CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Florence
London Luton Airport (LTN) to Bologna (BLQ)
Typically, flights to Florence from London are cheaper when flying from London Luton to Bologna Guglielmo Marconi, which has an average price of $83
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO FLORENCE FROM LONDON LUTON AIRPORT||November||51% cheaper||Flying from London Luton Airport to Florence costs on average just $98 in November|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO FLORENCE FROM LONDON LUTON AIRPORT||July||110% more expensive||It costs about $416 for flights to Florence from London Luton Airport in July|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO FLORENCE FROM LONDON LUTON AIRPORT||September||470% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Florence from London Luton Airport in September than any other month|
There’s no bad time to go to Florence as many of the city’s attractions are indoors, but if you go during summer, it will be busy and hot. Temperatures rise to 86 – 88 degrees Fahrenheit, and it can be humid. In August, many of Florence’s residents take a holiday and flee the city, and some attractions will close. The shoulder seasons of spring and fall are much more comfortable but are again busy with crowds of tourists. Book your flights and accommodation ahead of time to avoid disappointment. You might plan a visit during winter because you can find good deals on flights and rooms with fewer tourists arriving in Florence between December and February. Temperatures of between 33 – 50 degrees Fahrenheit are not exactly frigid, but you should pack a warm coat, hat and gloves for wandering around the city.
Users booking trips to Florence from Venice found flights 99% cheaper than the average price of flights to Florence. To find the cheapest price to Florence from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
If you aren’t able to travel during the month of February, then book flights to Florence from United States during March instead. Flights to Florence in March, while not as cheap as those in February, still average around $688.
The best time to book a flight to Florence from United States is 56 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $791. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $426.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Florence from United States is on a Monday. momondo users have found tickets for Monday departures for as low as $727. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Thursday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Florence on Thursday is $858.
Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Florence flights are usually those with departure times in the morning. Our users have found flights to Florence in the morning for as low as $541. Flights to Florence are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $790. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Florence area find that parks like Mineral Park of Elba Island are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Florence in April, May, or June.
San Dalmazio San Domino Island Airport, Pisa Gal Galilei Airport, Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Rimini Miramare Airport or Perugia Sant Egidio Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Florence.
San Dalmazio San Domino Island Airport has an average price of $294 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Florence. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.
Italy has restricted most foreign nationals into the country until at least March 5, with the exception of nationals and residents of the EU, the Schengen area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City, travelers with a long-term residence permit or a long term "D" visa issued by Switzerland or an EEA Member State. Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand may also enter the country. Until April 6, Italy has suspended all direct flights to and from the UK. Anyone who has been in the UK in the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Italy. With the exception of nationals, residents, or those with essential reasons including urgent work, health needs or study requirements. The reason for travel must be declared in writing (by the passenger using the self-declaration). A ban on air traffic and on entry into Italy for anyone traveling from Brazil or who has stayed in/transited through Brazil in the 14 days preceding entry into Italy. There are currently no exceptions. A ban on air traffic and on entry into Italy for anyone traveling from Austria or who has stayed in/transited through Austria for more than 12 hours in the 14 days preceding entry into Italy. There are currently no exceptionsEntry requirements
All foreign travelers must complete a self-declaration form and present it to the authorities upon arrival. Travelers must present a negative molecular or antigenic test result issued within 48 hours prior entering Italy. Traveler arriving from Vatican City and San Marino are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test result. Travelers wanting to visit the regions of Sardinia, Sicily, Apulia, Calabria must register on their websites before arrival and follow their travel regulations. Regional governments in Italy may also impose restrictions on travelers from certain foreign countries, and travelers intending to travel or return to Italy are advised to check whether any new provisions have been introduced by their region of destination.Quarantine requirements
Travelers arriving from EU countries without a negative molecular or antigenic test result issued within 48 hours prior entering Italy are subject to temporary isolation and health surveillance. Travelers arriving from Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Singapore and Thailand are subject to a 14-day self-isolation. Travelers from countries not listed above are only allowed to enter for specific reasons (such as work, health or study, or absolute urgency, returning to one's home, domicile, or dwelling) and not for tourism. Travelers arriving from this group of countries will be required to fill in a self-declaration form specifying the reason for entering/returning to Italy and are subject to a 14-day self-isolation.All other info
Italy has extended the ban on non-essential travel between its regions until March 27.
There are no airlines flying directly to Florence from the US, but you can fly with one or more stops on Air France, British Airways, Iberia, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines, Delta, United, Austrian Airlines, KLM, Alitalia, and Vueling Airlines.
The Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola, or Florence Airport, is just 2.5 miles from the city center, and offers good transport options into the city, including the ones listed below.
You may hail a cab from a taxi stand outside the airport and travel to the city center in 15 minutes for a fare of €20.00 EUR (plus luggage charges).
Take the ‘Vola in Bus’ shuttle which runs between the airport and central Santa Maria Novella train station. The ride takes 20-30 mins and the fare is €6.00 EUR.
Pisa International Airport, also called Galileo Galilei Airport, is located in Pisa. This is the main airport in Tuscany, so you might land here rather than in Florence. If you do, there are several options for transport into Florence.
Board the Pisa Mover from the airport into Pisa Centrale station, then take a train going to Florence and get off at Santa Maria Novella station. The trip will take between 50 – 62 minutes, and the fare is €11.10 EUR.
The Terravision Bus Service runs a shuttle between the Pisa airport and central Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence. Travel time is 70 minutes and fares start from €4.99 EUR. You can also ride the Autostradale bus from Pisa Airport to central Florence station Piazzale Montelungo in 70 minutes for a cost of €14.00 EUR.
Take a taxi from Pisa airport to Florence in 1 hour 13 minutes, for about €170.00 EUR.
If you prefer to drive yourself while visiting Florence, look for deals on car rentals with momondo.
Florence is extremely walkable, as its historic center is very compact compared to other major European cities. Parts of it are even pedestrian only. When your feet need a break, you can use the local buses, as do many of the locals, or hail a taxi. Your rental car might be useful for trips outside of the city but will be more of a hindrance within Florence.
City bus and tram routes cover all the major sights in Florence. You can buy single ride or multi-ride tickets at any authorized sales point (anyone with an ATAF sticker on their shop windows) and they cost €1.20 EUR for a single ride, with a 4-ride ticket costing € 4.70 EUR. If you purchase a ticket from your bus driver it will cost more, usually €2.00 EUR.
You can hail a taxi at the train station or find them outside of most tourist attractions. If can’t find one, just call for a ride. Flag drop is €3.30 EUR Monday – Saturday, €5.30 EUR on Sundays and holidays, and €6.60 EUR between 10 pm and 6 am. The scatto (per-unit charge) is €0.10 EUR, but the units vary depending on how long the ride takes, and there are charges for bags that are large enough to go in the trunk.
Florence is a popular destination for art aficionados, with its magnificent galleries and museums full of works by the masters, but there are plenty of interesting things for everyone to see and do here. Here are a few of the highlights you should make time to visit, when you travel to Florence, Italy.
You can buy a Firenze Card to get into museums, and it includes unlimited bus travel on ATAF buses for the 72 hours that the Firenze Card is active. You must get the special bus ticket when you buy the Firenze Card, and stamp this bus ticket the first time you get on a bus.
Many of Florence’s galleries and museums see enormous lines every day. If you would rather spend your vacation doing something other than standing in line, you can pre-book your entrance to the best of them here.