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 KMwww.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 €.

CHECK TRAIN TIMETABLE 

www.trenitalia.com 

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]


TAXI SERVICE

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 !

LAUNDROMAT

To apply at this service you’ll need a car, there are two laundromat  available about 7km from Cortona.

1 STARWASH

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
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CORTONA POST OFFICE

via B.Benedetti 2/8 – 52044 Cortona (Arezzo)
Tel. 0575 601511 Fax 0575 603402
Frazionario 04026

Opening Time

Open Mon-Fri 08:15am 13:30pm
Opening Saturday 08:15am 12:30am
Sunday Closed

 

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


CONSUTEL SRL

address: 20, Sergardi52044 Cortona (AR)

Tel. 0575 630420

CENTRO COMMERCIALE MARINO S.R.L.
address: 3, Localita’ Vallone52044 Vallone (AR)
Tel:
0575 678510

CONSUTEL SERVIZI DI DOTT. PETRUCCI M.

address: 6, Piazza Europa52044 Camucia (AR)

Tel. 0575 630563
VISITOR'S TAX

In force 2012 April 15th The visitor’s tax, introduced by the Municipality of Cortona with Town Council resolution n. 20.

Who pays the tax? Everyone who spends one or more night in one of the accommodation facilities within the town limits.

How much is it? Visitor’s tax for holidays stay is 1,5 euro par person and for a night and you will pay for the first four days of your permanence. Children under 12 years of age are exempt

EMERGENCY NUMBERS
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

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