The cheapest trains from Geneva to Florence

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$179

Average

$203

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 $ 203 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 179.

Cheapest
01:39PMGeneva10h11 11:50PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1791One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:39AMGeneva9h48 05:27PMFlorence Rifredi
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$2031One-way
05:39AMGeneva6h11 11:50AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$2101One-way
07:39AMGeneva6h25 02:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$2101One-way
01:39PMGeneva6h25 08:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$2101One-way

Timetable Geneva to Florence

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05:39AMGeneva6h11 11:50AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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07:39AMGeneva9h48 05:27PMFlorence Rifredi
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07:39AMGeneva6h25 02:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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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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Thu
Sep 23
$159Trenitalia
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Fri
Sep 24
$159Trenitalia
$61Flixbus
$315Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Sep 25
$159Trenitalia
$66Flixbus
$224Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Sep 26
$131Frecciarossa
$67Flixbus
$164Swiss
Mon
Sep 27
$122Trenitalia
$66Flixbus
$187Swiss
Tue
Sep 28
$112Trenitalia
$60Flixbus
$140Swiss
Wed
Sep 29
$101Trenitalia
$60Flixbus
$187Swiss
Thu
Sep 30
$101Trenitalia
$86Flixbus
$216Swiss
Fri
Oct 1
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$56Flixbus
$231Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$101Trenitalia
$50Flixbus
$224Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 3
$105Trenitalia
$55Flixbus
$224Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 4
$120Frecciarossa
$60Flixbus
$186Swiss
Tue
Oct 5
$101Trenitalia
$47Flixbus
$182Swiss
Wed
Oct 6
$101Trenitalia
$60Flixbus
$230Austrian Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$112Trenitalia
$56Flixbus
$187Swiss
Fri
Oct 8
$122Trenitalia
$56Flixbus
$223Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
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$84Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 11
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$84Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Oct 12
$91Trenitalia
$47Flixbus
$141Swiss

The fastest trains from Geneva to Florence

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

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.

Fastest
05:39AMGeneva6h11 11:50AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 changes
$2101One-way
2nd Fastest
07:39AMGeneva6h25 02:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 changes
$2101One-way
2nd Fastest
01:39PMGeneva6h25 08:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 changes
$2101One-way
07:39AMGeneva9h48 05:27PMFlorence Rifredi
1 changes
$2031One-way
01:39PMGeneva10h11 11:50PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1791One-way

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Train Information to Florence from Geneva

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$135 (€108)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Geneva to Florence cover the 300 miles (484 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 11 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $101 (€81), but the average price of train tickets is $135 (€108). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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Geneva to Florence with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia

You can travel by train from Geneva to Florence with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia for as low as $101 (€81). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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Omio helps you find the perfect Geneva - Florence train with Trenitalia. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Geneva and Florence, Omio shows you Trenitalia’s current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Geneva to Florence route. You can expect to travel around 300 miles (484 km) between Geneva and Florence on a train with Trenitalia. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Trenitalia tickets from Geneva to Florence starting as low as $101 (€81) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Trenitalia!

These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Geneva to Florence:

  • 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Florence from Geneva as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Italy by train?

Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Geneva from Florence?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Geneva from Florence.

How much do cheap train tickets from Geneva to Florence cost?
Train tickets from Geneva to Florence for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $101 (€81)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Geneva and Florence?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Geneva to Florence train to cost on average $135 (€108)  one way.
How many miles is it from Geneva to Florence by train?
The distance to Florence from Geneva by train is approximately 300 miles (484 km).
How long is the train to Florence from Geneva?
On average the Geneva to Florence train time is 10 h 11 min  covering the 300 miles (484 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Geneva goes to Florence? What train station do I come into Florence from Geneva?

Some of the Geneva train stations to Florence you can start your journey from include Genève and Geneva. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Florence include Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Genève   and arriving in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Where is the train station in Geneva to go to Florence? Where is the train station in Florence located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Genève, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Geneva. The most popular arrival train station in Florence, called Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

What train providers go from Geneva to Florence?
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 route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Geneva to Florence?
The average number of trains departing Geneva for Florence is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Geneva to Florence? When is the last train from Geneva to Florence?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Geneva at 5: 39 AM. The last train leaves from Geneva at 11: 39 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Geneva to Florence and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Florence from Geneva for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Geneva and Florence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $135 (€108) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Geneva to Florence a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Florence
Geneve, Cornavin
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