The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Florence to Bergamo will cost around $ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 31.
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Of the 37 train that leave Florence for Bergamo every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 248 km distance in an average of 5h but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 53m .
The slowest train will take 9h 33m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 55 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$27|
|Trains depart from:||Florence|
|Trains arrive in:||Bergamo|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Regionale, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa|
Travelers planning a rail trip north from Tuscany to the historic city of Bergamo can use direct trains on the Italian high-speed network. Daily schedules offer two to three direct connections with a journey time of just over three hours. Options include morning and evening departures to the city in Lombardy. In addition, there are frequent daily indirect connections to Bergamo requiring one change en route .
Italy's state rail operator Trenitalia provides daily direct services from Florence Campo Di Marte station to Bergamo using the Frecciargento and Frecciarossa expresses. Private rail company Italo also has daily direct connections on the high-speed route, departing from Florence Santa Maria Novella station. Trenitalia's indirect services require a change at Milan.
The fastest option on the 180-mile route north to Bergamo is an indirect service, a Trenitalia Frecciarossa connection with a change at Milan Centrale, taking two hours and 53 minutes. The Italo evening departure is the quickest direct train, taking three hours, while Trenitalia's direct connections take 7 to 17 minutes longer to complete the trip .
There are three direct trains between Florence stations and Bergamo from Tuesday to Sunday, and two on Mondays. Departures include late morning and mid-evening services. The daily timetable also includes regular indirect connections requiring a change at Milan, with departures from early morning roughly every hour until late evening.
Departure train station: Passengers will depart from either Florence Campo Di Marte or Santa Maria Novella. Trenitalia services depart from Campo Di Marte station, about a mile from the city center, connected by bus lines 12, 13 and 33. Italo services use Santa Maria Novella station, the city's main terminus on the north-west side of the city center, with local buses stopping nearby. Both stations have cafe-bars, gift shops, and taxi stands.
Arrival train station: Bergamo station is situated south-east of the city center, about two miles from the Citta Alta historic quarter, connected by regular shuttle buses. The station facilities include a cafe, luggage storage lockers, and a taxi stand.