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There are 5 ways to get from Florence to La Spezia by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to La Spezia C. Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$11 - $25

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs Fi-Lu
  2. Take the bus from Lucca to La Spezia 503 / ...

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Train via Pisa C.Le  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C. (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa / ...

$11 - $26

Train via Viareggio  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Viareggio Reg
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$12 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Florence to La Spezia 91.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to La Spezia is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to La Spezia is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 and arriving at La Spezia via Lucca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze Smn and arriving at La Spezia C.. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Florence and La Spezia is 119 km. The road distance is 146.6 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 10€ - 22€.

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The train from Firenze Smn to La Spezia C. takes 2 h 27 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Florence to La Spezia bus services, operated by VaiBus, depart from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 station.

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Florence to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Firenze Smn station.

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The best way to get from Florence to La Spezia is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 10€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and La Spezia, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Florence to La Spezia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to La Spezia via Lucca in around 3 h 20 min.

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 Smn to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Train from Viareggio to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
vaibus.it
Bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to Viale Regina Margherita Fs
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
vaibus.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lucca to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Florence to La Spezia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at La Spezia station.

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Florence to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at La Spezia C. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to La Spezia is 147 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Florence to La Spezia.

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There are 2905+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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