The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 15 m
5 h 13 m
Trains per day
Of the 75 trains that leave Florence for Salerno every day 21 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||278 miles (449 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€33)|
|Train frequency||28 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 18 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Regionale Veloce, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Intercity or Italo|
Trains from Florence to Salerno cover the 278 miles (449 km) long route taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like Regionale Veloce, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Intercity or Italo. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $21 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Salerno.
You can travel by train between Florence and Salerno with Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Intercity for as low as $21 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Enjoy the train ride between Florence and Salerno with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.
Trenitalia tickets between Florence and Salerno are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Florence to Salerno, you can expect to travel 278 miles (449 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Florence to Salerno journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!
There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 278 miles (449 km) from Florence to Salerno on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Florence to Salerno route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Florence to Salerno train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!
Train information from Florence to Salerno with Frecciarossa:
Intercity tickets from Florence to Salerno are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Intercity from Florence to Salerno all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Intercity train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 278 miles (449 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Intercity train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Florence to Salerno routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Intercity Florence to Salerno train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Intercity train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Salerno with Intercity!
Train information from Florence to Salerno with Intercity:
Nestled on the coast of Italy’s Campania region, the port city of Salerno is known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, authentic southern Italian cuisine as well its proximity to the Amalfi Coast and the Cilento National Park. Salerno is located about 278 miles (449 km) south of Florence. Traveling by train, the trip between Florence to Salermo can take as little as 3h 15min on one of the high-speed trains, but on average the trip on a high-speed train lasts about 3h 15min; on an InterCity train, the trip averages around 7h. With about 30 departures scheduled per day, it’s easy to find a train route that fits your travel schedule and budget.
About 30 trains depart from Florence to Salerno every day, with slight variations to the schedule on weekends and holidays. At least one departure is scheduled every hour between about 5:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.; in most hours of day, two or three departures are scheduled. Four night trains are also on the schedule most days, departing around 5:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m. and 12:40 a.m.
The duration of the journey by train from Florence to Salerno ranges between about 3h 15min on one of the direct high-speed train routes to just over 10h on a night train that requires one transfer. On average, the high-speed trains complete the trip in about 3h 50min, while the slower InterCity and Intercity Night trains take about 7h or 7h 30min, on average.
Departure train stations: All of the high-speed trains and about half of the InterCity trains from Florence to Salerno depart from the Santa Maria Novella (SMN) train station, which is Florence’s main railway station. SMN is located in the city center, less than 0.5 miles (800 m) from the Piazza della Republica. If you don’t want to walk from the Piazza, you can take the one of the many city buses that stop in front of SMN station, including bus #C2, #14, or #C4; the bus ride takes less than 5min. Once you arrive at SMN station, you’ll find all the amenities of a major Italian railway station, including plenty of shopping and dining options, first-class passenger lounges, train ticket offices, ATMs, restrooms, travel and tourism counters, assistance for passengers with disabilities, luggage storage, and car rental counters. Florence’s main bus station is located right across the street from the SMN train station. A few of the InterCity trains depart from Florence’s Rifredi train station, which is about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the SMN train station. Getting to the Rifredi station from the city center is an easy 5min ride on one of Trenitalia’s regional trains, which run between the SMN and Rifredi stations every 10min throughout the day. Rifredi is a small station, but you can still find someplace to get a bit to eat and there are restrooms, a newsstand, and vending machines. There is parking at the station as well as a taxi stand and bus stops. One of the InterCity Night trains departs from Florence’s Campo di Marte train station, which is just west of the city center. It takes about 8min to get from the Campo di Marte station to the SMN station in the city center via Trenitalia’s regional trains that run every 30min throughout the day. Facilities at the Campo di Marte station include train ticket offices and automatic ticket machines, some small cafes and shops, a seated waiting area, a newsstand, vending machines, and restrooms, and taxis and buses stop outside the station.
Arrival train station: All of the trains from Florence to Salerno stop at Salerno’s central train station (although many of the routes do continue on either by bus to Salerno’s Irno Station or by the Metro commuter rail to Salerno’s Via Vernieri station). Salerno station is located on the eastern edge of the city center, just about 0.75 miles (1.2 km) from the Church of St Augustine. By bus, it takes less than 10min to get to the Church of St Augustine, and you can catch one of the city’s #004, #005 or #009 buses to this part of town about every 15min. At the station, travelers will find train ticket offices, some shops and restaurants, Trenitalia’s first-class lounge, luggage storage, an office to assist travelers with disabilities, a tourism information counter, newsstands, restrooms, vending machines, car rental counters, parking, and free Wi-Fi. The city’s Metro trains also stop at the station, and taxis and buses have stops in the piazza outside the station.
Trenitalia and Italo are the two train companies that travel from Florence to Salerno. Trenitalia is Italy’s main train company, and it operates most of the routes between Florence and Salerno. Trenitalia operates its high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains on these routes as well as its InterCity and InterCity Night trains. Italo is an Italian train company that provides high-speed rail service to about 25 cities in Italy. The Italo high-speed trains serve about five of the daily Florence-to-Salerno routes, and all of the Italo routes run directly between the two cities.
Most of the Trenitalia routes from Florence to Salerno are served by Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains. Although one of the Frecciargento trains completes the journey in about 3h 15min, most of the trains require about 3h 50min to travel between the two cities. With about daily 16 departures scheduled, passengers don’t have to wait more than an hour for a train. All but about four of these trains run direct routes, making this a quick and convenient way to travel. About five of the daily Trenitalia routes from Florence to Salerno are served by the company’s InterCity trains. These trains stop at most of the cities and important towns along the route, which slows the journey quite a bit. On average, these trains take about 7h to arrive at the Salerno station. All of the InterCity routes require one transfer. Trenitalia’s InterCity Night trains serve about four of the daily routes, departing in the evening (or even overnight) and arriving at their destination in about 7h 32min on average with one transfer (although the one direct InterCity Night route completes the journey in about 6h 30min).
Italo trains running from Florence to Salerno are scheduled to depart from Florence about five times per day, with a couple leaving in the morning before about 11 a.m. and the others departing after 3:30 p.m. Italo’s high-speed trains reach their destination in about 3h 50min, and they all run direct routes between the two cities.
Trenitalia offers four levels of service on its Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. Italo also four levels of service on its high-speed trains: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. On Trenitalia’s InterCity and InterCity Night trains, only Standard- and First-Class service levels are offered. On both the Italo and Trenitalia trains, passengers should store their large luggage items in the designated compartments in the trains; there are racks above the seats and room underneath the seats for smaller luggage items. Trenitalia has no fees or restrictions for luggage on their trains, but Italo limits luggage to two large items (up to 11.8 x 27.5 x 35.5 inches, or 30x70x90 cm) and one small item per passenger. Both Italo and Trenitalia allow pets on their trains. Small pets must travel in a secure crate that can fit under the seat. Both companies charge a fee for dogs that are not traveling in a crate, requiring the dogs to be leashed and muzzled at all times while on the train. Guide dogs are not subject to fees or restrictions. On Trenitalia and Italo trains, bikes are considered luggage and therefore must be folded (or disassembled) and stored in a bag in the designated luggage compartments. Fully assembled bicycles are not allowed on the trains. Both Trenitalia and Italo provide assistance services for passengers with disabilities. It is always recommended that passengers contact their train company at least 48h before traveling to make any special travel arrangements.
It’s easy to find cheap train tickets from Florence to Salerno, especially if you’re flexible with your travel dates and if you’re able to book your tickets in advance. Trenitalia and Italo both offer discounts for passengers over the age of 60 and discounts when you purchase a same-day return ticket. Children’s tickets are free when they’re traveling with a paid adult. With Trenitalia, you can score two Saturday-travel tickets for the price of one. Riding on an InterCity train takes a bit longer to reach your destination, but the trip will save you money; InterCity tickets can be less than half the price of high-speed train tickets.
When departing from Florence, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. When arriving in Salerno, you can end your trip in train stations like Salerno, Salerno Torrione and Salerno Irno.
Omio customers book a train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Salerno most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Salerno, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center.
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