There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Sanremo by train, bus and ferry, 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 Trenitalia Intercity  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Sanremo Ic

$41 - $64

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Bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Sanremo 513

$26 - $46

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Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sanremo Reg / ...

$39 - $71

Bus and ferry, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Firenze to Genova
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Sanremo

$75 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Sanremo 235 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Genoa, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Genoa (GOA) FLR - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponente to Sanremo

$60 - $323

Fly to Nice, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE) FLR - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Sanremo

$79 - $298

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Sanremo is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Sanremo is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Firenze and arriving at Sanremo via Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Firenze Smn and arriving at Sanremo via Pisa Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Florence and Sanremo is 278 km. The road distance is 376 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Florence to Sanremo, including transfers.

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Florence to Sanremo bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Firenze station.

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Florence to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Firenze Smn station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Sanremo is to train which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Sanremo.
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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Florence to Sanremo via Pisa C.Le and Pisa Centrale in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Sanremo 5 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Florence to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
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
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Genova Sestri Ponente to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
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 Pisa Centrale to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Pisa Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze to Genova
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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 Sanremo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Sanremo bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Florence to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Sanremo is 376 km. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Florence to Sanremo.

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KLM, Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 1849+ hotels available in Sanremo. Prices start at $70 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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