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There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Stazione Santa Maria Novella to Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione 8968 / ...

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Bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Brescia 532 / ...

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Desenzano Del Garda-Sirmione Re6 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Desenzano del Garda Station to Manerba del Garda

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Florence to Manerba del Garda 263.5 km

Florence to Manerba del Garda by train and bus

The journey time between Florence and Manerba del Garda is around 3h 34m and covers a distance of around 259 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by ItaloTreno and SIA, the Florence to Manerba del Garda service departs from Stazione Santa Maria Novella and arrives in Manerba del Garda. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
3h 34m Average Duration
€21 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda is to train which costs €20 - €60 and takes 3h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda is to drive which takes 2h 38m and costs €40 - €65.

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The distance between Florence and Manerba del Garda is 204 km. The road distance is 263.5 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €20 - €60.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €20 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €45 and takes 7h 12m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Manerba del Garda is 263 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Florence to Manerba del Garda.

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  • Distance: 204.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Manerba del Garda, Italy?

ItaloTreno operates a train from Stazione Santa Maria Novella to Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione 3 times a day. Tickets cost €17 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Brescia once daily. Tickets cost €24 - €35 and the journey takes 4h. Autolinee Federico also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Stazione Santa Maria Novella to Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €55
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€20 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €22
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Stazione Santa Maria Novella to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€19 - €26
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €20
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €35
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€11 - €16
Smart Low Cost
€5 - €8
Smart Flex
€24 - €35
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Desenzano Garda-Sirm
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €40
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€7 - €10
Base Standard
€19 - €27
Base Premium
€25 - €40
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Desenzano del Garda/Sirmione
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €150
Seating Carriage
€17 - €45
Couchette Carriage
€70 - €95
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Desenzano Garda-Sirm
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€5 - €7
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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Bus operators
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
arriva@arriva.it
Website
brescia.arriva.it
Bus from Desenzano del Garda Station to Manerba del Garda
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
brescia.arriva.it
2nd Class
€3 - €5
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Brescia
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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