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By plane

You can land in the following airports:
  • Florence airport "Amerigo Vespucci"

    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 cheapest way to arrive at the Deparment is to take the tram line. It requires to take Line T2 at the Airport until the stop ALAMANNI STAZIONE (train station Firenze S.M.N.) and then Line T1 from ALAMANNI STAZIONE until MORGAGNI-UNIVERSITA'; the department is approximately 200 meters from the stop. The whole trip lasts approximately 40-50 minutes and will cost a ticket of about 1.80 Euros (remember to stamp the ticket once onboard). 

    The quickest way to the Department, instead, is by taxi: it should take approximately 10-15 minutes if the traffic is good.

  • Pisa airport "Galileo Galilei"

    Pisa airport is about 80 km West of Florence.
    Direct flights (international) from: Barcelona, London Gatwick, Munich, Paris.
    Charter flights: London Gatwick, Manchester, Paris Orly.

    Very close to the Terminal, you can find the Pisa Fermata Aeroporto station, take the the People Mover service and reach the Pisa Centrale railway station. Direct trains start from "Pisa Centrale" train station to Florence main train station "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" every hour, approximately (journey time of about 1 hour).

    Almost all trains from Pisa to "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" stop at "Firenze Rifredi" station: from there, see below (section "By train"). Trenitalia website.

  • Rome inter-continental airport "Fiumicino"

    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.

By train

You can stop at the following train stations:
  • Firenze Santa Maria Novella, the 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, you can take the Tramway line T1 (direction: Careggi-Ospedale) and get off at the tram stop "Morgagni-Universit√†". Another option is to take a train to Firenze Rifredi (see below).

  • Firenze Rifredi, a secondary Florence train station, the closest to our department.

    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.

By tram

The tram line going to the department is T1, direction: "Careggi-Ospedale" (Careggi Hospital); the tram stop to get off is "Morgagni-Università" . the T1 tram line stop at the Florence main train station.

By car

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.

 

Resilient Computing Lab, 2011

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