Information & Facts
Taxis are available at the airport, they charge EUR6 for the
10-minute drive into Pisa (with an extra fee being added on public
holidays and Sundays). A taxi to Florence will cost about EUR130,
and the drive takes between 40 minutes and an hour depending on
traffic. Be sure to reset the meter at the start of your drive. A
Collective Taxi service is also available from the airport, it runs
every 10 minutes to the Train Station and the Leaning Tower.
Collective Taxis charge a EUR2.50 per person surcharge, and there
is a maximum of eight people allowed per taxi. The service runs
between 8.00am and midnight.
There are over 2,700 parking bays at Pisa International Airport.
Short-term parking is available in P3 and P8. There is also a
multi-storey car park (P2) and two long-term parking lots (P1 and
P4), but P4 is a seasonal lot. P1, P2, P3 and P8 are all alongside
the terminal, while P5 is just a short distance away and P4 is
connected to the airport via a shuttle bus. P3, just outside the
departures hall, is free for the first 15 minutes, EUR2 for the
first hour, EUR5 for two hours and EUR3 per hour thereafter, up to
a maximum of EUR30 per day. P8 is on the arrivals side of the
terminal and tariffs are the same as those in P3. The multi-level
car park, P2, is next to the railway terminal and is best for
medium-term parking. Tariffs start at EUR2 for the first hour, EUR5
for two hours, and EUR1 per hour thereafter up to a daily rate of
EUR22 for the first 24 hours, the daily rate decreases slightly
thereafter. Long-stay rates in P1, which is 200m from the terminal,
start at EUR2 for the first hour, EUR5 for the second, EUR1 per
hour thereafter up to EUR22 for the first day and EUR15 for the
next two days and EUR10 per day after that. Parking lot P4 is
seasonal and only open during summer. It costs EUR6 per day.
Car rental operators at the airport can be found in the Car
Rentals Terminal, which is connected to the arrivals area via
shuttle bus. The shuttle bus stop is just outside arrivals and
rental operators at the airport include Avis, Auto Europa, EasyCar,
Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Liberty Rentals, Locauto, Maggiore
(affiliated with National), Advantage and Sixt.
Train: The railway terminal is connected to the terminal's
check-in hall by a 40m covered walkway. There are direct lines to
Pisa Central Station and Florence, daily. Buy tickets at the
information office in the arrivals hall. There is also a direct
shuttle from Pisa International Airport to Pisa Central Station
that costs EUR1.10 and runs every 30 minutes between 1.03am and
10.20pm during the week and slightly less regularly on Sundays and
Taxis: The Pisa Taxi Cooperative operates taxis to and from the
airport. Fares into central Pisa range from EUR5.70 to EUR8 and
there is an added surcharge of EUR2.30 on Sundays and public
holidays. The airport's taxi stand is in front of the terminal just
after the arrivals exit. It generally takes about five to ten
minutes to get from the airport to Pisa Centrale railway
Bus: Buses run to and from Pisa to destinations across Pisa as
well as Tuscan destinations such as Firenze, Siena, Lucca and
Viareggio. The Compagnia Pisana Transporti (CPT) has a bus going to
central Pisa roughly every ten minutes between 5.20am and 12.01am
from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays and public holidays the buses
run from 7.25am to 12.01am, but they are slightly less frequent
than during the week, with between three and four buses an hour.
Bus tickets cost EUR1.10 and can be bought from the information
office in the terminal. The buses arrive at and depart from the bus
stop just outside of the arrivals area.
Money and communications: ATMs, a bank, a bureau de change and a
post office are available at Pisa International Airport.
Luggage: Luggage trolleys are available at the airport as is a
skycap service. The left luggage facility is located at the
information desk in the arrivals area. The desk is open from 9am to
7pm for leaving luggage and 8am to 8pm for collecting luggage. The
daily charge per piece of luggage is EUR7. The lost and found
office is just inside arrivals.
Conference and business: The Galilei Business Centre has halls,
meeting rooms, convention areas and seminar venues equipped with
microphones, projectors and other audio visual equipment. Copying
and faxing facilities are also available. The airport's VIP lounge
also has business facilities and is available free to all
passengers travelling business class or to passengers willing to
pay the EUR15 entrance fee. The terminal itself has prepaid
printing and Internet services as well as video conferencing and
laptop ports available at Telelink Internet kiosks.
Other facilities: First aid facilities, baby changing and kids
play areas, hotel information desk, a VIP Lounge, a view point
area, pharmacy, a business centre, hair salon and beauty centre and
a chapel are all available at the airport.
WiFi: Free WiFi is available in the VIP Lounge, but it costs
normal passengers EUR15 to gain access to the lounge. An Internet
point is available on the second floor next to the waiting area.
WiFi in the terminal is only available through service providers
such as Vodafone and devitalia. There are also pre-paid Internet
kiosks available throughout the airport.
Information: The information office is on the arrivals side of
the terminal and is open daily from 7am to 11pm. The office
provides helpful information about flight information, tourism in
and around Pisa, flight insurance policies and onward travel. The
staff generally speak Italian and English and occasionally another
Shopping: There's plenty of shopping opportunities at Galileo
Galilei Airport with products from around the world. However, the
made in Italy products will not disappoint, particularly if you're
after Tuscan gifts and souvenirs for friend and family back home.
Before security control passengers can shop at Conte Of Florence,
Kontessa, L'Ocabianca, Artemisa, Rossi Calzature and New Fashion
Gate. Beyond the security checks passengers can look forward to the
tax-free shop as well as shopping at Colline Toscane, for all their
Tuscan souvenirs, Leopolda, for clothing and couture, St G, for
shoes and fashion accessories, and the Touch and Go shop for
perfumes, food and wine. There are also many more shops to choose
Food and Drink: There's a great selection of bars and
restaurants at Pisa International. Passengers after a quick bite
should head to Bar Vasari e Pizzeria Chef, Caffetteria Salza, the
Red Baron, Vizi & Sfizi. While those wanting a proper sit down
meal or a la carte menu and some time to relax can only do so
before the security gates at Mastro Bistecca and Mascagni's
Restaurant. After security there are only a couple of options such
as Bar/Pizza Chef and Pro Du Co Café.
The official language of Italy is Italian. English is
understood in the larger cities but not in the more remote parts of
The Euro (EUR) is the official currency, which is divided into
100 cents. Those arriving in Italy with foreign currency can obtain
Euros through any bank, ATM or bureaux de change. ATMs are
widespread. Travellers cheques can be exchanged with ease in the
large cities, not so in the smaller towns. Credit cards are
accepted in upmarket establishments and shops around the cities.
Banks are closed on weekends, but tend to have better rates than
casas de cambios.
Not applicable, as there is only one terminal building.