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There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Sorrento by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

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

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Naples Metropark Central Parking
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Sorrento

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Sorrento

Fly Florence to Naples, train

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

Fly Florence to Rome, train

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

Train to Venice, fly to Naples, train

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

Florence to Sorrento by train

195 Weekly Trains
4h 28m Average Duration
€34 Cheapest Price
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Florence → Sorrento
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sorrento is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Sorrento is to bus and train which costs €8 - €35 and takes 8h 46m.

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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 bus from Florence to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Sorrento via Naples. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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

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

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The best way to get from Florence to Sorrento is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs €30 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 8h 15m.

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Map of how to get 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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Sorrento via Naples in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1500
Flights from Florence to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Flights from Venice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €1100
Flights from Florence to Naples via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €1100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Flights from Florence to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Flights from Florence to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Naples via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€14 - €130
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€23 - €240
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
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
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€28 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale, Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
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 S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Naples to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Naples Metropark Central Parking
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €23
Website
Itabus

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Sorrento bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sorrento station.

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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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Iberia, KLM, Transavia Holland and seven other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Naples Airport.

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Book your Florence to Sorrento bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1284+ hotels available in Sorrento. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs €2.

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