Dive into the birthplace of history with flights to Florence

When to find the cheapest flights to Florence

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outbound: 22-May-2019
1 stop (24h20m)
Austrian Airlines
return: 05-Jun-2019
1 stop (21h45m)
Austrian Airlines
outbound: 22-Feb-2019
1 stop (5h20m)
Lufthansa
return: 08-Mar-2019
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Lufthansa
outbound: 22-Jan-2019
1 stop (4h30m)
Swiss
return: 05-Feb-2019
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Swiss
outbound: 16-Nov-2018
1 stop (7h35m)
Blue Air
return: 18-Nov-2018
1 stop (8h55m)
Blue Air
outbound: 16-Nov-2018
1 stop (6h25m)
Alitalia
return: 18-Nov-2018
1 stop (5h55m)
Alitalia
outbound: 19-Dec-2018
1 stop (20h30m)
Air France
return: 02-Feb-2019
1 stop (5h50m)
Alitalia
outbound: 02-May-2019
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British Airways
return: 09-May-2019
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Lufthansa
outbound: 13-Oct-2018
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Iberia
return: 16-Oct-2018
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Alitalia
outbound: 20-Jan-2019
1 stop (25h35m)
KLM
return: 03-Feb-2019
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KLM
outbound: 19-Aug-2019
1 stop (25h55m)
KLM
return: 02-Sep-2019
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KLM
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Florence guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Florence city centre
4 mi
43 mi

Flights to Florence: practical information

Cheap airlines to Florence

Thanks to its popularity, it's easy to access Florence via cheap airlines. Both British Airways and Alitalia offer direct flights. British Airways departs from London twice daily. Alitalia flies from London Heathrow to Florence Airport (FLR) seven times daily with a stopover in Rome.

When to book flights to Florence

Summers in Florence are warm and dry, the winters can get quite cold and tend to be wet. Just watch out from March to May though, that's when school trips are popular and the museums are usually packed with children.

  • Peak season: April to October, also Easter week.
  • Low season: December and winter when the city tends to be cold and damp.

Flight duration

Direct flights to Florence take a mere 2h.

Experience Florence: what to do, what to see

This city is beautiful. Maybe it's just because it's home to Michelangelo's David, but as soon as you arrive and see the locals dressed in the latest fashions, it's hard to believe that time has passed since Medici was was around. The Tuscan countryside is the perfect backdrop, and easily explored with a Florence rent car, for you next trip.

Essentials in Florence

Duomo: The world's fourth largest cathedral took almost 150 years to build. The interior of it is totally Spartan and most of the churches valuables are now located in the adjacent museum.

Galleria degli Uffizi: This museum is reason enough to come to Florence. It contains the world's finest collection of Renaissance art, more than 1500 works in total and all of them spectacular.

Basilica di Santa Croce: This cathedral is a stunning work of architecture and holds the remains of some very impressive Italians (Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli to name a few). It's the largest Franciscan church in the world and its sixteen chapels are worth visiting alone for their impressive frescoes.

Find more information on firenzeturismo.it.

Accommodations in Florence

Florence has hotels to suit every style and budget. Family-run pensioni are still popular and while the rooms tend to be small, they're an intimate and authentic option when choosing hotels in Florence. You should book your accommodations as far in advance as possible unless you're travelling in winter, things tend to be a lot slower then.

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19 March 2013

Tourists invest a lot of time photographing pieces of stone and cast bronze. Statues occupy the space in the middle of a grand plaza or square, porticoes in museums; they mark locations where important events took place. Some are grand, others quite modest but only a handful are world famous. As far as the history … Continued

All flight tickets to Florence (Italy)

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outbound: 16-Nov-2018
1 stop (6h25m)
Alitalia
return: 18-Nov-2018
1 stop (5h55m)
Alitalia
outbound: 19-Aug-2019
1 stop (25h55m)
KLM
return: 02-Sep-2019
1 stop (21h05m)
KLM
outbound: 19-Oct-2018
1 stop (3h55m)
Brussels Airlines
return: 23-Oct-2018
1 stop (7h15m)
Lufthansa