Buses to and from Perugia Airport (PEG)

Perugia Airport is located approximately 12 km to the east of Perugia city, and in the Umbria region of Italy. It is a very small airport, but offers daily flights to destinations such as Milan-Malpensa, Trapani and London-Stansted, and is therefore also an international airport. Umbria is the only region in Italy that has no coastline, and is surrounded by the regions of Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, the Marches and Lazio. Nearby small towns include Assisi, Todi, Citta di Castello, Deruta and Cortone, while slightly larger areas are Foligno, Arezzo and Terni. Perugia Airport’s second name is San Egidio Airport, and its official airport code is PEG. There are a few transport options to and from the airport. The bus services are quite popular, and are a convenient way to travel. Traveling by bus is also very cost efficient when compared to tax services.

Perugia Airport has a single terminal building that is easy to navigate, simply consisting of the arrivals and departure areas. The airport is well known for being efficient and friendly, and has a very welcoming and homely feel to it. Since that it is one of Italy’s smallest airports, a nice personal touch can be added to its services, that passengers really find to be a nice change from the larger and busier airports. Many areas in Umbria, and a bit further away, can be reached by bus from Perugia Airport, and even some of Italy’s major cities, such as Rome and Naples.

The Perugia Airport buses can be found just outside the arrivals area, and nearby the taxi rank as well. Although taxis can provide a quicker and more private journey, passengers often choose buses for their cost effectiveness. From most airports in Italy, and from Perugia Airport, buses provide a very important and reliable form of transport. Bus drivers and assistants are usually willing to help you with your luggage, and the buses themselves are very modern, especially the long-distance coaches, with air conditioning and other amenities to make your journey as comfortable as possible.

Passengers travelling through Perugia Airport arrivals can travel to the city of Perugia by bus. These buses will take you to the bus stop in Piazza Italia and the main railway station on Piazza Vittorio Veneto. This train station is positioned a few kilometres from the city centre of Perugia, but buses from here provide regular services to various parts of the city. Buses are also available from the Piazza Italia to all destinations.

The local buses leave Perugia Airport at 14:40, 17:50 and 21:50, and arrive at the Perugia Railway F.S. Station at 15:10, 18:20 and 22:15, and at the Piazza Italia Bus Station at 15:15, 18:30 and 22:25. The trip from the airport to Perugia is therefore about twenty minutes to half an hour. Travelling time will also depend on traffic conditions. In the alternative direction, buses are available for travel to the airport from Piazza Italia at 06:15, 12:50 and 16:50, and from the Railway Station at 06:30, 13:00 and 17:05. They arrive at the airport shortly after their departure times. Bus tickets can be purchased from a small booth at the airport, or from an automated ticket machine in the arrivals area. In the city, bus tickets are sold at the bus and train stations, and from certain retail outlets.

There is unfortunately no bus service to Assisi from Perugia Airport, but many hotels offer their own shuttle services for transport. Most often, the hotel shuttles are a complimentary service as well. Alternatively, taxis can be hired from the airport, or a rented car can be organized from one of the car hire companies in the arrivals area.

Buses to reach all other areas in Umbria, and other main Italian cities, are available from the bus stations in Piazza Italia and Piazza Partigiani. The Partigiani Bus Station is a newer bus terminal, and is used by over 4,000 passengers a day. The terminal is large (8,000 square meters) and offers various facilities for passengers. From this station there are daily bus connections to the Fiumicino Airport, in Italy’s capital and most famous city of Rome. There are approximately three services during the day from Monday to Saturday, and two services available on Sundays. The trip to Rome will take approximately three hours. Buses are also available in the alternative direction, traveling from Rome to Perugia.

The C.L.P Bus Company, together with the Sulga Bus Company di Perugia provides daily connections to Naples from Perugia. The buses travel from the Piazza Partigiani at 08:30 and 14:30, and arrive in Naples, at the p.azza Garibaldi at 13:00 and 19:00. This bus trip is a bit longer than the one to Rome, averaging about four and a half hours. There are also connections to many of the local towns in the region from the bus stops in the city, and there is a special disabled person service for passengers with reduced mobility.

Further information about the bus services at Perugia Airport can be found at http://www.airport.umbria.it, or from the websites of the bus companies themselves, at http://www.sulga.it and http://www.clpbus.it.
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