There are 6 ways to get from Sanremo to Florence by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 Trenitalia Intercity  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Sanremo to Pisa Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$41 - $60

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Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Imperia to Florence, Florence 513

$26 - $43

4 alternative options

Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Sanremo to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...

$39 - $70

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Savona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Firenze

$72 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Florence 234.9 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Nice, Nice
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Florence (FLR) NCE - FLR

$80 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Sanremo to Florence is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Florence is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sanremo to Florence. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Firenze via Savona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Sanremo to Florence. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Firenze Smn via Pisa C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Sanremo and Florence is 278 km. The road distance is 375.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Florence without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Sanremo to Florence, including transfers.

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Sanremo to Florence bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Sanremo station.

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Map of how to get from Sanremo to Florence.
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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Sanremo to Florence via Pisa Centrale and Pisa C.Le in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sanremo to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Nice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Train operators
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 Sanremo to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Sanremo to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
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 Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Sanremo to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Savona to Firenze
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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 Imperia to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sanremo to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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