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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Villa Margherita by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Genoa

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Bordighera

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Ventimiglia

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Train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Bordighera

Bus via Monsummano Terme

  1. Take the bus from Montecatini Terme Central Bus Station to Sanremo-P.zza Colombo

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Villa Margherita

Fly Florence to Genoa, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Genoa (GOA)
  2. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Bordighera

Fly Florence to Nice

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE)

Train to Bologna, fly to Nice

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Nice (NCE)

Florence to Villa Margherita by train and walk

20 Weekly Services
5h 46m Average Duration
€29 Cheapest Price
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Florence → Villa Margherita
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  • Face masks are recommended
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  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villa Margherita is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Villa Margherita is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Villa Margherita is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Villa Margherita is to bus which costs €23 - €30 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Villa Margherita is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Villa Margherita. However, there are services departing from Porte Nuove, 10 and arriving at Bordighera via Montecatini Terme Central Bus Station and San Remo - Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Villa Margherita. However, there are services departing from Firenze Campo Marte and arriving at Bordighera via Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Florence and Villa Margherita is 287 km. The road distance is 384.8 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Villa Margherita without a car is to train via Genoa which takes 5h 46m and costs €29 - €90.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Florence to Villa Margherita, including transfers.

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Florence to Villa Margherita bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Montecatini Terme Central Bus Station.

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Florence to Villa Margherita train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze Campo Marte station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Villa Margherita is to train via Genoa which takes 5h 46m and costs €29 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus via Monsummano Terme, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 7h 4m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €250 and takes 8h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Villa Margherita.
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  • Distance: 287.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Villa Margherita, Liguria, Italy?

You can take a train from Florence to Villa Margherita via Genova P.Za Principe and Bordighera in around 5h 46m. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Montecatini Terme Central Bus Station to Sanremo-P.zza Colombo once a week. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €1000
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €190
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Flights from Florence to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €190
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
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 Campo Marte to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€35 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Train from Pisa Centrale to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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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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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Montecatini Terme Central Bus Station to Sanremo-P.zza Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Marino Autolinee

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Villa Margherita bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Sanremo-P.zza Colombo station.

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Florence to Villa Margherita train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Bordighera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Villa Margherita is 385 km. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Florence to Villa Margherita.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 259+ hotels available in Villa Margherita. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 16 min and costs €2.

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