Physics Department in Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze
The Physics Department is located in the area of "Polo Scientifico" in Sesto Fiorentino, just behind Florence airport (FLR).
The main entrance is in Via Sansone 1 and the theory wing is located at the 2nd floor, opposite to the main entrance.
To arrive from the main railway station, Firenze S.M.N., or, more generally, from downtown Florence there are three possible ways:
1) train to "Firenze Rifredi Station" (10 minute trip)
+ Bus number 59 (the bus stop is just outside the train station, on the left side of the railway tracks, coming from central station)
2) Bus number 23 (bus stop outside the central stain station), directed to "Nuovo Pignone", till the bus stop "Nuovo Pignone"
+ Bus number 59 (direction: "Polo scientifico"); the bus stop is across the street, with respect to the arrival stop of bus 23.
3) Taxi, fare around 25-35 Euro depending on traffic.
In cases 1) and 2) get off from Bus number 59 at the last stop (named "Schiff"). This bus stop is next to the Chemistry Department. From the bus stop there is a little path that crosses a field next to the Physics Department.
In both case the trip may take about 40-50 minutes.
From the central railway station (Firenze SMN)¸ there are departures to Firenze Rifredi about every 10 minutes. The trip to Rifredi takes at most 10 minutes. The bus ticket is valid for the train as well (just one ticket for both trip), but please remmeber to stamp your bus ticket at the yellow stamping machine in the railway station, before getting on the train.
As for the buses, a timetable can be found at http://www.ataf.net/, in "timetables and routes" then "route list"
- line n.59 (Rifredi FS - Polo scientifico)
- line n.23 ( X - Nuovo Pignone ) [ here "X" stands for different starting points]