The coastal city of Livorno, located next to the Ligurian sea, is known to be one of the main ports of Italy, for both commercial and touristic reasons. Furthermore, Livorno is notably known as the most modern city of its region, Tuscany. Despite its modernity, Livorno is home to historic monuments, architecture, and art throughout the city. Its modern infrastructure makes Livorno an easy city for travelers to navigate using public transportation. The Livorno Centrale train station is the only train station within the city. Livorno is located 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) away from the city of Pisa where travelers will find another train station, as well as an international airport. The Livorno Centrale train station is located two miles (three kilometers) from the city center of Livorno and easily reached by bus. Active travelers and walk from the station to many of the historic monuments in the city center.
The city of Livorno is quite large with many of its main landmarks spread throughout the city. Livorno Centrale train station is located fairly close to the city center making most of the main landmarks easily accessible with public transportation or on foot. If travelers decide to take the bus, they have to get the LAM BLU bus from Grande 7 Porto Mediceo station and take it for nine stops disembarking at Stazione Centrale A, a 12-minute journey. If travelers find themselves closer to Fortezza Nuova, they should catch the LAM BLU bus from Grande 6 station for seven stops arriving at Stazione Centrale A 14 minutes later. Lastly, if travelers find themselves closer to Fortezza Vecchia, they should catch the LAM BLU bus at Grande 4 station and ride for eight stops and then get off at Stazione Centrale A to arrive at their destination in 24 minutes.
The Livorno Centrale train station is located two miles (three kilometers) away from central Livorno. Travelers are advised to check the bus schedules beforehand in order to arrive at the train station on time. The LAM BLU bus line runs services from many parts of the city to the train station. There are a variety of stops on the LAM BLU line throughout the city. All of these routes will eventually stop at the Livorno Centrale train station. Bus journeys, depending on the point of origin in the city center, take between 12 and 35 minutes to complete.
Visitors to Livorno who have limited mobility will find it easy to travel to and within the train station. The public buses are equipped with handicap-accessible doors and have designated spaces for wheels chairs. However, if those with limited mobility wish, specialized taxis can be booked with advanced notice. The train station is equipped accordingly with various facilities that make it accessible for all passengers. Some of the facilities offered in the train station include handicap-accessible restrooms, reserved parking spots, visual and sound information systems, and accessible ticket counters. Concerning the access to the tracks, the train station offers raised sidewalks to enter and exit trains during arrivals or departures on tracks 6 and 7. Barrier-free pathways are available on tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. There is a tactile route from the entrance of the station to tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7.
If travelers are curious about what to do near the train station during their stay in Livorno, here are some tips that might be of interest. It is recommended that travelers visit many of the main landmarks with the most notable being Fortezza Nuova, Fosso Reale, Fossati Medici, all of which are found in the Venezia district. Other important landmarks within the city are La Fortezza Vecchia, Monumento dei Quattro Mori, Cattedrale di San Francesco, Mercato Delle Vettovaglie, Terrazza Mascagni, and Castello del Boccale. All are accessible by bus or on foot. Being a coastal city, Livorno is known to have exquisite seafood-based cuisine, therefore travelers are encouraged to try the fresh fish and seafood dishes. Local catches are offered in restaurants and cafes throughout the city center and along the coast.