Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Florence

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Cheapest

$171

Average

$186

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.

The average ticket from Geneva to Florence will cost around $ 186 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 171.

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01:39PMGeneva10h11 11:50PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1711One-way
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07:39AMGeneva6h25 02:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1891One-way
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05:39AMGeneva6h11 11:50AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1891One-way
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01:39PMGeneva6h25 08:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1891One-way
07:39AMGeneva9h48 05:27PMFlorence Rifredi
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$1941One-way

Train schedule from Geneva to Florence

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05:39AMGeneva6h11 11:50AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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07:39AMGeneva6h25 02:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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07:39AMGeneva9h48 05:27PMFlorence Rifredi
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01:39PMGeneva10h11 11:50PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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01:39PMGeneva6h25 08:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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Jan 28
$152Trenitalia
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Jan 29
$153Trenitalia
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Jan 30
$91Frecciarossa
$33Flixbus
$87Swiss
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Jan 31
$107Trenitalia
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$100Swiss
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Feb 3
$96Trenitalia
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Feb 4
$116Trenitalia
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Feb 5
$96Trenitalia
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$87Trenitalia
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Feb 10
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Feb 12
$96Trenitalia
$33Flixbus
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Feb 13
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Feb 14
$87Trenitalia
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$76Trenitalia
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Fastest train times from Geneva to Florence

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Fastest Journey

6 h 11 m

Average

7 h 48 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

484 km

It's difficult to get from Geneva to Florence without transferring at least once.

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05:39AMGeneva6h11 11:50AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1891One-way
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07:39AMGeneva6h25 02:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1891One-way
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01:39PMGeneva6h25 08:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1891One-way
07:39AMGeneva9h48 05:27PMFlorence Rifredi
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$1941One-way
01:39PMGeneva10h11 11:50PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1711One-way

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Overview: Train from Geneva to Florence

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$120 (€101)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Geneva to Florence cover the 300 miles (484 km) long route taking on average 6 h 11 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $120 (€101), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $87 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Geneva to Florence trains

For as little as $87 (€73) you can travel by train to Florence from Geneva with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia train tickets to Florence from Geneva are available on Omio for as little as $87 (€73). Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

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 Geneva to Florence, you can expect to travel 300 miles (484 km). Check Trenitalia’s train schedules and tickets for the Geneva to Florence trip and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

  • Average Price: $87

Trenitalia has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Trenitalia tickets to Florence from Geneva and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Geneva to Florence

There are 3 daily trains from Geneva to Florence. The trip time on this train is around 6h 45min depending on the trains you choose. All of the trips on this route use Swiss Federal Railways to make the trip to Milan, and then Trenitalia will take you from Milan to Florence. This is the only transfer necessary on this route from one train provider to another, but because of this, there are no direct trains between these two cities. There are additional transfers necessary on the Swill Railways portion of the trip. On the Trenitalia trains, some will be direct and some will require one transfer.

 

Geneva to Florence Train Time: Daily Departures

There are 3 daily departure's on trains to Florence from Geneva. The first train leaves Geneva at around 07:40 a.m. and the last one of the day leaves Geneva at around 01:40 p.m. When you arrive in Milan for your transfer, the Trenitalia train to Florence will leave the station at about 06:10 p.m. There is also another departure at around 07:00 p.m. if you would prefer that later train.

 

How long is the journey by train from Geneva to Florence

The trip from Geneva to Florence by train covers a distance of around 300 miles (484 km). The time it takes to make this trip can vary depending on which trains you travel upon but the quickest trip will take about 6h 45min. There is at least one train change in Milan with more transfers possible depending on the trains you choose.

 

When traveling on trains from Geneva to Florence, what are the departure and arrival stations?

Departure train station: The departure station for this route is the Geneva Railway Station. The station sits right in the heart of the city with a location just 0.5 miles (0.75 km) from the heart of the city. Some of the things travelers will find at the station include a police station, a pharmacy, several supermarkets, several coffee shops, bakeries, food stands, as well as many retail shops. When you step outside of the station there are both bus and tram stops for the local public transportation company that makes this an easy station to get to by public transportation from practically anywhere in the city of Geneva.

 

Arrival train station: On your trip on trains from Geneva to Florence, the station you will arrive at is the Santa Maria Novela Station. The station has a convenient location that is about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the center of the city. Some of the amenities that train travelers will find at this station include several restaurant offerings as well as some retail shops and a large ticket office. On top of that, you'll also find a luggage office, a post office, a currency exchange booth, a tourist information office, and several restroom facilities. Once you have left your train and walk out of the station you will find many local bus routes that make stops here making it quite easy to get to practically any point in the city by public transportation after your train trip.

 

Which train companies travel from Geneva to Florence?

There are 2 different train companies that make the trips to Florence from Geneva by train. The first leg of your trip will be with Swiss Federal Railways. They make the trip to Milan and from there you will board Trenitalia trains. All of these routes make this change in providers at the Milan Centrale Station.

Swiss Federal Railways trains from Geneva to Florence

Swiss Federal Railways operates the trains that run through the Swiss countryside on this trip. They offer will normal-speed, commuter trains on this leg of your journey to Milan. There are 3 departures every day from Geneva aboard these trains.

 

Trenitalia trains from Geneva to Florence

Trenitalia operates the train that begins at Milan Centrale Station and then takes you to Florence. The trains on this route will be their normal-speed Intercity and Regionale trains. They offer 2 different departures every evening to complete this journey on trains from Geneva to Florence with one of those trains leaving at around 06:10 p.m. and the other leaving at around 07:00 p.m.

 

Train Geneva to Florence: Services on Board

Riders on Swiss Federal Railways can bring their luggage on the train and no additional cost. You can store the luggage above your seat, at the end of the car, or between the backrests of the seats. Folding bikes can also ride on the train free of charge and be stored like any other piece of luggage. Standard bicycles may require a ticket to take the on the train and not all trains offer this option. Small dogs can travel with you for free on the train. If you are taking a larger dog, you will need to pay an additional fee for their travel. For those travelers with limited mobility or disability, the Swiss Federal Railway Company provides staff that specializes in accomodating any special needs these travelers may have. Once on the train, you will find dedicated seating areas for those with disabilities. Another feature of their trains are wheelchair-accessible toilets and special signage for those with visual and hearing impairments. Trenitalia offers a plentiful luggage allowance that allows you to bring your bags on the train free of charge. There are ample spaces to store the luggage in the train car. You may bring a collapsible bicycle aboard the train free of charge as well. All you need to do is place it in a storage area just as you would any other piece of luggage. Pets can also travel on the train for free. For those passengers with limited mobility or disability, Trenitalia has a staff that works to meet their specific needs to make their travel experience seamless.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from Geneva to Florence?

One of the benefits of making the trip on trains from Geneva to Florence is the flexibility you have in picking which trains you will choose to make the trip. You'll often find that as you shop around there will be routes that cost less because they are in less demand. Another tip for saving money is to try to book as far ahead of your date of travel as possible. There are sometimes discounts available and these can be easier to find when you are booking in advance. One last piece of advice is to take your time when you travel. It is often the case the trips that take a longer amount of time to complete will often save your money on your train fares.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Florence, Italy if I'm coming from Geneva, Switzerland by train?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Florence, Italy by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Geneva to Florence as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Florence, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Florence to Geneva is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Italy?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Florence?

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Geneva from Florence here.

How much are cheap trains between Geneva and Florence?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Geneva to Florence to cost as little as $87 (€73)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train to Florence from Geneva on average?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $120 (€101)  for a train ticket from Geneva to Florence.

How many miles is it from Geneva to Florence by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Florence from Geneva by train to be approximately 300 miles (484 km).

What is the Geneva to Florence train travel time?

On average the Geneva to Florence train travel time is 6 h 11 min  for the 300 miles (484 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Geneva to Florence depart from? Which Florence train station do I come into from Geneva?

When taking a train from Geneva, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Genève and Geneva. When you arrive in Florence, your train can arrive in train stations including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Genève   to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Where do I find the Geneva train station to Florence? Where is the Florence train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Genève, is located 0.6 miles (950 m) from the city center of Geneva.

The most popular arrival train station, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center of Florence.

What train providers offer a service to Florence from Geneva?

If you're looking for trains from Geneva to Florence, you can rely on Frecciarossa or Trenitalia to get you to Florence. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Geneva to Florence journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When does the first train depart from Geneva to Florence? When does the last train depart from Geneva to Florence?

The first Geneva to Florence train departs at 4: 39 AM   and the last train from Geneva to Florence leaves at 12: 39 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Geneva to Florence on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Geneva to Florence for the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Geneva to Florence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $120 (€101) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Geneva to Florence are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Florence
Genève is the most popular Geneva railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Geneva for your trip to Florence.