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There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Imola by train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Imola Rv / ...

$9 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Imola Reg

$9 - $22

Bus and ferry, line 101 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Bologna
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Bologna Autostazione to Imola Palestra 101

$70 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Imola 90.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Imola is to train which costs 8€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Imola is to train which costs 7€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Imola. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Imola Palestra via Bologna Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Imola. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Florence and Imola is 74 km. The road distance is 144.5 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Imola without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs 7€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Florence to Imola, including transfers.

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Florence to Imola bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Imola train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Florence to Imola bus services, operated by TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna, arrive at Imola Palestra station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Imola.
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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Imola, Italy?

You can take a train from Florence to Imola via Bologna C.Le in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Imola
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $7
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Imola
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna

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Florence to Imola train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Imola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Imola is 145 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Florence to Imola.

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