There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Positano by train, subway, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, subway  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Seiano Tr3

$69 - $116

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Bus, subway  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark Baltour
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$33 - $47

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Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome N531 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Positano Marozzi

$41 - $56

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Positano 327.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Florence to Naples, subway  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Naples (NAP) FLR - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$130 - $484

Train to Bologna, fly to Naples, subway  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Naples (NAP) BLQ - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$126 - $337

Fly Florence to Rome, train, subway  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$111 - $324

Train to Pisa, fly to Rome, train, subway  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$141 - $416

Train to Venice, fly to Naples, subway  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Naples (NAP) VCE - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$72 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Positano is to bus and subway which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Positano is to train and subway which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Positano. However, there are services departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Positano via Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Florence and Positano is 440 km. The road distance is 524 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Positano without a car is to train and subway which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 55€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Florence to Positano, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Florence to Positano bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Positano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Positano is 524 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Florence to Positano.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 4794+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Positano.
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  • Distance: 275.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Florence to Positano via Rome and Roma in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Bologna to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Venice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Florence to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Seiano
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
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 Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
BuonoTourist
Phone
081 951761
Website
buonobus.it
Bus from Firenze to Napoli - Metropark
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
buonobus.it

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