There are 9 ways to get from Naples to Florence by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

27€ - 110€

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Florence, Florence N528 / ...

22€ - 35€

7 alternative options

Bus via Santa Maria Capua Vetere - Piazza Francesco  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to Florence

38€ - 53€

Night train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the night train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Firenze Campo Marte Ini

45€ - 65€

Rideshare  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Florence 474.3 km

24€ - 26€

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Naples to Florence 475.3 km

60€ - 95€

Fly Naples to Florence  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Florence (FLR) NAP - FLR

82€ - 287€

Train to Rome, fly to Florence  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Florence (FLR) FCO - FLR

73€ - 291€

Fly Naples to Pisa, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Pisa (PSA) NAP - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Florence is to rideshare which costs 24€ - 26€ and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Florence is to train which costs 27€ - 110€ and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Naples, Naples and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.M.N.. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 2m.

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The distance between Naples and Florence is 409 km. The road distance is 475.3 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Florence without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 27€ - 110€.

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The train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. takes 3h 2m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Naples to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Florence is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 27€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 290€ and takes 4h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Florence.
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  • Distance: 409.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. every 4 hours. Tickets cost 35€ - 110€ and the journey takes 3h 2m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Naples, Naples to Florence, Florence every 3 hours. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 20m. Baltour also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Naples to Florence via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Naples to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 900€
Flights from Naples to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 900€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
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 Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Napoli Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
27€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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 Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 29€
Website
Baltour
Sellitto
Phone
+39 0824 46304
Email
info@sellitto.com
Website
sellitto.com
Bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to Florence
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
sellitto.com
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
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 Naples to Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 26€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Naples Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Naples to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Florence is 475 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Naples to Florence.

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Air Dolomiti, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Naples Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Naples to Florence train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Naples to Florence bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 4321+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Naples 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 Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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