How to reach Florence
High speed trains link major Italian and European cities to Florence. The main station is Santa Maria Novella (S.M.N.). See Trenitalia for information and tickets.
"Amerigo Vespucci" International Airport provides direct flights from Florence to main European cities. From the airport, there are taxis and bus services (Ataf to take you downtown - 20 minutes). Pisa International Airport 'Galileo Galilei' and Bologna International Airport 'Guglielmo Marconi' are connected to the central train station of Florence (Santa Maria Novella) by Trenitalia shuttle train (50 minutes) or by bus Terravision (70 minutes).
The A1 (E35- Milano-Roma/ E45 Roma-Napoli) is the main motorway linking Florence to northern and southern Italy. The A11 leads west to the Tirrenian coast and on to Genoa and the French border. Information is available at: http://www.autostrade.it.
How to reach the Conference venue
Conference Venue may be easily reached by walking or by short bus travels, if you have booked in one of the suggested Hotels or B&Bs. See Ataf for more information. The nearest bus stop to the venue is Piazza San Marco or via La Pira. Taxis are available from Piazza San Marco or you can call: 055 4390 or 055 4242.
How to move when in Florence
In Florence taxis can be reserved by phone (055 4242 and 055 4390, from mobiles 055 4224242) or may be found at the official taxi stands.
See Ataf for more information.
Florence and surroundings
For more information please visit the official website Firenzeturismo.