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There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Riva del Garda by train, 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, bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Rovereto 8948 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovereto-Fermata Trenitalia to Riva V.Carducci H.Liberty B301 / ...

$30 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rovereto 531

$20 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Rovereto Rv / ...

$22 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Riva del Garda 186.3 miles

$45 - $65

Fly, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Verona (VRN) FLR - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Mori

$70 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Riva del Garda is to bus which costs 17€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Riva del Garda is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Riva del Garda. However, there are services departing from San Giusto 02 and arriving at Riva V.Carducci H.Liberty via Florence, Florence and Rovereto-Fermata Trenitalia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Florence and Riva del Garda is 236 km. The road distance is 298.1 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Riva del Garda without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Florence to Riva del Garda, including transfers.

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Florence to Riva del Garda bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence, Florence station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Riva del Garda is to train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs 19€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Verona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Riva del Garda bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rovereto station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Riva del Garda.
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  • Distance: 147.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Florence to Riva del Garda via Bologna C.Le, Rovereto, and Rovereto-Fermata Trenitalia in around 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Riva del Garda twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Florence to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Train operators
ItaloTreno
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Rovereto
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Mori
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Trentino trasporti esercizio S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0461 821000
Email
info@ttesercizio.it
Website
ttesercizio.it
Bus from Rovereto-Fermata Trenitalia to Riva V.Carducci H.Liberty
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ttesercizio.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 Florence, Florence to Rovereto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Riva del Garda is 298 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Florence to Riva del Garda.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 1762+ hotels available in Riva del Garda. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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