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Accademia Gallery location | Public transport & parking options

Accademia Gallery is in the center of Florence, close to some of the most iconic landmarks, such as Florence Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. The gallery is accessible by public transport and is within walking distance from Florence's historic center.

Address: Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy [Find on Maps]

Closest Landmark: Piazza San Marco (400 meters)

By Bus
By Train

Travel Time: 13 minutes

Closest stop: Museo Di San Marco

The Accademia Gallery is in the heart of Florence and is easily accessible via bus. The gallery is 1.5 kilometers away from Uffizi Gallery. Board bus numbers 14 and 23 to reach the gallery from here. Bus numbers 6 & 31 will also get you to the Accademia Gallery.

Travel Time: 13 minutes

Closest station: Piazza Di San Marco

From Uffizi Gallery, walk for about 5 minutes until you reach the station Benci. Take line C1 and alight at Piazza Di San Marco. This station is 6 stops away from Benci. From here, walk for about one minute to get to the Accademia Gallery entrance.

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Driving Route

Travel Time: 11 minutes

Accademia Gallery is about 2.5 kilometers away from Uffizi Gallery. You can reach your destination by driving on Via dell'Anguillara. Make your way towards the Florence Cathedral on Via Folco Portinari. From here, drive towards Via de' Pucci and then turn right onto Via Camillo Cavour. Turn right again onto Via degli Alfani, until you reach Accademia Gallery.

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Parking Facilities near the Accademia Gallery

Although there is no parking at the gallery itself, there are a few nearby parking facilities.

  • Garage Alfani by Muoviamo: This parking lot is open 24 hours and is just 100 meters away from Accademia Gallery. You can also use this parking if you're visiting Florence Cathedral. 
  • Park2Go Parcheggio Firenze: This parking space is one kilometer away from the Accademia Gallery. It is open till midnight. 

Travel Time: 12 minutes

Walking is the most convenient way to explore Florence. Uffizi Gallery is located on the banks of the River Arno. The walk from here to Accademia Gallery will let you absorb the historic side of Florence. From Uffizi, head north towards Via della Ninna and then turn left onto P.za della Signoria. Continue on Via dei Calzaiuoli and turn right onto Piazza del Duomo. After about 50 meters, turn left onto Via Ricasoli and you will find Accademia Gallery on your right.




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Where is the Accademia Gallery located?

Accademia Gallery is located at Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129, in the heart of Florence, close to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

How do I get to the Accademia Gallery?

The Accademia Gallery is easily accessible by bus or car. However, if you want to explore the historic landmarks of Florence, the best way to do this is by walking.

Which is the fastest way to get to the Accademia Gallery?

The fastest way to get to the Accademia Gallery is by car. Drive on Via dell'Anguillara and travel towards the Florence Cathedral on Via Folco Portinari. From here, drive to Via de' Pucci and turn right onto Via Camillo Cavour. Take another right to get on Via degli Alfani, until you reach Accademia Gallery.

Which is the cheapest way to get to the Accademia Gallery?

The cheapest way to get to the Accademia Gallery is by walking there or taking a bus.

Which is the closest bus stop to the Accademia Gallery?

The closest bus stop to the Accademia Gallery is Museo Di San Marco.

Can I park at the Accademia Gallery?

No, Accademia Gallery has no car parking space on its premises. However, there are nearby paid parking facilities for visitors like Park2Go Parcheggio Firenze or Garage Alfani by Muoviamo.

Can I walk to the Accademia Gallery?

Yes. Accademia Gallery is very close to historical landmarks such as Florence Cathedral and Florence’s historic center. Walking is the perfect way to explore the city.

What are the usual peak hours on public transportation in Florence?

Public transport can be crowded during rush hour (8-9am and 5-6pm). Aim for off-peak hours or consider walking if the distance is manageable. To avoid crowds at the Accademia, visit early morning (before 10am) or late afternoon (after 5pm). Consider weekdays rather than weekends or holidays.

How does the weather affect transportation options to the Accademia Gallery?

While severe weather can temporarily disrupt public transport, Florence generally has mild weather and such disruptions are rare. Pro tip: carry an umbrella to be on the safe side, to combat both the sun and rain!

How do I ask for directions to the Accademia Gallery in Italian?

To ask Where is Uffizi Gallery, say “Dove si trova la Galleria degli Accademia?” To ask for directions (how do I get to Uffizi Gallery?) say “Come arrivare alla Galleria degli Accademia?” Most Italians and locals in the area speak English, so if you are comfortable with the language, it might help to just speak in English.