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There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Salerno by train, bus, night train, rideshare, 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  •  3 h 18 min

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

$40 - $90

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Bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Salerno N526 / ...

$21 - $55

8 alternative options

Train via Napoli Centrale  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno Reg / ...

$43 - $101

Night train, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Firenze Smn to Roma Tiburtina Firenze - Arezzo - Chiusi
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Salerno - Via Vinciprova

$61 - $108

Rideshare  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Salerno 324.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Salerno 323.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Florence to Naples, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Naples (NAP) FLR - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

$126 - $496

Train to Bologna, fly to Naples, train  •  5 h 14 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 train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

$113 - $349

Fly Florence to Rome, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Salerno

$104 - $314

Train to Venice, fly to Naples, train  •  6 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 train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

$67 - $203

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Salerno is to bus which costs 18€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Salerno is to train which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Salerno. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Salerno. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Florence and Salerno is 452 km. The road distance is 517 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Salerno without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 35€ - 75€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Salerno takes 3 h 18 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Florence to Salerno bus services, operated by La Valle Linee, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Salerno 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 Salerno is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Salerno.
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  • Distance: 282.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Salerno every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, La Valle Linee operates a bus from Florence to Salerno twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 39 min. Six other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Bologna to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 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 Venice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Florence to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.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
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
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 Rifredi to Salerno
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Night train from Firenze Smn to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
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
Bus operators
BuonoTourist
Phone
081 951761
Website
buonobus.it
Bus from Firenze to Salerno
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
buonobus.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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Salerno - Piazza Montpellier
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Firenze to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Florence, Piazzale Montelungo to Salerno, Piazza Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
SAIS Autolinee
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Salerno bus services, operated by La Valle Linee, arrive at Salerno station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Salerno is 517 km. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Florence to Salerno.

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Swiss, Air France, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Naples Airport.

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Book your Florence to Salerno train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Florence to Salerno bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and Busbud.

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There are 2442+ hotels available in Salerno. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Salerno. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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