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

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Bus, train via Rome

  1. Take the bus from Sulmona to Portonaccio/Tiburtina
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sulmona to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the Bus from Roma Tiburtina to Florence

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Train

  1. Take the train from Sulmona to Roma Termini
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Sulmona to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Sulmona to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence

Drive

  1. Drive from Sulmona to Florence

Bus to Naples, fly to Florence

  1. Take the bus from Sulmona to Naples - Piazza Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Florence (FLR)

Train to Rome, fly to Florence

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

Train to Rome, fly to Bologna, train

  1. Take the train from Sulmona to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bologna (BLQ)
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Sulmona to Florence by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Sulmona and Florence is around 5h 48m and covers a distance of around 413 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 48m. Operated by Sangritana, Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others, the Sulmona to Florence service departs from Sulmona and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 40m
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
5h 48m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 48m
Journey distance:
413 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
05:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sulmona to Florence bus, walk and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Sulmona to Florence is to bus which costs €24 - €35 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sulmona to Florence is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sulmona to Florence. However, there are services departing from Sulmona and arriving at Florence via Roma Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sulmona to Florence. However, there are services departing from Sulmona and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Sulmona and Florence is 291 km. The road distance is 408.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sulmona to Florence without a car is to bus and train via Rome which takes 3h 52m and costs €28 - €90.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Sulmona to Florence, including transfers.

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Sulmona to Florence bus services, operated by Sangritana, depart from Sulmona station.

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Sulmona to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Sulmona station.

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The best way to get from Sulmona to Florence is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs €27 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Sulmona to Florence.
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  • Distance: 290.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

You can take a train from Sulmona to Florence via Roma Termini in around 4h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sulmona to Florence via Roma Tiburtina in around 5h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €900
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €850
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €3400
Flights from Naples to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Flights from Naples to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €3400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Naples to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€45 - €95
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 Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
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 Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€31 - €34
Train from Sulmona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€21 - €24
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
Sangritana
Phone
+39 0872.70.81
Email
sangritana@sangritana.it
Website
sangritana.it
Bus from Sulmona to Portonaccio/Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
sangritana.it
Bus from Sulmona to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Schedules at
sangritana.it
Bus from Sulmona to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
sangritana.it
Bus from Sulmona to Naples - Piazza Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Schedules at
sangritana.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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
Night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Satam Bus
Phone
+39 0871 344969
Email
satam@gruppolapanoramica.it
Website
satambus.it
Bus from Sulmona to Naples - Piazza Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
satambus.it

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There is no direct flight from Naples Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Sulmona to Florence bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Florence station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sulmona to Florence is 408 km. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Sulmona to Florence.

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