Via Francigena

International Airports

  • The Val d’Aosta and Piedmonte are served by the Turin-Caselle airport, connected to Turin by the railway line Torino-Ceres.  The closest stage on the Francigena is Santhià on the main route and Turin on the variant from Valsusa.

  • Lombardy has three international airports.  The closest stage of the Francigena is Pavia.

    • Milano – Malpensa, which is connected to Milan by the train Trenord Malpensa Express (running every 15 minutes);

    • Bergamo -Orio al Serio, the principal Italian airport for low-cost airlines.  It is connected to Milan, Bergamo and Turin by shuttles.

    • Milano – Linate, serves domestic and European routes and is connected to Milan by bus.

  • In Emilia, the airport is Bologna – Borgo Panigale and is one of the main Italian airports serving European destinations.  You can reach Bologna by shuttle bus which runs frequently.  The closest stage of the Francigena is: Fidenza.

  • In Liguria, the airport is Genova-Sestri Ponente and is connected by two railway stations to the city of Genoa and by an hourly-shuttle bus.  The closest stage is: Sarzana.

  • In Tuscany there are two main international airports:

    • Pisa – San Giusto airport is the main airport for the regional and is connected by shuttle to the railway station Pisa Centrale.  The closest stage of the Francigena is: Lucca.

    • The Firenze Peretola airport, with domestic and European destinations, is connected to the centre of Florence by tram.  The closest Francigena stage is: San Minato.

  • Nel Lazio there are two main airports which offer connections:

    • The Roma – Ciampino airport, with destinations throughout Europe, is connected to the centre of the city by train and by bus.

    • The International airport of Roma Fiumicino, 30 km from Rome, has destinations to all continents.  It is connected by train to Termini station in Rome which departs every 15 minutes.