the city

There is a special airport bus which takes you into the centre of Bologna. It leaves every 15 minutes during the day from outside the arrivals hall. The first bus is at 5.30am and the last one is at 1.15am. The bus is called Aerobus or BLQ and is easily identified as it is grey and light blue in colour as opposed to the orange urban buses.

The BLQ's farthest point in its route takes one to Bologna Central Railway Station, four miles (6km) from the airport. It is a major transport hub, with connections to places all over Italy. The journey from the airport to the railway station takes about 25-30 minutes, depending on the traffic.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

There are plenty of car hire agencies at the airport, including Hertz, Avis, Budget and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

There are fixed-fare taxis outside the terminal; however, they are in high demand during peak times, so it may be a good idea to book in advance.

Facilities

Airport facilities include bank and currency exchange services, ATMs, left luggage facilities, a business lounge, travel agents, an information desk, and many shops and restaurants.

Parking

The airport provides both short-term parking and long-term parking. For short-term parking, the Express Car Park is adjacent to the terminal building, and charges about €3.70 per hour, or €30 per day.

www.bologna-airport.it

Milan Linate Airport

The airport is situated five miles (8km) from downtown Milan.

Milan Linate Airport (LIN)

Overview

Bus number 73 runs from Linate Airport to Milan Piazza S. Babila every 10 minutes, between 5.35am and 12.35am. Alternatively, there is a bus that travels to Milan Central Station every 30 minutes. All buses departing from Linate Airport depart from the area just outside arrivals.

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) from downtown Milan.

Getting to the city

Bus number 73 runs from Linate Airport to Milan Piazza S. Babila every 10 minutes, between 5.35am and 12.35am. Alternatively, there is a bus that travels to Milan Central Station every 30 minutes. All buses departing from Linate Airport depart from the area just outside arrivals.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies at Linate Airport include Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore/National, and Thrifty, all of which have desks in the arrivals section.

Airport Taxis

Taxi services are available outside the arrivals hall. The journey to the city centre will take 20 to 40 minutes depending on traffic conditions. Shared taxis are available.

Facilities

Facilities at the airport include ATMs, currency exchange, a post office, left luggage and baggage wrapping, a business centre and executive lounge, a pharmacy and first aid station, a hair salon, laundry facilities, a chapel, and an information desk. Duty-free shopping is available, and dining options range from fast food joints to good restaurants.

Parking

Parking comprises about 4,500 spaces. There are both short and long-term parking options available, all within a two-minute walk to the terminals.

www.milanolinate-airport.com/en

Naples International Airport

The airport is located five miles (8km) north of the city centre.

Naples International Airport (NAP)

Overview

There is regular bus service from the airport to the central station of Naples, Stazione Centrale, with the journey taking 15 to 20 minutes. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) north of the city centre.

Getting to the city

There is regular bus service from the airport to the central station of Naples, Stazione Centrale, with the journey taking 15 to 20 minutes. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies at Naples International Airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore and SicilybyCar. Representatives of each operator have desks in the Arrivals Hall.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from the stand in front of the arrivals concourse. The journey to the city centre takes around 30 minutes and fixed rates are in use for the main destinations nearby.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are within walking distance of each other; however, Terminal 1 is for scheduled airlines and Terminal 2 is generally used for charter flights.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange, postal service, lost property, left luggage facilities, meeting rooms, VIP lounges, a medical centre, information desks, shopping, restaurants and cafes.

Parking

Both short-term and long-term parking is available.

www.gesac.it

Reggio Calabria Airport

The airport is located four miles (6km) from Reggio Calabria city centre.

Reggio Calabria Airport (REG)

Overview

Transport to Reggio Calabria is available at the airport via ship, taxi, bus and train. Fast transport connections between Reggio Calabria, Messina and the Aeolian Islands are available by ship. Train transport is available from Reggio Calabria Airport station which is less than a mile (1.6km) from the airport terminal; a free shuttle connects the station to the airport. Local buses are also available to the city: buses into the city depart roughly every 90 minutes from 8.45am to 7pm on weekdays, and 8.45am to 5.35pm on Saturdays and holidays.

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) from Reggio Calabria city centre.

Getting to the city

Transport to Reggio Calabria is available at the airport via ship, taxi, bus and train. Fast transport connections between Reggio Calabria, Messina and the Aeolian Islands are available by ship. Train transport is available from Reggio Calabria Airport station which is less than a mile (1.6km) from the airport terminal; a free shuttle connects the station to the airport. Local buses are also available to the city: buses into the city depart roughly every 90 minutes from 8.45am to 7pm on weekdays, and 8.45am to 5.35pm on Saturdays and holidays.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore, Sixt, Auto Europa, Locauto and NLTSUD.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport. Taxis use a meter for most destinations. Additional fees are charged for night fares, holidays, airport pick-ups, and luggage.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a police station, lost and found, first aid station, tax refund desk, shops and cafes.

Parking

The airport has two parking areas, including disabled bays. Parking is €1 for up to 40 minutes, €1.50 for the first hour, €2.50 for two hours, €5 for five hours, €6 for up to seven hours, and €9 for 24 hours. Long-term rates are €8 (per day) for two to three days, €6 for four to seven days, and €5 per day thereafter.

www.aeroportodellostretto.it

Trieste-Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport

The airport is located less than a mile (1.6km) from Ronchi dei Legionari, which is about 19 miles (30.5km) northwest of Trieste.

Trieste-Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport (TRS)

Overview

Trieste airport is well-integrated into the public transport network, and buses are available from the airport to Trieste. Buses are also available to Udine, Gorizia, Monfalcone, and Grado.

Location

The airport is located less than a mile (1.6km) from Ronchi dei Legionari, which is about 19 miles (30.5km) northwest of Trieste.

Getting to the city

Trieste airport is well-integrated into the public transport network, and buses are available from the airport to Trieste. Buses are also available to Udine, Gorizia, Monfalcone, and Grado.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies available at the airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Locauto and Maggiore.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the passenger terminal between 8am and midnight.

Facilities

Airport facilities include shopping (including duty-free), a VIP lounge, bar, bank, lost and found, first aid station, tourist information, and a post office.

Parking

The airport car parks can accommodate up to 1,100 cars in three different parking areas. P1 is for long-stay parking, charging €9 to €12 for the first day (seasonal variations in price) and €10 to €11 per day thereafter. P2 is for long and short-stay parking, charging about €3.50 for up to two hours, €9 for up to 12 hours, and €14 per day. P3 is for short-stay parking, charging €2.80 per hour.


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Pisa International

The airport is located four miles (6km) northeast of Pisa, and 50 miles (80km) west of Florence.

Pisa International (PSA)

Overview

The PisaMover Bus departs roughly every 10 minutes for Pisa Central Station, located less than one mile (2km) from the airport. A comprehensive bus network also provides connections to Tuscan cities like Florence, Siena, Lucca, and Viareggio.

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) northeast of Pisa, and 50 miles (80km) west of Florence.

Getting to the city

The PisaMover Bus departs roughly every 10 minutes for Pisa Central Station, located less than one mile (2km) from the airport. A comprehensive bus network also provides connections to Tuscan cities like Florence, Siena, Lucca, and Viareggio.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental operators at the airport can be found in the Car Rentals Terminal, which is connected to the arrivals area via shuttle bus. The shuttle bus stop is just outside arrivals and rental operators at the airport include Avis, Auto Europa, Europcar, Hertz and Goldcar.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport; it is a 10-minute drive into Pisa (with an extra fee being added on public holidays and Sundays). The taxi stand is located near the exit of the arrivals hall.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a railyway ticket office, police station, first aid station, chapel, chemist, hair stylist, laundry facilities, currency exchange, a bank, plenty of shops, restaurants and bars.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available. Lot P3 is closest to the terminal and provides short-term parking, charged by the hour. A multi-level car park (P2) is nearby, offering similar hourly rates but charging less for long stays. Lot P4 is the cheapest long-term option.

www.pisa-airport.com

Rome Fiumicino Airport

The airport is 19 miles (30km) southwest of central Rome.

Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO)

Overview

The train station is across the road from Terminal 3, near car park D. There are two trains to the city. The Leonardo Express travels directly to Roma Termini, the station in the city centre, every half hour from 6.30am to 11.30pm. Buy a ticket at the ticketing counter in the station and then validate it at one of the machines (the ticket will then be valid for an hour and a half). A cheaper option is the slightly slower Regional FL1 train, which runs to major stations (Tiburtina, Tuscolana, Ostiense and Trastevere) every 15 minutes, or every half hour on Sundays and holidays.

Cotral buses leave from Roma Tiburtina railway station and stop at Piazza dei Cinquecento in front of the national museum.

Location

The airport is 19 miles (30km) southwest of central Rome.

Getting to the city

The train station is across the road from Terminal 3, near car park D. There are two trains to the city. The Leonardo Express travels directly to Roma Termini, the station in the city centre, every half hour from 6.30am to 11.30pm. Buy a ticket at the ticketing counter in the station and then validate it at one of the machines (the ticket will then be valid for an hour and a half). A cheaper option is the slightly slower Regional FL1 train, which runs to major stations (Tiburtina, Tuscolana, Ostiense and Trastevere) every 15 minutes, or every half hour on Sundays and holidays.

Cotral buses leave from Roma Tiburtina railway station and stop at Piazza dei Cinquecento in front of the national museum.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

The car rental desks are in the multi-level car park lots C and B, directly in front of the terminal and connected via passenger walkways. Simply follow the signs from the arrivals area. There are several major companies represented, including Hertz, Avis, Sixt and Budget, as well as a few local operators.

Airport Taxis

Authorised taxis can usually be found in the arrivals areas.

Transfer between terminals

A free shuttle bus operates between the terminals and car parks every 15 minutes.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs and currency exchange, information desks, travel agents, pharmacies, massage parlours, a beauty parlour, a hairdresser, as well as slot machines and laundry facilities. There are business facilities, and there are myriad shopping and dining options.

Parking

Parking spaces are available in front of the terminal, and there is a variety of options within the garages and long-term lots. All parking options are connected to the terminals via walkways or shuttle buses.

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Venice Marco Polo Airport

The airport is located five miles (8km) north of Venice.

Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)

Overview

Buses go to the Venice-Santa Lucia railway station, via Piazzale Roma, every 20 minutes. The ATVO bus and ACTV buses leave regularly for the Piazzale Roma and Mestre Railroad station. The Alilaguna boats are a faster way into central Venice. The dock is a 5-10 minute walk from the airport.

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) north of Venice.

Getting to the city

Buses go to the Venice-Santa Lucia railway station, via Piazzale Roma, every 20 minutes. The ATVO bus and ACTV buses leave regularly for the Piazzale Roma and Mestre Railroad station. The Alilaguna boats are a faster way into central Venice. The dock is a 5-10 minute walk from the airport.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car hire companies with offices at the airport include Autoeuropa, Maggiore, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Locauto Rent.

Airport Taxis

Both regular and water taxis are available from the airport. An authorised (yellow) taxi cab to the city centre takes between 40 minutes and an hour.

Facilities

Facilities at the airport include ATMs, currency exchange facilities, banks, a tax-free customs service, VIP lounges, a business centre, a prayer room, information desks, travel agencies, baby-changing facilities and first aid facilities. There are also a range of shopping and dining options.

Parking

Short-term parking is available and starts at €6.50 for the first hour and €3.00 each following hour. Long-term options are available in car parks 4 and 5 and range from €25 to €28 per day, depending upon the parking lot. All parking lots are within easy walking distance of the terminal.

www.veniceairport.it

Verona Airport

The airport is located six miles (10km) southwest of Verona.

Verona Airport (VRN)

Overview

The Verona Airport is connected to the Verona train station via a Shuttle/Aerobus service that runs every 20 minutes. Rental cars and taxis are also available.

Location

The airport is located six miles (10km) southwest of Verona.

Getting to the city

The Verona Airport is connected to the Verona train station via a Shuttle/Aerobus service that runs every 20 minutes. Rental cars and taxis are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

There are several car hire companies with offices at Verona Airport, including Hertz, Avis and Europcar, among others.

Airport Taxis

There is a taxi stand outside the terminal building, with several taxi companies offering services to downtown Verona.

Transfer between terminals

The two terminals are adjacent and connected.

Facilities

The facilities at Verona airport include currency exchange, a children's play area, meeting points, a first aid station, duty-free shopping, and several restaurants.

Parking

Short-term and long-term parking is available at the airport. Fees vary depending on the parking lot.

www.aeroportoverona.it

Rome Ciampino Airport

The airport is situated nine miles (15km) southeast of Rome.

Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA)

Overview

Airport taxis are available, but taxi fares from Ciampino Airport into the centre of Rome (defined as the area within the Aurelian walls) can be prohibitively expensive. To combat this problem, the airport has set up an official taxi stand, located opposite the arrivals hall. Here, taxis operate on a fixed rate of about €30 per cab, good for a maximum of four passengers and their baggage. The trip should take 25 minutes - but in traffic, it'll be closer to an hour. Buses are another option, and there are many service providers. Travellers are advised to choose to go the public bus route.

Location

The airport is situated nine miles (15km) southeast of Rome.

Getting to the city

Airport taxis are available, but taxi fares from Ciampino Airport into the centre of Rome (defined as the area within the Aurelian walls) can be prohibitively expensive. To combat this problem, the airport has set up an official taxi stand, located opposite the arrivals hall. Here, taxis operate on a fixed rate of about €30 per cab, good for a maximum of four passengers and their baggage. The trip should take 25 minutes - but in traffic, it'll be closer to an hour. Buses are another option, and there are many service providers. Travellers are advised to choose to go the public bus route.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in September).

Car rental

Car rentals are provided by Avis, Budget, Europcar, National, Sixt and Hertz. The rental offices are well-signed and are located near the airport's entrance. You will require an International Driving Permit (IDP) in order to rent a vehicle, and all cars will feature automatic transmissions.

Airport Taxis

Only use authorised taxis (white cars with meters). The journey to central Rome will take about 40 minutes. A surcharge is added on Sundays, public holidays, late at night and for excess baggage.

Transfer between terminals

Not applicable - Ciampino Airport has only one terminal building, though you will take a shuttle from your plane to the arrivals area.

Facilities

A bank (Banco di Roma) is located in the departures area, and numerous ATMs and bureaux de change are scattered throughout the terminal building. A lost and found office is also available, as is a VIP lounge with a snackbar and private boarding/disembarkation gates. Other facilities include nursery and medical facilities; a passenger assistance and customer service desk; tour operators and travel agencies; shops and cafes; and full access and comprehensive facilities for disabled passengers (the airport is renowned for its convenience for disabled passengers).

Parking

Both short- and long-term parking is available at Ciampino Airport. The first 15 minutes are free, thereafter various charges are levied.

www.adr.it

Perugia Airport

Sant Egidio, 12km from Perugia

Perugia Airport (PEG)

Overview

There are regular buses from the airport to Perugia, with the main stop being the Piazza Italia.

Location

Sant Egidio, 12km from Perugia

Getting to the city

There are regular buses from the airport to Perugia, with the main stop being the Piazza Italia.

Time

Local time in Perugia is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in September).

Car rental

There are car hire facilities at Perugia, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, AutoEuropa, and Maggiore N.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available to Perugia and Assisi. Passengers can book in advance via TaxiTender.

Facilities

There is a cafe in the airport.

Parking

Perugia Airport offers free parking.

www.airport.umbria.it

Turin Airport

The airport is located 10 miles (16km) northwest of Turin.

Turin Airport (TRN)

Overview

The GTT railway has service directly to central Turin from the train station adjacent to the passenger terminal. There are also regular buses to the city centre, which take approximately 45 minutes.

Location

The airport is located 10 miles (16km) northwest of Turin.

Getting to the city

The GTT railway has service directly to central Turin from the train station adjacent to the passenger terminal. There are also regular buses to the city centre, which take approximately 45 minutes.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

There are several car hire companies located in the car park, including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto and Maggiore.

Airport Taxis

There is a taxi rank located at the exit of the terminal. The trip to Turin takes approximately 30 minutes.

Facilities

The terminal contains duty-free shopping, several restaurants and bars, a bank, baby changing facilities, a first aid station, and a tourist information centre.

Parking

There is a multi-storey car park located near the terminal. Short-term parking is free for the first 10 minutes, and parking rates vary from €5 to €6 per hour, and from €16 to €40 per day, depending on the parking lot.

www.aeroportoditorino.it

Olbia Airport

The airport is located 2 miles (about 3km) southeast of the city of Olbia.

Olbia Airport (OLB)

Overview

Public bus lines 2 and 10 connect Olbia airport to the city. The journey takes 10-20 minutes.

Location

The airport is located 2 miles (about 3km) southeast of the city of Olbia.

Getting to the city

Public bus lines 2 and 10 connect Olbia airport to the city. The journey takes 10-20 minutes.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in September).

Car rental

Car rental companies include Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Ellepì Autonoleggio, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore Rent and Sixt.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the arrivals area. It should take about 10-15 minutes to reach the city.

Facilities

Facilities include ATMs, bureaux de change, snack shops, Internet access, and luggage storage.

Parking

Short- and long-term parking available, at €2/hour, €15/day, €75/month.

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Rimini Airport

5 miles (8km) southeast of Rimini

Rimini Airport (RMI)

Overview

There is regular bus and train service to the airport from the downtown Rimini Railway Station.

Location

5 miles (8km) southeast of Rimini

Getting to the city

There is regular bus and train service to the airport from the downtown Rimini Railway Station.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in September).

Car rental

Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Maggiore, Travel Car and Sixt operate car hire facilities from Rimini Airport.

Airport Taxis

There are metred taxis available outside the terminal. Tariffs are increased at night.

Facilities

The terminal contains restaurants, duty-free shopping, banks, ATMs, and information services.

Parking

There is short and long-term parking available at the airport. Parking is free up to 20 minutes, hourly and daily rates vary. See the airport website for detailed rates.

www.riminiairport.com

Fontanarossa Airport

The airport is located 3 miles (about 5km) southwest of the city of Catania.

Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)

Overview

The AMT Alibus service (#457) connects Fontanarossa Airport to Catania city centre.

Location

The airport is located 3 miles (about 5km) southwest of the city of Catania.

Getting to the city

The AMT Alibus service (#457) connects Fontanarossa Airport to Catania city centre.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in September).

Car rental

Car rental companies include Avis, Europcar, Hertz, and Maggiore.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the arrivals area.

Facilities

Facilities include ATMs, bureaux de change, restaurants and cafés, Internet access, a nursery and play area, a post office and duty-free shopping.

Parking

Short- and long-term parking is available (€2 for the first hour, €1/hour thereafter).

www.aeroporto.catania.it

Genoa Airport

The airport is located about four miles (7km) from Genoa.

Genoa Airport (GOA)

Overview

The Volabus shuttle departs the airport every 30-60 minutes from around 6am to midnight, heading to the Brignole and Principe Train Stations via the city centre. Tickets can be bought from the airport or on the bus. Another option is the i24 service which links the airport to Sestri railway station.

Location

The airport is located about four miles (7km) from Genoa.

Getting to the city

The Volabus shuttle departs the airport every 30-60 minutes from around 6am to midnight, heading to the Brignole and Principe Train Stations via the city centre. Tickets can be bought from the airport or on the bus. Another option is the i24 service which links the airport to Sestri railway station.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in September).

Car rental

Car hire companies at Genoa Airport include Avis, Budget, Sixt, Europcar, Hertz and Maggiore.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the arrival concourse. The official airport taxi company is Radio Taxi. Flat rates to the major train stations are available for shared cabs.

Facilities

There are restaurants and bars, shops, ATMs, VIP lounges, a lost and found, and information services at the airport. An airport hotel is also available, and the airport has meeting facilities.

Parking

There is parking available within walking distance of the terminal. It is possible to pay by either cash or card at either the automatic pay points, or at the manned pay station (between the hours of 4pm and midnight only).

www.airport.genova.it

Lamezia Terme International Airport

The airport is located nine miles (15km) from central Lamezia-Terme.

Lamezia Terme International Airport (SUF)

Overview

Buses are available to a variety of stops within the city. The train station is also connected to the airport by bus and taxi.

Location

The airport is located nine miles (15km) from central Lamezia-Terme.

Getting to the city

Buses are available to a variety of stops within the city. The train station is also connected to the airport by bus and taxi.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar, Maggiore and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are readily available outside the terminal building to transport passengers to their required destination.

Facilities

The terminal offers a lost and found service, ATMs, first aid, a tourist information desk and plenty of shopping and dining facilities, as well as a VIP lounge.

Parking

The airport offers parking space in two separate parking lots, one of them right in front of Arrivals and Departures, the other in front of the Cargo Terminal. The main parking area is just a 30-metre walk from the terminal building. P2 charges €2 for up to two hours, €3 for up to six hours, and €10 for 12 hours. Parking for a full 24-hour period costs €14.

www.lameziaairport.it

Florence Peretola Airport

Florence Peretola Airport is located three miles (5km) northwest of Florence.

Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)

Overview

The airport is connected with the city by a bus service from the central railway station every half hour, operated by the local Florence city bus company ATAF. The bus is called the Volainbus and runs from 6am to 11:30pm. The route typically takes 20-25 minutes and you can buy a ticket directly from the bus driver or from newsagents and coffee bars in the airport. Note: you must buy roundtrip tickets before boarding the bus, not from the bus driver.

Location

Florence Peretola Airport is located three miles (5km) northwest of Florence.

Getting to the city

The airport is connected with the city by a bus service from the central railway station every half hour, operated by the local Florence city bus company ATAF. The bus is called the Volainbus and runs from 6am to 11:30pm. The route typically takes 20-25 minutes and you can buy a ticket directly from the bus driver or from newsagents and coffee bars in the airport. Note: you must buy roundtrip tickets before boarding the bus, not from the bus driver.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, and National/Maggiore operate car hire facilities from the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are located in front of the terminal and the journey to downtown Florence takes roughly 15 minutes.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a lost and found, information desks, VIP lounges, public phones, disabled assistance, medical facilities, and a variety of shopping and dining options.

Parking

Short and long-term parking options are available.

www.aeroporto.firenze.it

Milan Malpensa Airport

The airport is situated in the province of Varese, 31 miles (50km) north-west of Milan.

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)

Overview

The Train Station is located in Terminal 1 on level 1. The Malpensa Express runs from around 5am until just before midnight and links Malpensa airport with the centre of Milan. There are also several buses that run from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to Milan's Central Station, as well as the Malpensa Shuttle which connects each 20-30 minutes from both terminals to Milan's Central Station.

Location

The airport is situated in the province of Varese, 31 miles (50km) north-west of Milan.

Getting to the city

The Train Station is located in Terminal 1 on level 1. The Malpensa Express runs from around 5am until just before midnight and links Malpensa airport with the centre of Milan. There are also several buses that run from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to Milan's Central Station, as well as the Malpensa Shuttle which connects each 20-30 minutes from both terminals to Milan's Central Station.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies at Malpensa Airport include Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore/National, and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Various taxi companies provide service at Malpensa airport. They are located at Arrivals on the ground floor at both terminals 1 and 2.

Transfer between terminals

Malpensa Airport provides a free shuttle service for passengers transferring between terminals.

Facilities

Facilities at the airport include ATMs, VIP business lounges, lost property, currency exchange, a post office, left luggage and baggage wrapping, a pharmacy and first aid station, and an information desk. Duty-free shopping is available, and dining options range from fast food joints to good restaurants.

Parking

There are both short and long-term parking options available at the airport. Short-term parking is only minutes away from terminal 1 and payment is calculated according to a parking meter. Long-term parking is low cost and is just a four minute walk to terminal 1.

www.airportmalpensa.com

Ancona Airport

The airport is located about seven miles (12km) from the Ancona city centre.

Ancona Airport (AOI)

Overview

Marche Airport is connected to Castelferretti railway station which offers services to Ancona rail station. Raffaello Aerobus transports travellers to and from the airport between 7am and 10.30pm. Taxis are available along the sidewalk adjacent to the terminal. Shuttle buses positioned outside the passenger terminal are also an option.

Location

The airport is located about seven miles (12km) from the Ancona city centre.

Getting to the city

Marche Airport is connected to Castelferretti railway station which offers services to Ancona rail station. Raffaello Aerobus transports travellers to and from the airport between 7am and 10.30pm. Taxis are available along the sidewalk adjacent to the terminal. Shuttle buses positioned outside the passenger terminal are also an option.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Hertz, Avis, and Europcar.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available to passengers at the exit of the Arrivals Terminal, along the sidewalk adjacent to the terminal.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange, a bank, shopping (including duty free shops) and restaurants.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available at the airport. Short-term parking rates are €3.50 for one hour, €5.50 for two hours, and €25 for 24 hours. The first 20 minutes are free.

www.aeroportomarche.it

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport

The airport is located five miles (8km) from central Bari.

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI)

Overview

Public buses are available during the day to transport travellers to the city centre, with various stops along the way.

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) from central Bari.

Getting to the city

Public buses are available during the day to transport travellers to the city centre, with various stops along the way.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Hertz, Auto Europa Sicily by Car, LocaAuto, Budget and Europcar.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre of Bari.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a place of worship, shopping (including duty-free shops), a bar and a restaurant.

Parking

Parking is available at the airport and is open 24 hours.

www.aeroportidipuglia.it

Brindisi Airport

The airport is located four miles (6km) from Brindisi city centre.

Brindisi Airport (BDS)

Overview

Buses are available from the airport to the city centre with various stops along the way. A shuttle service, Pugliairbus, is also available. Tickets are available from a ticket office at the airport, online or, in some cases, from the bus conductor. Taxis are also available.

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) from Brindisi city centre.

Getting to the city

Buses are available from the airport to the city centre with various stops along the way. A shuttle service, Pugliairbus, is also available. Tickets are available from a ticket office at the airport, online or, in some cases, from the bus conductor. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Maggiore, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Locauto, Sixt and Auto Europa Sicily by Car.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from Radio Taxi company from the airport to the city centre.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a nursery, shopping, ATMs, a pharmacy, a cafe and free wifi.

Parking

Parking is available at the airport, with the first 15 minutes of parking free. Parking fees are €2 for up to two hours, €8 for two to eight hours, and €15 hours for eight to 24 hours.

www.aeroportidipuglia.it

Cagliari Elmas Airport

The airport is located four miles (7km) northeast of central Cagliari.

Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG)

Overview

The airport is easily accessible by train from Cagliari city centre. The rail service starts at about 5am and ends after 9pm, with an average frequency of 20 minutes. The journey to and from downtown takes five to seven minutes. The airport train station is just a five minute walk from the air terminal. Taxis are also available to the city centre.

Location

The airport is located four miles (7km) northeast of central Cagliari.

Getting to the city

The airport is easily accessible by train from Cagliari city centre. The rail service starts at about 5am and ends after 9pm, with an average frequency of 20 minutes. The journey to and from downtown takes five to seven minutes. The airport train station is just a five minute walk from the air terminal. Taxis are also available to the city centre.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car companies represented at the airport include Sardinya Autonoleggio, Autoeuropa, Ruvioli, Pintauro Rent a Car, Hertz and Avis, among others.

Airport Taxis

The fastest and most comfortable option for getting to and from the airport is taking a taxi.

Facilities

Airport facilities include restaurants, bars, snack bars, shops, a bank, an ATM, a chapel, a VIP lounge, a first aid station, a help desk and facilities for people with disabilities.

Parking

There are a few parking areas surrounding the airport for short, medium and long-term parking. Long-term parking in P1 costs €12 for the first day with an additional daily rate applied thereafter; short-term parking in P2 costs €1 per half hour for the first two hours, with a maximum daily rate of €18; and flat rate parking in P3 costs €6 per day.

www.sogaer.it

Palermo Airport

The airport is situated 22 miles (35km) west of Palermo.

Palermo Airport (PMO)

Overview

Buses service the airport daily, leaving for Palermo roughly every half hour. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Location

The airport is situated 22 miles (35km) west of Palermo.

Getting to the city

Buses service the airport daily, leaving for Palermo roughly every half hour. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Europcar, Avis, Hertz and Autoeuropa are among the car rental companies represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the terminal; the journey to Palermo takes about 45 minutes.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a small shopping area, a restaurant, bars, lost and found facilities, a bank, a post office, ATMs, an information kiosk, and two VIP lounges.

Parking

There is short-term, long-term and valet parking at Palermo Airport.

www.palermo-airport.com

Abruzzo Airport

The airport is situated two and a half miles (4km) from the centre of Pescara.

Abruzzo Airport (PSR)

Overview

Buses travel between the airport and the Pescara railway station and central Pescara every 15 minutes. Buses operate between about 5am and midnight on weekdays. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Location

The airport is situated two and a half miles (4km) from the centre of Pescara.

Getting to the city

Buses travel between the airport and the Pescara railway station and central Pescara every 15 minutes. Buses operate between about 5am and midnight on weekdays. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore, Sixt, Auto Europa and Budget are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the terminal. The journey to central Pescara takes about 10 minutes.

Facilities

Airport facilities include restaurants, shops and conference rooms equipped for business needs.

Parking

Parking at the airport is free for the first 20 minutes, €2 for the first hour, €4 for two hours, and roughly €1 for each additional hour, up to a daily maximum of €11.

www.abruzzoairport.com

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