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Genoa to Florence by train

The journey from Genoa to Florence by train is 123.28 mi and takes 4 hr 2 min. There are 38 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:25 AM and the last at 11:53 PM. It is possible to travel from Genoa to Florence by train for as little as $12.21 or as much as $113.33. The best price for this journey is $12.21.

Lowest Price$12.21
Journey Duration4 hr 2 min
Connection per Day38
Lowest Price$12.21
Highest Price$113.33
First Departure4:25 AM
Last Departure11:53 PM
Distance123.28 mi
DepartureGenoa
ArrivalFlorence
CarriersItalo, DB - IntercityMore

Genoa to Florence Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2024

Traveling from Genoa to Florence by train

If you're traveling from Genoa to Florence by train, you'll depart from Genova - Brignole,Genoa Nervi,Genoa Airport,Genoa, Piazza Principe,GENOVA stations. These stations are connected to Florence - Rifredi,Firenze Campo Di Marte,Florence Cascine,Florence, Florence (Piazzale Montelungo),Florence Santa Maria Novella,Scandicci, Villa Constanza,Firenze S. Marco Vecchio stations. While there may not be a direct connection between all the stations on this route, Virail provides both direct routes and transfer connection information to reach your destination. Additionally, please remember to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding conditions. Travel between cities is facilitated by the efficient Italian railway system, offering a variety of train types to choose from. For a quick and direct trip, consider boarding the high-speed trains. Adding to your convenience, you have the option to connect seamlessly to regional trains, making your journey smoother. If you're on a budget, you can also explore cost-effective services and then transfer to high-speed trains. For a more leisurely and immersive journey, you might consider the scenic routes that provide convenient connections at various points along the journey, allowing you to explore multiple locations during your travel.

Discover Florence: A City of Art, History, and Culture

As you arrive in Florence, you'll be greeted by the rich art, history, and culture of the city. The Florence train station serves as your gateway to this enchanting destination. From there, you can easily access the renowned museums, historic sites, and charming neighborhoods that define Florence.

Florence, located in the heart of Tuscany, is celebrated for its artistic heritage, including iconic works by masters like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. The city offers a captivating blend of art, history, and culinary delights.

Things to do/see in Florence

  • Explore the world-famous Uffizzi Gallery, home to a remarkable collection of Renaissance art.
  • Visit the iconic Florence Cathedral, known as the Duomo, and climb to the top for panoramic views.
  • Discover the artistry of Michelangelo at the Accademia Gallery, home to his masterpiece, David.
  • Stroll across the Ponte Vecchio, a historic bridge lined with jewelry shops over the Arno River.
  • Explore the historic Piazza della Signoria and admire sculptures like the Fountain of Neptune.
  • Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Boboli Gardens, a stunning Renaissance garden.
  • Taste traditional Tuscan cuisine, including ribollita, pappa al pomodoro, and Florentine steak.

Things to eat/drink in Florence

  • Savor the classic Florentine dish, bistecca alla fiorentina, a thick T-bone steak cooked to perfection.
  • Try the sweet delight of gelato at renowned gelaterias like Vivoli and Gelateria dei Neri.
  • Enjoy a glass of Chianti wine, a beloved Tuscan red wine, at local enotecas.
  • Try traditional Tuscan soups and stews, such as ribollita and pappa al pomodoro.
  • Sample artisanal pecorino cheese and cured meats from the region.

Day trips from Florence

While in Florence, consider taking day trips to explore the picturesque Tuscan countryside and nearby towns. Visit the charming villages of Siena, San Gimignano, and Lucca to experience their unique beauty and history. Explore the vineyards of the Chianti wine region and enjoy wine tasting tours.

Florence Travel Tips

Make the most of your Florence adventure with these travel tips. Reserve tickets in advance for popular museums and attractions to skip the lines. Consider exploring Florence on foot to discover hidden gems in its narrow streets and alleys. Embrace the local food culture by dining at trattorias and osterias for an authentic culinary experience. Florence is a city best explored at a relaxed pace to fully appreciate its art, history, and vibrant atmosphere.

If you are planning to travel from Genoa to Florence by train, we are happy to help you plan your journey. We provide information on train routes, schedules, and prices to assist you in finding the best option. Explore our convenient price calendar below to discover the most suitable transportation option for your trip from Genoa to Florence.

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Cheap train tickets from Genoa to Florence
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Genoa to Florence.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Genoa to Florence, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Genoa to Florence.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $14.27 to $35.48 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 60% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Genoa to Florence

The cheapest Genoa - Florence train tickets can be found for as low as $18.16 if you’re lucky, or $23.52 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $38.84.

Find the best day to travel to Florence by train

When travelling to Florence by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. The name "Frecciargento" means "silver arrow" in Italian, and the trains are known for their sleek, modern design and fast speeds. Frecciargento trains run on high-speed lines and conventional lines, connecting major cities across Italy, including Rome, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, and Naples. Frecciargento is one of several high-speed train services offered by Trenitalia, including Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane is the owner of Trenitalia, which serves as the main train operator in Italy. The high-speed Frecciarossa trains link Milan, Rome, Naples, Florence, and Turin at speeds of up to 300 km/h (186 mph). Frecciargento and Frecciabianca are two other high-speed services that operate at slightly slower rates but provide connectivity to smaller cities and towns. Trenitalia operates regional and intercity train, and provides international connections to neighboring countries through EuroCity trains.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Genoa to Florence

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciargento, Frecciarossa and Italo when traveling from Genoa to Florence.

Second Class

In Frecciargento's Standard Class, you can spend time on the FRECCE Portal, enjoy a comfortable journey in adjustable seats, charge your devices using electrical outlets, and taste delicious food and drinks at the FrecciaBistrò bar.
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First Class

In Frecciargento's First Class, you'll enjoy all the amenities found in Second Class plus more spacious and comfortable seats. Additionally, you'll be treated to complimentary snacks and a small welcome drink of either coffee or prosecco.
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Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciargento trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciargento trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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On Frecciargento trains, the FrecciaBistrò café-bar offers snacks, meals, and drinks. Use the Portale FRECCE portal for easy in-seat ordering or approach the staff. First Class travelers enjoy complimentary water, coffee, and a snack choice.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board Italo, DB - Intercity and Frecciarossa from Genoa to Florence
Compare services on board when travelling from Genoa to Florence by train.
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Genoa to Florence CO2 Emissions by Train

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13.89kg
Bus
14.88kg
Flight
39.68kg
Car
31.74kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Genoa to Florence by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Genoa and Florence are 13.89kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Genoa and Florence? By taking the train between Genoa and Florence you will save 25.79kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.99kg compared to a bus and 17.85kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Genoa to Florence?
A train ticket from Genoa to Florence is $35.91. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $12.21.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Genoa to Florence?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Genoa to Florence is $12.21. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Genoa and Florence by train?
Genoa to Florence is 123.28 mi.
How long does the train between Genoa and Florence take?
Genoa to Florence is on average 4 hr 2 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 31 min.
Which companies operate from Genoa to Florence?
The train journey from Genoa to Florence is covered by 8 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Italo, DB - Intercity, Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Trenitalia, InterCityNotte, FlixBus, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca.
How many train connections per day go from Genoa to Florence?
Genoa to Florence has 38 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Genoa to Florence leave?
The earliest train from Genoa to Florence departs at 4:25 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Genoa to Florence depart?
The latest train from Genoa to Florence departs at 11:53 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Genoa to Florence in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $12.21 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Genoa to Florence?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Genoa to go to Florence.
What's the fastest journey time between Genoa to Florence by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Genoa and Florence is 2 hr 31 min.
Is there a direct train from Genoa to Florence?
Yes, there is a direct train between Genoa and Florence.
What are the CO2 emissions for Genoa to Florence by train?
The train journey from Genoa to Florence creates 13.89kg of CO2 emissions.

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