There are 6 ways to get from Padua 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  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$24 - $45

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Bus Baltour  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza Baltour / ...

$10 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Padua, Padova to Florence, Florence 536

$13 - $22

Night train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella En / ...

$16 - $35

Rideshare  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Padua to Florence 141.6 miles

$13 - $16

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Padua to Florence 137.1 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Padua, Padova and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Padova and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Padua and Florence is 188 km. The road distance is 219.4 km.

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The best way to get from Padua to Florence without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs .

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The train from Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 1 h 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Padua to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Padova station.

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The best way to get from Padua to Florence is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 25 min.

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

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Padua to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Map of how to get from Padua to Florence.
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  • Distance: 117.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Padua to Florence hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Padua to Florence twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

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 Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Padova to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
Night train from Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Padova to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Padua, Padova to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
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 Padua to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Padua to Florence is 219 km. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Padua to Florence.

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Book your Padua to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 5432+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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

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