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When planning a journey to Florence, you can fly into Pisa, Bologna or just outside Florence itself. Below is a guide to travelling from each of these airports to Florence city centre.

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Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport

Undeniably the most conveniently situated for direct access to the centre is Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport, located 4km north-west of Florence. Among others, Alitalia, Meridiana, Lufthansa, Air France, bmi, and Iberia all fly into this airport. read full article

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Munich Airport (MUC) is busy but well organized and it is easy to get to the city from the airport. The airport has two terminals, located just a short walk from each other. Between terminals 1 and 2 is the Central Area where many of the airport services and facilities can be found.

Munich airport

There are information services for arriving passengers in the Central Area (open 24 hours), in Terminal 1 and in Terminal 2. Arriving passengers can also make hotel reservations around the clock at the info desk in the Central Area, on Level 03. read full article

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Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) is located around 16 km from the city of Budapest. Trains, minibuses and taxis connect the airport to the city. The airport has three terminals: 1, 2A and 2B. Terminal 1 and the other two terminals 2A/2B are connected by a bus service.

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Bus and Metro

Bus number 200E is direct bus between the airport terminals 1 and 2A/2B and the Kőbánya-Kispest metro station. From the metro station the M3 metro line takes you to the city centre and is the most affordable way to travel between the airport and the city. read full article

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Brussels Airport (BRU) is just 14 km outside the city of Brussels and it is easy to get to the city by train, by bus or by taxi.

bussels airport to brussels city center

The arrivals hall is located on level 2, departures are on level 3 and the promenade on level 4 has shops and cafés. The airport’s bus terminal is on level 0 and the train station one floor below it, on level -1. The information desk in the arrivals hall is open every day of the week from 6 am to 9 pm. If you’re planning to rent a car in Brussels, the airport’s car rental companies can also be found in the arrivals hall. read full article

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The airport in Athens is a major Aegean, Balkan, and eastern Mediterranean regional transportation hub and is the preferred venue for tourists visiting the city. It has also become a popular gateway to Asian and the Middle East countries. Upon your arrival, you will probably have to figure out which form of transportation you want to use in order to get to central Athens from the airport. Athens is one of the largest cities in the Mediterranean region and is comprised of several districts.

transportion from athens airport

Fortunately, the area is well served by several transportation venues, so it shouldn’t be hard to figure out how to get from Athens Airport to central Athens. There are three primary transportation venues for getting from the airport to your hotel in the center of the city: read full article

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Berlin enjoys a very well-connected, relatively inexpensive, and efficient public transportation system. There are two main airports in the city: Berlin Tegel (TXL), located in the northwest and Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF), located in the southeast. Both are international airports, but Schoenefeld mostly caters to charter flights and low-budget carriers like EasyJet and Ryanair. Tegel is considered the current official international airport of Berlin, but that is soon to change in 2011 when Schoenefeld becomes Berlin’s sole airport.

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Unlike some cities, Lisbon has a wealth of public transport options available.

Tram in Lavra, Lisbon

This is useful as Lisbon is built on a series of seven hills and the valleys in between them that can make life difficult read full article

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The website of Deutsche Bahn, the German rail company, is advertising new through tickets for visitors from the UK to travel to Berlin from London by train.

This is an attempt to claw some of the market for weekend trips back from the low-cost airlines and is billed as ‘a comfortable and time-saving alternative to flying.’ With environmental issues still pressing for us all but economic concerns becoming ever more immediate, it would seem that there is indeed a market for this product family. read full article

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Let’s get the word wonderful out the way first of all so as to avoid cliché. It’s very hard not to say wonderful though because Copenhagen really is a wonderful, exciting and unspoilt city.

48 Hours in Copenhagen: Day 1

Try… read full article

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Business travel can be fun and it’s a nice way to see the world and make money at the same time.

You can enjoy some of the same benefits as tourists. You have access to all the cool restaurants… read full article

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London is literally teeming with historical locations. You’d be hard pressed to walk down any street in the capital and not stumble into something of historic importance or relevance.

Big Ben

If it’s not the houses then it’s the streets. Since the dawn of modern politics… read full article

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Paris has three international airports, Charles De Gaulle, Orly and Beauvais. Beauvais airport is only used by budget carriers such as Ryanair and Wizz for short hops within Europe, while the other two handle both long haul and short haul flights from around the world.

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An Italian train station can be one of the most intimidating situations a foreigner faces today – especially one of the EasyJet generation who prefers each step clearly marked in candy-colored block lettering – and Turin’s central train station, Porta Nuova, is no exception.

The clutter of… read full article

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London’s Heathrow is located 32 km (20 miles) west of Central London, and it is well served by transport links.

There is a shuttle service between Heathrow airport and Hotels in Central London. The service is named national express dot2dot, and runs between… read full article

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Taking a taxi in Rome, let alone any foreign country is never as easy as it seems.

 

Rome Taxi

Throw in the language barrier and a conniving taxi driver into the mix, and you could very well start off on the wrong foot in the… read full article

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