Florence buses go contactless

ATAF introduces contactless payment on board

Editorial Staff
July 18, 2019 - 17:11

Effective July 18, Florence's buses can be used using contactless payment methods. 

 

 

The ATAF company introduced the new system on 355 buses in the city, in addition to the airport bus service ("Volainbus") and The Mall shopping outlet route.

 

 

Currently available for MasterCard, Maestro, Visa and V Pay, the ticket price of 1.50 euro and the duration time of 90 minutes remain unchanged. When asked to produce your ticket by an inspector, it is sufficient to give the last four digits of the card with which you made the payment.

 

 

 

New contactless payment service on board buses

 

 

 

ATAF's managing director, Stefano Bonora, remarked on how Florence is the first city in Italy to introduce contactless purchasing services on public transport itself.

 

 

For more information, see the ATAF website.

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