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 Padua to Florence will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.
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1 h 41 m
2 h 23 m
Trains per day
Of the 46 train that leave Padua for Florence every day 31 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 190 km distance in an average of 2 h 23 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 41 m .
The slowest train will take 4 h 40 m 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:|
3 hours 31 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$19|
|Trains depart from:||Padua|
|Trains arrive in:||Florence|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Regionale Veloce|
The Padua - Florence railway line is managed by several railway companies, which offer numerous travel solutions to reach the capital of Florence from the Venetian city. The duration of direct connections can vary from about 1 hour and 30 minutes to just over 2 hours. The first train leaves around 5:50 a.m., while the last at 8:10 p.m..
The numerous Padua Florence trains that arrive at Santa Maria Novella station are those of the Italo Treno company and the Frecce, in particular Frecciarossa and Frecciargento. The Intercity of Trenitalia, which depart from the Central Station of Padua, reach Florence Rifredi.
Trains that make the way Padua Florence without changes take about 1 hour and 37 minutes to reach the station of Santa Maria Novella. This applies to Frecciarossa and Frecciargento as well as to the Italo trains. Trenitalia's Intercity connections are slightly longer and arrive at Firenze Rifredi station in about 2 hours and 15 minutes. Choosing solutions with one or two changes (usually at the station of Bologna) the total trip will have a duration ranging from 3 hours and 3 hours and 40.
Every day, 8 Italo trains depart from Padua station, about every 2 hours. Much more frequent are the solutions operated daily by Trenitalia, which are almost 20 with Frecciarossa and Frecciargento, not counting the Regional trains and Intercity. The frequency of connections remains unchanged on public holidays.
Padua railway station: located a few kilometers from the city center, the Venetian station is easily reached by urban transport. In addition to numerous bus lines, the tram also reaches it in about 5 minutes. It is equipped with shops, bars, restaurants, a supermarket and a luggage room.
Florence railway station:The main station of Florence is Santa Maria Novella, connected to the center and with bus and tram lines in just 5 minutes. Inside, travelers will find an information service, shops, restaurants, bars, ATMs. Firenze Rifredi is the Intercity train station, and is located about 30 minutes from the city center.