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There are 3 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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione 8968 / ...

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 42m

  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 Stazione FS to Manerba - v.le Risorgimento

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Florence to Manerba del Garda 264.2 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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrives in Manerba - v.le Risorgimento. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
3h 34m Average Duration
€19 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda is to train, which costs €19 - €55 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Manerba del Garda is to drive which costs €45 - €75 and takes 2h 40m.

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The distance between Florence and Manerba del Garda is 205 km. The road distance is 264.2 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 €19 - €55.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Manerba del Garda is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Florence to Manerba del Garda.

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  • Distance: 204.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

ItaloTreno operates a train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione 3 times a day. Tickets cost €18 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 9m.

Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Desenzano del Garda-Sirmione
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€16 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €30
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€12 - €17
Smart Low Cost
€10 - €14
Smart Flex
€22 - €30
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€7 - €10
Base Standard
€19 - €27
Base Premium
€25 - €40
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Desenzano Del Garda-Sirmione
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenord
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Desenzano Garda-Sirm
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
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
sia@arriva.it
Website
brescia.arriva.it
Bus from Desenzano del Garda Stazione FS to Manerba - v.le Risorgimento
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
brescia.arriva.it
2nd Class
€1 - €2

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