Florence International Airport “Amerigo Vespucci” 

From the airport it is possible to reach the city center with the T2 tramway (direction “Unità”) in 20 minutes. The service guarantees a run every 5/6 minutes every day.

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You can also reach the city center with VOLAINBUS – a shuttle service (about 20-40 minutes depending on the traffic) between the airport terminal and the centre of Florence. 

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Pisa International Airport “Galileo Galilei”

From the airport you can reach the city centre of Florence in one hour by bus.

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Otherwise, the Pisa Airport is located about 1 km from Pisa Centrale railway station. You can find, just outside the terminal, the new, high-speed, fully automatic People Mover service for direct connections between the Pisa Centrale railway station and the airport. 

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Bologna International Airport “Guglielmo Marconi” 

From Bologna Airport you can reach the city center of Florence with the Appennino Shuttle in one hour and thirty minutes.

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The Santa Maria Novella central station is in the City Centre. All our theatres are just few minutes walking from there.

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The BUSITALIA bus service connects Florence to all the cities in Tuscany.. 

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There are also many companies that allow to reach Florence from abroad, such as Eurolines and Flixbus. 

If you arrive in Florence with your own car, please mind that in the historical centre there are several restricted traffic area. If your hotel is located in the historical centre, remember to warn that you will arrive by car, so the hotel can book an affiliated parking lot with your license plate. Park and ride Car parks are located along the main points of access to the city of Florence. They are connected to the centre by bus and tram.

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Garage Europa reserves a special rate for the audience of Festival dei Popoli. Paying at the cash desk, and not at the automatic cash machine, just showing the entrance ticket with the screening ticket you get a reduced price of € 2.00 per hour.

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Public transport in the city is operated by ATAF. It is possible to consult lines and timetables on their website: or on the official ATAF app available on Google Play and Apple Store.

How to reach Cinema La Compagnia: 

5 minutes walk – Piazza San Marco stop, bus lines 1- 6 – 7- 10 – 11 -17 -20- 25 – 31 -32 – C1; 5 minutes walk – Via Bufalini stop, linee 14 – 23 – C1; Just in front of the cinema – C1 (only coming from Piazza San Marco) 

How to reach Cinema Spazio Alfieri: 

In the nearby streets (Via dei Pepi, via Ghibellina, via Verdi) bus lines C1, C2, C3 or 23 (only for those who come from Gavinana district) Otherwise we suggest to stop in Via della Colonna (piazza D’Azeglio), bus lines 6 – 31 – 31 – 23 – 14 

How to reach Istituto Francese: 

Bus C2 direction Leopolda, bus stop Melegnano (2 minutes walk) Bus lines 6 – 11 – 12 – 37, bus stop Pescaia Santa Rosa (6 minutes walk)

How to reach MAD – Murate Art District

Bus lines 23 – 31, bus stop Piazza Giovine Italia; Bus lines 6 – 14 bus stop Niccolini



If you are at Cinema La Compagnia, you can ask our staff to book you a taxi without any additional fee.

Anyways, the closest taxi ranks are in Piazza San Marco, Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Santa Maria Novella.

You can find all the details here:

RADIO TAXI 055/4390 –

There are many possibilities that the city of Florence offers for overnight stays. In the following list you may find structures that apply special rates to the accredited audience of the Festival dei Popoli. Their location is a short distance from the festival venues:

B&B Locanda dei poeti
Via Guelfa 74/n, 50129 Firenze Tel. (+39) 055 488701
Hotel Azzi – Locanda degli Artisti
Via Faenza 56/88 rosso, 50123 Firenze Tel. (+39) 055 213 806
Foresteria Valdese
Via dei Serragli 49, 50124 Firenze Tel. (+39) 055 212576
Residenza Il Villino B&B
Via della Pergola, 53 | 50121 Firenze Italia Tel. (+39) 055 200 1116

Via di Santa Caterina 13-17, 50129 Firenze

Ostello Tasso

Via Villani 15, 50124 Firenze
Tel. (+39) 055 0602087

B&B Hotel Firenze City Center

Viale Giovanni Amendola 34, 50121 Firenze
+39 055 2343201
The B&B will apply a 10% discount to our accreditated audience.

Firenze WiFi is the wireless Internet access of the Municipality of Florence. The connection is provided by the Municipality of Florence and internet browsing is allowed for a maximum of 500 MB per day for each device. To know how to connect:

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