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About Ancona

In Italy's central Marche district, Ancona is the capital of a province sharing its name. Located on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, it is a port city - home to the largest commercial port in the Adriatic Sea as well as shipbuilding facilities.
 
This extremely historical city boasts a remarkable array of Roman ruins as well as buildings with a Romanesque architectural style that is a mix of Roman and Byzantine influences. It is worth taking a stroll around the city just to take in all the historical buildings and museums. Ancona was founded in the 4th century B.C as a Greek colony of Syracuse. Then he continued to exist under the rule of the Roman and Byzantine empires. Due to its strategic importance, it was an important naval area of both the 1st and 2nd World Wars, and a bombing run of the allied air forces completely destroyed the historic harbor district.
 
Places to visit in Ancona include the many medieval churches, the 15th-century Merchants Guild, the Victory Arch dating back to the times of the 13th Roman Emperor Trajan and the Lazaretto, designed by the 18th-century architect Luigi Vanvitelliana. Many vaulable works of art can be viewed in this city, particularly at the Fine Arts Gallery, the Marche National Museum and the Cathedral Diocesan Museum.
 
Ancona, with both its architectural heritage and its cultural and artistic diversity offers tourists an unique travel experience. Air transportation is provided by Falconara Airport. The airport is located about 25 minutes from the city center but is accessible by light rail. 

Transportation to Ancona City Center from Airport

 

Ancona Falconara Airport

Ancona-Falconara Airport, also known as Marche Airport, is serving passengers near Italy's Ancona city. After landing at the airport, to where direct flights from many points in Italy and the rest of Europe are operated to, traveling to the center of the city is very easy. You can get to Ancona’s center from the airport, which is only 18 kilometers away from the center of the city, in a fast way by your private car or by renting a car from the terminal.

Other transportation alternatives waiting for the passengers at the airport include trains, Aerobus buses and taxis. Passengers who have time limits can benefit from taxis that can be found almost always in front of Marche Airport. Trains and buses are among the main choices of passengers who want to travel more economically at Ancona, but keep in mind that if you travel with these you might need to transfer to reach your desired point.

Private Car

From Marche Airport you can come to city center with your private car after a quick and pleasant journey. To do this you must exit the airport with your car and follow the A14 motorway. If you follow the Ancona signs on the road, you can be in a short time at the popular points of the city center. If you need to wait a short time at the airport and then travel to the center of the city, you can find suitable areas at the airport.

Train 

There is a direct connection to the Castelferretti station, which is very close to Ancona airport. Thanks to this, you can directly go to the station to take the trains that would take you from the airport to the city center. When you arrive at the train station in Ancona, you will have the opportunity to travel by train to many points in Italy and Europe. You can learn the timetables of the trains moving from the airport to Ancona online and you can create your travel plan accordingly.

Bus

The Rafaello Aerobus bus which departs from Ancona Falconara Airport, also known as Marche Airport, from 07:00 to 22:30, can be considered as a fast and economical alternative. By bus you can travel to Falconara for 3 euros and Ancona for 5 euros. You can purchase your ticket for buses to both Ancona and Falconara when you arrive at the bus stop, and if you need more information about buses, you can contact the airport's information desk.

Taxi

You can easily travel to the center of Ancona as well as other destinations by using white airport taxis that can be found almost every day in front of the airport. If you would like to get information about airport taxis by phone, you can call +39 071 918221 and ask what you want to know about taxis carrying Marche Airport's passengers to other points.

Car Rental

There are many car rental offices such as AUTOEUROPA, AVIS, EUROPCAR, HERTZ and SIXT from where you can rent a car at the airport. You can also choose from regional rental companies such as AUTONOLEGGIO MAGELLANO and AUTOVIA. You should not forget to take your relevant documents about your trip to rent a car without trouble at Ancona Falconara Airport, as in many airports around the world. There is a point in learning about any documents such as internationally valid drivers’ license that may be required by contacting the rental companies by phone or by e-mail. For AUTOUROPA you can contact +39 071 9157010. If you want to contact AUTONOLEGGIO MAGELLANO you can call +39 071 9157086. You can call +39 071 52222 for AVIS and +39 071 9162240 for EUROPCAR. If you have not reserved a rental car in advance, you can come directly to the car rental offices at the terminal to get information and pick up your car that you can use to travel to Ancona and to other destinations. In particular, making a reservation beforehand online or via phone might facilitate the car rental process especially during the high summer season.

Weather in Ancona

DayMin - Max
SundayMin 27ºC - Max 33ºC
MondayMin 25ºC - Max 31ºC
TuesdayMin 25ºC - Max 31ºC
WednesdayMin 26ºC - Max 30ºC
ThursdayMin 25ºC - Max 31ºC

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