Flying from Dallas to Florence
Airports in Dallas
Travelers flying out of Dallas can choose from two airports: Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Orbitz.com makes it easy to locate low-fare flights from Dallas to numerous locations. DFW International Airport is situated between Fort Worth and Dallas.
The airport is served by several airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, SkyWest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Korean Air, Lufthansa, United Express, US Airways, and Virgin America. Love Field is situated approximately six miles northwest of the downtown area. Airlines serving Love Field include SeaPort Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Express, and Delta Connection.
Parking at Dallas Airports
Long-term and short-term parking is available at Love Field Airport. Rates for short-term parking begin at $3.00 per hour, and rates for long-term parking begin at $2.00 per hour. Terminal parking is available at DFW at a rate of $19.00 per day, while car-to-gate shuttle express parking is available at a rate of $10.00 per day for uncovered parking and $12.00 per day for covered parking. Economy parking is available at $8.00 per day.
Dallas Airport Transportation
Taxi service is available from DFW International at a $17.00 minimum charge for trips outside the airport parking areas. A $40.00 flat rate is charged for locations within the central Dallas business district. The flat rate for destinations within the Fort Worth central business district is $43.00. Taxi services are also available at Love Field. Ground transportation is available at both Love Field and DFW International via the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system. In addition, travelers can take advantage of the opportunity to book car rental services in advance through Orbitz.com.
Dallas Airport Restaurants
A variety of dining options are available at Love Field Airport, including Chili's Too, Cinnabon, McDonald's, Pizza Hut Express, and Starbucks. Travelers flying out of DFW International can also take advantage of dozens of restaurant choices for breakfast or a quick meal, including Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Jazzman's CafÃ©, and Cereality for a quick breakfast or coffee. When you use the travel planning tool at Orbitz.com, it is easy to find low-fare flights from Dallas.
Trips to Florence
Flights to Florence, Italy, land at Peretola Airport, located about three miles from the city center. The small airport welcomes both domestic and international flights, with routes serviced by Air Berlin, Air France, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa Regional. Reservations for flights can be made online through Orbitz.com.
Transportation from Peretola Airport
Transportation into Florence from Peretola is available by city bus and taxi service. Buses leave the airport every 30 minutes heading to the Piazza Station in Florence at a cost of about $1.50 for a 90-minute ticket. Taxis are available in front of the terminal to make the 15-minute journey to the city center for $25.
The Weather in Florence
The weather in Florence is classically Mediterranean, with highs during the humid summers averaging in the upper 80-degree-Fahrenheit range from June to August while dropping as low as the mid-30s during the colder months of November through February. Dress should be seasonal, with light clothing worn in the summer and moderate to heavy coats during the wintertime.
Things to Do in Florence
Florence was once the center of Renaissance Europe, and there are many beautiful buildings that still stand, allowing tours through some of the best architecture in Europe. Along with the architecture, visitors to the city can enjoy the many museums in the city. Even the town hall doubles as an art museum. Musical performances are also widely available, celebrating the city's rich history in musical development since the Middle Ages. Flights to Florence are available from Orbitz.com, so you can enjoy the wealth of experiences this city has to offer.
Hilton Florence Metropole HotelVia del Cavallaccio 36, Florence 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from The Garden of Archimedes and within 3 mi (5 km) of Acciaiolo Castle and Cascine Park. Leopolda ...
Hotel Santa Maria NovellaPiazza Santa Maria Novella 1, Florence 4.0 out of 5.0
Located on the Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the 19th century hotel is adjacent to Florence's shopping district, 100 meters from the Basilica di Santa Maria del ...
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