Pisa airport: Pisa Airport Galileo Galilei (PSA)

Pisa Airport Galileo Galilei

Pisa Airport is officially named after Galileo Galilei, an Italian physicist, philosopher and astronomer that was born in Pisa. He claimed that the earth rotated around the sun, but at that time his discovery was not well received by the Roman Catholic Church. Just recently in 1992 his name was finally cleared.

The airport is two kilometers from Pisa, 20 kilometers from Livorno and 80 kilometers from Florence. It is the entry way to Tuscany, a popular holiday area.

Address

Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei
Società Aeroporto Toscano S.p.A.
56121 Pisa
Italy

Airport codes

IATA airport code: PSA
ICAO airport code: LIRP

Transport

Local transport

Train

The train station is just outside the Departures Hall. There are direct connections with Pisa and a single ticket costs €1.10 and with Florence, a single ticket costs €5.10. Train tickets are sold at the information counter in the Arrivals Hall. You can find the train schedule on the airport website.

Car and bus

Pisa Airport is directly on the highway Florence-Pisa-Livorno, the exit on the A12 to Genoa, the A12 is again connected with the A11 to Florence. Because the airport is so close to the city a ride to the center of Pisa does not take more than ten minutes.

City buses from Compagnia Pisana Trasporti leave every 20 minutes to Pisa. Buses that go to Lucca also stop in the center of Pisa, a ticket costs €0.85 and is valid for an hour in the bus network.

A special shuttle bus to the airport goes to SM Novella Station in Florence, the buses leave eleven times per day from 8:40-22:00.

Car rental - Pisa Airport Galileo Galilei

You can rent a car in the Arrivals Hall with: Auto Europa, Avis, Sixt, Easy Car, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty or Maggíore. Liberty Rent International is specialized in renting luxury vehicles with a driver. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several car rental providers in a single quote.

Taxi

Taxis are outside the Arrivals Hall (tel: +39(0)50 541 600). A ride to Pisa costs between €5.00 and €7.00, at weekends and holidays there is a surcharge of €2.00.

You can also take a shared taxi with Pisa Taxi Cooperation, the taxi leaves every ten minutes and can take, at most, eight passengers at a calculated fixed rate, to the train station, €2.50 and to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, €4.00, the shared taxi is right outside the exit.

Airport Parking

The covered parking garage for long-term parking can also be used by people who want to quickly pick someone up or drop someone off and the first half hour is free, the covered parking garage is close to the Departures Hall.

Services

Services

Hotels

There are no hotels at the airport, but Pisa is so close by that it is not a problem. Jolly Hotel Cavalieri (tel: +39(0)50 43290) and Hotel D'Azeglio (tel: +39(0)50 500 310) are in the center of Pisa, two kilometers from the airport. For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

Pisa Airport has a beautiful shopping area called “La Corte”, besides the customary offering of shops there is also a hairdressers for men and women. There is a Duty Free shop exclusively for passengers, appropriately called “Free Shop”. You can find a bar and a pizza restaurant in the Main Hall, on the first level of the terminal you can find the self-service restaurant Puccini, furthermore, there is also the à la cart restaurant, Mascagni.

Baggage

You can store your baggage by the general information counter at a rate of €7.00 per day.

Information

You can find the general information counter in the Arrivals Hall (tel: +39(0)50 849 300), you can also purchase bus and train tickets there. The tourism counter is just outside the Arrivals Hall (tel: +39(0)50 503 700).

Business

The Pisa Airport business center has a conference room for a capacity of 50 people and two smaller meeting rooms. You can reserve these rooms (tel: +39(0)50 849200). Holders of the Galileo Gold Card, which costs €550.00 per year, get a 25% discount.

The airport has a VIP lounge accessible for business class passengers, holders of the Galileo Gold Card, or to those who pay a €9.50 fee at the Airport Ticket Office, this lounge is on the first floor and also has internet.

Disabled facilities

The airport is very accessible for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones. Disabled passengers traveling alone can get assistance to the airplane.

Other services

Last minute tickets can be purchased at the airport (tel: +39(0)50 849404). There are even train tickets available from Gatwick Airport to Victoria Station in London!

The airport has public computers with internet connection (Telelink Internet Kiosk). On the first floor there is a bank (Cassa di Risparmio di Pisa), an ATM and a post office. In the “La Corte” shopping area there is a money exchange office. Furthermore, there is a vaccination clinic at the airport (tel: +39(0)50 43076).

Contact

Contact

Address

Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei
Società Aeroporto Toscano S.p.A.
56121 Pisa
Italy

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +39(0)50 849 216
Fax: +39(0)50 849 216
Email: sat@pisa-airport.com

Airport codes

IATA airport code: PSA
ICAO airport code: LIRP

Websites