There are 3 ways to get from Florence to Elba by train, car ferry, bus, car or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Piomb.Bin.Mare Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio Seasonal

$39 - $124

2 alternative options

Bus, train, car ferry  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Grosseto F.S. 50G
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$42 - $125

Drive, ferry  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Piombino
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$40 - $51

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Elba, Tuscany, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Florence to Portoferraio. However, you can take the train to Piomb.Bin.Mare, take the walk to Piombino, then take the car ferry to Portoferraio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Florence to Portoferraio via Grosseto F.S., Grosseto, Campiglia Marittima, Campiglia Stazione, Porto Biglietterie Nord, and Piombino in around 5 h 46 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Piomb.Bin.Mare
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Tiemme Spa
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Toremar Toscana Regionale Marittima Spa

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Florence and Elba is 136 km.

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Elba is to drive and ferry which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Florence to Elba is to drive and ferry which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Florence to Elba, including transfers.