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There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Sorrento by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento 1

34€ - 116€

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Bus, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Naples N528
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento 1

32€ - 41€

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Train via Firenze Santa Maria Novella  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Station 9923
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento 1

34€ - 89€

Train, bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina 9935
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Sorrento Marozzi

38€ - 78€

Drive  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Florence to Sorrento 511 km

60€ - 95€

Fly from Florence, train  •  7h 24m

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

88€ - 249€

Train to Rome, fly, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

65€ - 297€

Train to Venice, fly, train  •  7h 19m

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

53€ - 294€

Train to Genoa, fly, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Naples (NAP) GOA - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

63€ - 832€

Train to Verona, fly, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Naples (NAP) VRN - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

81€ - 421€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Sorrento is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Sorrento is to train which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Sorrento via Napoli P. Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Florence and Sorrento is 435 km. The road distance is 511 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Sorrento without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 30€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Florence to Sorrento, including transfers.

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Florence to Sorrento train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Sorrento train services, operated by Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l., arrive at Sorrento station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Sorrento is 511 km. It takes approximately 4h 59m to drive from Florence to Sorrento.

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  • Distance: 435.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a train from Florence to Sorrento via Napoli Centrale and Napoli P. Garibaldi in around 4h 28m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 460€
Flights from Genoa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 850€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 1400€
Flights from Florence to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 1400€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
Flights from Florence to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 210€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 27€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
28€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
28€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Marozzi VT
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 2013+ hotels available in Sorrento. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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