Trapani Airport Mini Guide
Tell me about Trapani Airport
Vincenzo Florio Airport or Trapani-Birgi Airport is located between the towns of Marsala and Trapani in the west of Sicily. The airport is primarily a military airport that allows civilian flights and its name comes from a Sicilian wine industrialist. It is 15 km south of the town of Trapani and the 3rd busiest airport on the island.
Who Flies There?
Three budget airlines fly into Trapani to cities in Italy and Europe. There are also flights to the island of Pantelleria and the city of Milan
Can I get to the Town Easily?
Yes. The AST buses run every 45 minutes from the airport into the town and the journey takes 40 minutes. If you hire a car, you can drive on the SP21 and be in the Trapani in 20 minutes. Taxis are also available.
What Facilities Does the Airport Have?
On the ground floor of the airport you will find an ATM if you run out of Euros and you can have a drink and snack at the bar. For all your enquiries about the airport and surrounding area, ask at the information desk. You will also find the car rental desks there. On the first floor, you can buy any last minute items at the shop and get a meal at the restaurant. There is a VIP lounge available for a charge.
Where can I Stay Overnight Nearby?
The Bed and Breakfast Triskele in Luogo Grande is just a 5 minute drive away. It has country style suites with free Wi-Fi. You can relax in the gardens and swim in the pool or explore the area using the free bicycles. Their speciality is the traditional Sicilian breakfast offered to all guests.
Trapani: Must See – Must do!
Take the cable car up to Mount Erice and see the amazing views of the town and port. Walk around the old town in Trapani and then eat the local speciality fish couscous in one of the little backstreet cafes. Finally, go shopping for Trapani sea salt and coral jewellery to take home for a souvenir or gift.
- Be aware that the short stay car park P2 at the airport has now been commandeered by the car hire companies to cope with an increase in car hire facilities at the airport. Short stay parking is now in car park P1.