How to reach Cortona
Cortona can be reached via car or train from the closest airports.
Reach Cortona by Plane
Taxi fares to Cortona from the main airports
Perugia airport …. € 80/100
Florence airport … € 150/180
Pisa airport …. € 200/230
Roma FCO airport …. € 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
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 €.
ROME 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€.
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.
FLORENCE: 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
train station –> Cortona
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
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
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|