There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Padua by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova Fr / ...

$25 - $45

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Padua, Padova N544 / ...

$13 - $23

3 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the night train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova En / ...

$16 - $35

Rideshare  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Padua 137.1 miles

$15

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Padua 135 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Padua is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Padua is to train which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Padua, Padova. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Padova. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Florence and Padua is 188 km. The road distance is 216 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Padua without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs 21€ - 40€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova takes 1 h 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Florence to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence, Florence station.

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

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The best way to get from Florence to Padua is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs 21€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Florence to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Florence to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Padua.
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  • Distance: 117.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Padua hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Padua 6 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Tour Bus also services this route 6 times a week.

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 Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Campo Marte to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Night train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $34
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
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 Florence, Florence to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Firenze to Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Padua
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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