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There are 7 ways to get from Genoa to Florence by train, bus, 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  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Firenze Campo Marte Fb / ...

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria to Firenze Terminal Bus Baltour / ...

$13 - $60

5 alternative options

Train via Pisa C.Le  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$18 - $46

Train, bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Viareggio Fb / ...
  2. Take the bus from P.Za D'Azeglio Nord to Via Ponte Alle Mosse 10 Fi-Vg

$27 - $40

Rideshare  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Florence 146.1 miles

$14

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Genoa to Florence 142.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Florence (FLR) GOA - FLR

$52 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Florence is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Florence is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria and arriving at Firenze Terminal Bus. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Firenze Campo Marte. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Genoa and Florence is 197 km. The road distance is 228.1 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Florence without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs 27€ - 40€.

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The train from Genova Brignole to Firenze Campo Marte takes 2h 41m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Genoa to Florence bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria station.

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Genoa to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Genova Brignole station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Florence is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 50€ and takes 4h, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 280€ and takes 4h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Florence.
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  • Distance: 122.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Genoa to Florence twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 41m. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Genoa to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $350
Flights from Genoa to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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 Genova Brignole to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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 Genova Brignole to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from P.Za D'Azeglio Nord to Via Ponte Alle Mosse 10
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
VaiBus
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria to Firenze Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Baltour
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 Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Gênes to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Genoa to Florence bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Firenze Terminal Bus station.

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Genoa to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze Campo Marte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Florence is 228 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Genoa to Florence.

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Air France, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Genoa Airport to Florence Airport.

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

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There are 6130+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Genoa and Florence. 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 Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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