How to reach Cortona
Cortona can be reached via car or train from the closest airports.
Reach Cortona by Plane
From Perugia Sant’Egidio International Airport 58 KM – www.airport.umbria.it
From Florence Peretola International Airport 134 KM – www.aeroporto.firenze.it
From Pisa International Airport – 195 KM – www.pisa-airport.com
From Roma Fiumicino International Airport 320 KM – www.adr.it
Taxi fares to Cortona from the main airports
From Perugia airport …………… From € 80/100
From Florence airport ………….. From € 150/180
From Pisa airport ………………… From € 200/230
From Roma FCO airport ………. From € 300/350
Reach Cortona by Car
Take the main high way A1 superstrada del Sole, from either directions Rome or Florence. Exit to the signposted “Bettolle” then follow the road signs to “Perugia” which will lead you on to the E45 road, and then take the second exit, signposted “Cortona San Lorenzo”. From here follow the road signs for Cortona, and after only a five minute drive, the hill of Cortona will appear in the distance.
Reach Cortona by Train
Reaching Cortona via train from ROME, PISA, FLORENCE or VENICE
From ROME with Slow Train: Take the Regionale train RE (local train) this will stop to Camucia-Cortona train station, the closest station to Cortona (3 km.) The train takes about 2 hours and 25 minutes. Single ticket fare is about 12 €.
FROM ROMA with FAST TRAIN Intercity this train stop to Terontola train station (10 km from Cortona, from here to reach Cortona there use a Taxi service or the local buses.). This train will take about 1 hour and 45 minutes, the ticket fare is about 20€.
From MILAN or VENICE take the fast train Freccia Rossa or Italo Train to Florence (they will takes approximately about 2 hours). Ticket fares start from 50 € up to 100 € (Fares depends from the class tickets, booking period and availability). From Florence to Cortona read beow.
From FLORENCE TO CORTONA take the Regionale train RE (Local train), which takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach the Camucia-Cortona train station, (the closest to Cortona only 3 km) . This Fare ticket is about 10 €.
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Reach Cortona by BUSES from the local railway station
Both rail station of Camucia-Cortona and Terontola are connected to Cortona via buses services. Buy tickets on board. the fare is 1.50€ per person.
Camucia-Cortona train station Buses stop is right off the train station in the square on your left.
Terontala train station Buses stop is on the opposite side of the train station next to the bar.
Buses run approximately every 30/50 minutes
Bus Timetable from Camucia-Cortona train station to Cortona town centre.
6,23 – 6.50 – 7.05 – 7.30 – 7.40 – 7.53 – 8.15
8.43 – 9.14 – 10.55 – 11.55 – 12.01 – 12.15
12.35 – 12. 55 – 13.15 – 13.32 – 14.14 –
14.55 – 15.14 – 15.45 – 15.15 – 15.14 – 16.15
17.15 – 17.46 – 18.08 – 18.40 19.40 – 20.03
BLU = not available on Saturdays
GREEN = only on Saturdays
TOURIST INFORMATIONS OFFICE
In locate at the Etruscan Museum MAEC (Piazza Signorelli 8). The office offers free information about the town, local events, free map and brochures and other tourists services like train tickets.
TOURIST INFORMATIONS POINT:
Piazza Signorelli 8 – Palazzo Casali – Cortona –
tel. +39 0575 637221
fax +39 0575 604744
e-mail : [email protected]
Private taxis service are available in Cortona, usually they don’t just roam around like in a city, but usualli are available in front the reail stations. Cosidering to book a taxi to ensure a run. The fares for a ride to Cortona is approximately 10/15€.
|Adreani Enzo||+39 335 8196313|
|Belleri Enzo||+39 335 335 394|
|Caleri Alessio||+39 368 738 6544|
|Calzini Francesco||+39 345 055 9815|
|Coltellini Stefano||+39 334 750 8079|
|Trasporti Caroti Massimo||+39 380 394 2895|
|Casucci Roberto||+39 349 139 7882|
|Iacomi Roberto||+39 338 100 8098|
|Pesci Giorgio||+39 360 957 648|
|Prvulovic Dejan||+39 348 402 3501|
|Sembolini Gian Enrico||+39 338 5331155|
RENT A CAR
If you are planning to visit neighboring hill towns during your time in Cortona there are several local rental cars.
INTERNATIONAL DRIVER LICENSE Tourists who are driving in Italy must have an international drivers license. We have found that it is easiest and most economical to obtain at your local AAA office.
ADVERTISE YOUR RENTAL CAR HERE !
To apply at this service you’ll need a car, there are two laundromat available about 7km from Cortona.
address: Località Vallone, 39.
2 LAVASCIUGA ARCOBALENO
Address: Località la Fratta, 155.
They are open all week from 8am to 10pm
POST OFFICE AND SHIPPING
CORTONA POST OFFICE
via B.Benedetti 2/8 – 52044 Cortona (Arezzo)
Tel. 0575 601511 Fax 0575 603402
Open Mon-Fri 08:15am 13:30pm
Opening Saturday 08:15am 12:30am
Another shipping service at “Il POZZO” Tabacchi’s
address: Via Nazionale n.10/12
open all week from 9.Am to 7pm.
WHERE TO BUY SIM PHONE CARDS
Unfortunately in Cortona there are not shops where to buy sim card, but there are several shop in Camucia, it is necessary your passport or ID to sign up with local operator.
CELLULAR SOUND SRL
address: 10, Via A Sandrelli – 52044 Camucia (AR)
Tel. 0575 631137
address: 20, Sergardi – 52044 Cortona (AR)
Tel: 0575 678510
address: 6, Piazza Europa – 52044 Camucia (AR)
|Emergency number||Tel. 112|
|Police station of Cortona||Via Dardano, 9||Tel. 0575 603690|
|Police station of Camucia||Via Gandhi, 11||Tel. 0575 603102|
|Police station of Mercatale||Piazza del Mercato, 11||Tel. 0575 619019|
|Police station of Terontola||Via dei Combattenti, 11||Tel. 0575 67027|