RCL Research Group
c/o Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica (DiMaI)
Viale Morgagni, 65
50134 - Firenze
You can land in the following airports:
Florence airport (airport "Amerigo Vespucci", http://www.aeroporto.firenze.it/EN)
Florence airport is at Peretola, approximately 5 km West of Florence.
Direct flights (international, no charters) operate from: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, London Gatwick, Lugano, Munich, Nice, Paris CDG and Vienna.
When you arrive at the airport, the easiest way to arrive at the deparment is to take a taxi. It should take approximately ten minutes.
There is also a shuttle going from the airport to the Florence main train station "Firenze Santa Maria Novella". The name of the shuttle is "Volainbus"; the timetable is available here, ("Stazione Arrivi" and "Autostazione Sita" are both very close to the "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" train station).
From the "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" main train station to the department, see below (section "By train").
Pisa airport (airport "Galileo Galilei", http://www.pisa-airport.com/)
Pisa airport is some 80 km West of Florence.
Direct flights (international): Barcelona, London Gatwick, Munich, Paris.
Charter flights: London Gatwick, Manchester, Paris Orly.
There is a train station inside the Pisa airport ("Pisa Aeroporto"); direct trains start from "Pisa Aeroporto" train station to Florence main train station "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" every hour, approximately (journey time of about 1 hour). Other trains start from "Pisa Aeroporto" train station to Pisa main train station "Pisa centrale".
Almost all trains from Pisa to "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" stop at "Firenze Rifredi" station: from there, see below (section "By train").
Rome inter-continental airport (airpot "Fiumicino", http://www.adr.it/content.asp?L=1&idmen=199)
Rome inter-continental Fiumicino airport, served by all major airlines with flights from all over the world, is connected with a non-stop train every hour to the main Rome railway station (Termini), which is reached in half an hour.
More often than every hour a high speed train leaves Rome Termini to Florence Santa Maria Novella, which is reached in about 100 minutes. Most of these trains require to be reserved in advance. Please visit the Trenitalia website for connections and information.
You can stop at the following train stations:
Firenze Santa Maria Novella, which is the Florence main train station.
Firenze Santa Maria Novella, which is in the city centre, is connected to the major Italian North-South train route.
High speed trains running between Milan and Rome stop in Firenze Santa Maria Novella. Eurocity and night trains connect directly Florence to several European cities (Paris, Geneve, Zurich, Wien, Munich,...).
If you stop at Firenze Santa Maria Novella, take bus n. 14B or 14C (direction: "Tolentino" or "Careggi" respectively). The bus stop to get off is Ospedale di Careggi (Careggi Hospital).
Firenze Rifredi, which is a secondary Florence train station.
All trains from/to Pisa stop in Firenze Rifredi.
The departement is reachable in 10 minutes by walking. From the station square take via Steccuto, turn right at the first crossing (via R. Giuliani), then, at a petrol station, turn left to via S. Stefano in Pane. At the second traffic light of via S. Stefano in Pane you will meet viale Morgagni, turn left for the department.
Please visit the Trenitalia website for connections and information.
The bus lines going to the department are "14B" or "14C" (direction: "Tolentino" or "Careggi" respectively); the bus stop to get off is Ospedale di Careggi (Careggi Hospital). Both "14B" or "14C" stop at the Florence main train station.
The "Autostrada Del Sole" Highway (A1, E35) connects Florence both with southern and northern Italy. We suggest the exit "Firenze Nord" and then follow the instructions to reach the "Careggi" hospital (the department is quite close to the main entrance of the Careggi hospital).
Please visit the Autostrade per l'Italia website for routes and rates.
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Many websites can be used to find an accommodation in Florence, see e.g. http://www.firenze-online.com/florence/
In the following you can find a short list of hotels with special rates for guests of "Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica".
For your reservation, please contact DIRECTLY the hotel of your choice mentioning "Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica".
Near Florence city center
- Hotel De La Pace ***
Via Lamarmora 28 - 50121 Firenze
- Hotel La Fortezza ***
Viale Milton, 95 - 50129 Firenze
Tel: +39.055.46391 (15 lines)
Near the department
- Hotel Raffaello ****
Viale Morgagni, 19 - 50134 FIRENZE
Phone. +39.055.4224141 (10 lines)-
- Hotel Corolle ***
Via Giulio Caccini 24 I - 50141 Firenze