Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei Guide (PSA)

Airport info
Code: PSA
Pisa 56121, Tuscany, Italy

Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei is situated 1km (0.6 miles) north of Pisa.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +39
(050) 849 111.
Timezone: GMT ++01:00
Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei map

Here you'll find essential information on Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei, including contact details, airport transfer facts, details of airport facilities, and how to get there.

Airport news

A new car park (P8) opened in July 2011, offering short-stay parking outside the airport terminal building.


There is an airport information desk in the Arrivals hall (tel: (050) 849 300), which can provide information on flights as well as tourist information; rail and bus tickets can also be bought here.

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Driving directions

Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei is within easy reach of Pisa, Genoa, Leghorn and Florence on the A12 motorway and the Livorno-Pisa-Florence dual carriageway.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: Pisa Aeroporto railway station (tel: 89 20 21; www.trenitalia.com) is next to the terminal and can be accessed via a covered walkway. Services run to Pisa Centrale (journey time: 5 minutes; one-way fare: €1.10) and Florence (Firenze SMN), with eight trains running daily. Tickets are available at the airport information office in Arrivals.

Public transport road

Bus: Bus 1 makes several stops in the city centre. The service leaves from just outside the arrivals hall and from the Cassa Parcheggi outside the departures hall. Buses leave for the town centre every 10 minutes. The journey time is less than 10 minutes, and the fare is €1.10. There are also daily services to Siena and Livorno.

Taxi: CO.TA.PI (Pisa taxi cooperative) operates Radio Taxi (tel: (050) 541 600; www.cotapi.it), which runs a 24-hour taxi service from Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport. CO.TA.PI also offers a collective taxi, which runs to the Pisa Centrale railway station and Ospedale Santa Chiara (for the leaning tower of Pisa), for a flat rate fare (€6-8). The journey to the centre of Pisa typically takes 10 minutes.

Terminal facilities


A bank and a currency exchange desk are all available at Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport.


Telephones can be found throughout Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport, and there are internet points in both Departures and Arrivals. Paid for Wi-Fi access is available in all areas of the terminal.


There is a pub, bar and café on the ground floor. On the first floor, there are three restaurants, one of which is self-service, and a bar.


The shopping area, La Corte, has over 20 shops and can be accessed from both floors. There is a duty-free shop (for passengers leaving the EU) in Departures and a tax-refund facility is available.


A left-luggage service is available at the information office (tel: 050 849 300). A porter service is available. For lost luggage enquiries, contact the Lost Properties Call Service (tel: 050 849 400), which is located in Arrivals.


Other facilities at Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei include a first aid station, and a surgery (tel: (06) 5994 8863) where vaccinations are available. There is also a children's play area, a hairdresser, a chapel, a pharmacy – and even a branch of the Scuola di Danza E. Ghezzi ballet school.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The Galilei Business Centre (tel: (050) 849 224) has one meeting room, which can hold up to 50 people, and two smaller rooms accommodating up to 10 people. The centre’s Etruria Hall has audiovisual equipment, including an overhead projector, microphone, slide projector and screen. There is also a VIP lounge.

Disabled facilities

Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei is equipped with disabled toilets and lifts; there are also ramps inside and outside the terminal. TDDs are provided for the hearing impaired. Reserved parking is available in the short-term and multi-storey car parks. Disabled travellers should inform their airline of any special assistance required prior to travel.

Car parking

There are both short- and long-term car parks at Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport, with space for 1,200 vehicles. Short-term parking is available just outside the Departures area in car park P3 and outside Arrivals in P8. Long-term parking is available in the multi-storey car park (P2) opposite the train station on the departures side and in the neighbouring P1 car park. The long-term P4 parking area by the petrol station is seasonal. Parking is free of charge for the first 30 minutes in P2.

Car rental

Car hire companies at Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei include: Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Easy Car, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore/National, Sixt and Advantage are all represented at the airport, with desks in the Arrivals area. Europcar, Liberty Rent International and Sixt also offer chauffeur-driven cars.


There are no on-site hotels at Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport, but being close to the city centre, a good range of accommodation is easily accessible from the airport.

NH Cavalieri

(050) 43290.

Conveniently located adjacent to Pisa’s main railway station, this 4-star hotel is about as central as it's possible to be. The hotel has its own restaurant, café and bars, and a range of meetings facilities available for guests.

Piazza della Stazione 2, 56125, Pisa, Italy

B&B Da Leo

(050) 502 757.

This guesthouse is a short distance from the railway station and the old town attractions, and is a good option if travelling on a budget. The rooms are attractively decorated, and all are en suite.

Viale Francesco Bonaini 16, 56125, Pisa, Italy

Hotel Leonardo

(050) 579 946.

For those in search of Pisa's history, this is a great choice - the 3-star hotel is housed in the former home of wealthy silk merchants. This recently refurbished property is just 500m (1,640ft) from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Via Tavoleria 17, 56126, Pisa, Italy

Abitalia Tower Plaza

(050) 784 6444.

An opulent 5-star hotel, this property is close to the Leaning Tower of Pisa and other attractions. It has an outdoor pool, Turkish bath, gymnasium and other spa facilities. Outdoor dining is available in summer, and the hotel offers a number of meeting rooms.

Via Caduti del Lavoro 46, 56122, Pisa, Italy