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Travel to Florence

How to reach Florence

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By plane
The Florence and Pisa airports are served by several international airlines and they are daily connected to most of the main Italian and European Airports.
The distance between the Florence airport “Amerigo Vespucci” (also named "Peretola Airport") and the city centre is 4 km. For transport to downtown there is either a swift shuttle service (cost € 4.50) between the Arrivals side of the airport and the centre of Florence running every 30 minutes practically all day long, or taxis   (cost about € 25).
Pisa airport "G. Galilei"    is connected to the Central Railway Station "Firenze - Santa Maria Novella" by a shuttle train service operating every hour (less than an hour ride).
 

 
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Private Taxi Service
CO.A.VE. reserves to all the participants of the World Wide Magnetic Resonance 2010 Conference  some particular fares for private transfers from/to airport in Florence and Pisa:
 
  • From/to Florence airport  - car € 40,00 all included;  van 3/7 people € 48,00 all included
  • From/to Pisa airport - car € 158,00 all included; van 3/7 people € 175,00 all included
  • Car with chauffeur at your disposal for dinner (4 hours): Car € 168.00 all included; van 3/7 people € 190.00 all included
The service has to be booked through our e-mail address,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,  supplying us with name, surname and addresses for eventual receipt or invoice, together with credit card  details to charge the total amount the same day that the first service takes place.

Booking a transfer with CO.A.VE. you will have a driver waiting for you directly to the arrival gate with a name card. In case of flight delays CO.A.VE. guarantees the service without additional charges.

For further information kindly visit CO.A.VE. website  www.coave.it
or call  at    +39 055 340159  +39 055 340159   

 
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By train
International trains (EC) and fast-trains (ES,IC) arrive in Florence at the Central Railway Station "Firenze - Santa Maria Novella", which is located just in front of the Conference centre. Eurostar trains connect Florence with Rome (1 hr and 35 min) and Milan (2 hrs and 45 min). Information can be found on the Trenitalia   website.
 

car
By car
The A1 motorway, the main road artery linking the north and south of the country, runs past Florence, which has four exits. A third lane is currently being built on the Barberino-Incisa stretch of the A1. The A11 motorway and the Florence-Pisa-Livorno (FI-PI-LI) dual carriageway link the city with the west (Tyrrhenian Sea) coast.
If you decide to reach Florence by car, take into account that there are no free parking place downtown, and parking can turn rather expensive.