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There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Isola del Giglio by train, car ferry, bus, ferry or car

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Recommended

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Orbetello-Monte Arg.
  2. Take the car ferry from Porto Santo Stefano to Isola del Giglio

Cheapest

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Livorno Centrale
  2. Take the train from Livorno Centrale to Orbetello-Monte Arg.
  3. Take the ferry from Porto S.Stefano to Isola Del Giglio

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Grosseto F.S.
  2. Take the ferry from Porto S.Stefano to Isola Del Giglio

Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Florence to Porto S.Stefano
  2. Take the ferry from Porto S.Stefano to Isola Del Giglio

Florence to Isola del Giglio by bus and ferry

The journey time between Florence and Isola del Giglio is around 6h 38m and covers a distance of around 228 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 24m. Operated by Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali, Autolinee Toscane - Grosseto and Toremar, the Florence to Isola del Giglio service departs from Firenze Autostazione and arrives in Isola Del Giglio. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Services
6h 38m Average Duration
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Isola del Giglio is to drive and ferry which costs €35 - €50 and takes 3h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence to Isola del Giglio is to drive and ferry which takes 3h 28m and costs €35 - €50.

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The distance between Florence and Isola del Giglio is 160 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Isola del Giglio without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6h 6m and costs €30 - €50.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Florence to Isola del Giglio, including transfers.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Isola del Giglio. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Isola del Giglio.
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  • Distance: 160.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Isola del Giglio, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Florence to Isola del Giglio. However, you can take the train to Orbetello-Monte Arg., take the walk to Orbetello Stazione Fs, take the bus to P. S.Stefano Valle, take the walk to Porto Santo Stefano, then take the car ferry to Isola del Giglio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Florence to Isola del Giglio via Grosseto F.S., Orbetello Stazione Fs, P. S.Stefano Valle, and Porto S.Stefano in around 6h 38m.

Train operators
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 S.M.N. to Orbetello-Monte Arg.
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Livorno Centrale to Orbetello-Monte Arg.
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Livorno Centrale to Orbetello-Monte Arg.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €60
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Livorno Centrale to Orbetello-Monte Arg.
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
Phone
+39 055 849 0505
Email
servizioclienti@at-bus.it
Website
at-bus.it
Bus from Firenze Autostazione to Grosseto F.S.
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
Ferry operators
Maregigilio
Phone
0564 812920
Email
info@maregiglio.it
Website
maregiglio.it
Car ferry from Porto Santo Stefano to Isola del Giglio
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13
Website
Maregigilio
Toremar
Phone
+49 611-14020
Email
info@mobylines.de
Website
toremar.it
Ferry from Porto S.Stefano to Isola Del Giglio
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10
Website
Toremar

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