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There are 7 ways to get from La Spezia to Florence by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Firenze Campo Marte Fa / ...

€10 - €55

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Rideshare  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the rideshare from La Spezia to Florence 149.6 km

€8

5 alternative options

Train via Pisa  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re

€10 - €54

Train via Viareggio  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Viareggio Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to Firenze S.M.N. Re

€11 - €53

Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Lucca 503
  2. Take the bus from Stazione Fs to Porta A Prato Dd

€9 - €11

Night train  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the night train from La Spezia Centrale to Firenze Rifredi Ini

€24 - €35

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Florence 145.5 km

€18 - €26

La Spezia to Florence by train

The train journey time between La Spezia and Florence is around 1h 41m and covers a distance of around 154 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 33m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia, the La Spezia to Florence train service departs from La Spezia Centrale and arrives in Firenze Campo Marte. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 41m
Fastest train time:
1h 33m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:51
Last train departs at:
19:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

La Spezia to Florence train schedules

La Spezia → Florence
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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Florence is to rideshare which costs €8 and takes 2h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Florence is to drive which costs €18 - €26 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Spezia to Florence. However, there are services departing from La Spezia and arriving at Porta A Prato via Stazione Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at Firenze Campo Marte. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between La Spezia and Florence is 119 km. The road distance is 145.5 km.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Florence without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs €10 - €55.

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The train from La Spezia Centrale to Firenze Campo Marte takes 1h 41m including transfers and departs once daily.

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La Spezia to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from La Spezia station.

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La Spezia to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Florence is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs €10 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €8 - €12 and takes 3h 25m.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Florence.
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  • Distance: 119.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Florence, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from La Spezia Centrale to Firenze Campo Marte once daily. Tickets cost €14 - €55 and the journey takes 1h 41m. Trenitalia also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Spezia to Florence via Lucca and Stazione Fs in around 3h 25m.

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 La Spezia Centrale to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €14
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €29
Base Premium
€27 - €40
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 La Spezia Centrale to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Viareggio to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from La Spezia Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
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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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia to Lucca
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Stazione Fs to Porta A Prato
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
VaiBus
2nd Class
€2 - €3
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from La Spezia to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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La Spezia to Florence bus services, operated by VaiBus, arrive at Porta A Prato station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between La Spezia to Florence is 145 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from La Spezia to Florence.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between La Spezia and Florence. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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