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There are 8 ways to get from Naples to Florence by train, bus, 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour / ...

€20 - €29

6 alternative options

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

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

€37 - €53

Rideshare  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Florence 473.9 km

€24 - €26

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Naples to Florence 474.8 km

€55 - €85

Fly Naples to Florence  •  4h 20m

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

€64 - €215

Fly Naples to Pisa, bus  •  6h

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

Train to Rome, fly to Florence  •  4h 39m

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

€83 - €331

Naples to Florence by train

The train journey time between Naples and Florence is around 3h 3m and covers a distance of around 474 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 47m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and ItaloTreno, the Naples to Florence train service departs from Napoli Centrale and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically 320 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 3m
Fastest train time:
2h 47m
Trains per week:
320
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:23
Last train departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Naples to Florence train schedules

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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 Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark and arriving at FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.M.N.. Services depart hourly, 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 474.8 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 hourly.

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Naples to Florence bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark 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 €20 - €29 and takes 6h 45m, you could also fly, which costs €60 - €220 and takes 4h 20m.

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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. hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €110 and the journey takes 3h 2m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 twice daily. Tickets cost €20 - €27 and the journey takes 6h 45m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €850
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Naples to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Pisa via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
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
Hourly
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 16m
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
2h 56m
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 Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 2 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 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Bus operators
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
€20 - €27
Website
Baltour
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 Naples to Florence
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Naples to Florence bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 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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Swiss, Air France, 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, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 1848+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at €75 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 10 min and costs €1 - €3.

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