NEED PUBLIC TRANSPORT?
Florence has an elaborate public transportation system.
To move around the city by bus or tramway it is necessary to purchase the “Urbano Capoluogo” ticket costs € 1.50. Tickets can be purchased through the TABNET App, in the ticket offices with the Autolinee Toscane logo, in Autolinee Toscane ticket offices and by SMS for the whole of Tuscany at 488 01 05 (cost € 1.80) by writing the city you are in (only with Tim, Vodafone and Wind operators).
On all Autolinee Toscane buses it is possible to buy the ticket € 1.50 directly on board the bus, using the contactless payment card of the enabled circuits Mastercard, Maestro, Visa and V PAY. Different types of subscriptions and discounts are available for students or frequent travellers. For further information consult the AT website.
Information: Autolinee Toscane free number
800 14 24 24 (Mon-Sun 6-24)
The “Urbano Capoluogo” ticket is also the ticket to use the T1 tramway that connects the center (S.M.N. Station) with the city of Scandicci and the Careggi hospital and the T2 line that connects the center (Piazza dell’Unità) with the Airport. Complete timetables can be consulted on the Gest website.
In Florence there is also an efficient service of Bike Sharing Mobike through which you can get around the city on two wheels with all the advantages of cycling in city traffic. For use this service you have to download the free app Movie by Mobike, available on iOS and Android.
From Florence it is possible to reach any destination in the country by train. Visit Trenitalia website.
In Florence there is also the Amerigo Vespucci international airport which can be reached on the T2 line (tramway line) from Piazza de L’Unita (city center). From the airport you can reach the main Italian and European cities.
The main Tuscan airport is the Galileo Galilei intercontinental airport of Pisa, which is about 1 hour from the city of Florence and can be easily reached by train or bus.