There are 5 ways to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence by train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  3 h 54 min

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

$26 - $46

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Reg / ...

$16 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sestri Levante to Florence, Florence 513

$17 - $29

Bus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapallo to Genova 75T / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Genova to Firenze

$69 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence 130.1 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence is to bus which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence. However, there are services departing from Santa Margherita Ligure and arriving at Firenze via Rapallo and Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence. However, there are services departing from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino and arriving at Firenze Smn via Chiavari and Pisa C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Santa Margherita Ligure and Florence is 174 km. The road distance is 208.2 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 22€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence, including transfers.

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, depart from Rapallo station.

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Chiavari station.

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The best way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 22€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 108.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence via Chiavari, Pisa Centrale, and Pisa C.Le in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 10 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 Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
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 Sestri Levante to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Genova to Firenze
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Firenze station.

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Firenze Smn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence is 208 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Florence.

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