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Train Information from Varenna to Florence

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 52 min
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa

Trains from Varenna to Florence cover the 182 miles (293 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 52 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Varenna-esino and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.


Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 182 miles (293 km) from Varenna to Florence quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

We show you the latest Frecciarossa train schedule for the Varenna to Florence route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this trip, such as departure and arrival train stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap train from Varenna to Florence with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

Trains from Varenna to Florence

Italy is known for its vast interconnection of trains that span domestically within the country as well as extend outside the country to neighboring countries. Varenna is a very small town in the province of Lecco in Italy. It has a population of only 770 people and is located 37 miles (60 km) north of Milan and 10 miles (20 km) northwest of Lecco. Florence on the other hand is the largest city in Rome with a population of 382,000 people. It brings in thousands of people on a daily basis through travels and has numerous railway stations. There are about 2 to 3 trains hourly leaving Varenna to Florence which come out to about 24 to 36 in a 12h period and no more than 50 trains daily. The journey can last anywhere from 3h 45min to 5h 15min. The distance from Varenna to Florence by train is 233 miles (376 km).

Varenna to Florence Train Time: Daily Departures

There are many times throughout the day that you can depart. The earliest train is at around 05:15 a.m. while the latest train is at around 09:30 p.m. There are many options to choose from in between as each train has a different length of time it takes to reach its destination. It also differs in where it transfers. There are 2 to 3 trains per 1h, but they are all different. You can choose the one which suits you best.

How long is the journey by train from Varenna to Florence?

The length of the journey depends on various circumstances that can be within your control as well as outside your control. Some of these factors are the number of transfers that need to be made, the number of stops, the weather, and the speed of the train. The average time it takes from Varenna to Florence is around 4h 15min with the quickest being 3h 45min and the longest being 5h 15min. You will most likely not have a direct train and you will need to transfer at last once.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Varenna to Florence?

Departure train station: Varenna is not a very large town at all and only has one station that serves it. This station is called Varenna-Esino-Perledo station and it serves the Lombardy area in northern Italy. This railway station has some public amenities like restrooms, but it does not offer Wi-Fi or food stalls for refreshments.

Arrival train stations: Florence, on the other hand, is one of the largest cities in Italy. When you leave from Varenna, you will arrive in Florence at Florence Santa Maria Novella. It has many public avenues in terms of transportation you can take. To travel to and from Florence Santa Maria Novella, you can take Bus 11, 20, 23A, 23B, 371A, and 7. You can also take train R and Light Rail T1. Florence Santa Maria Novella offers many amenities such as public restrooms, Wi-Fi, and food stalls to purchase refreshments.

Which train companies travel from Varenna to Florence?

Trenitalia was founded in the early 2000s and is one of the largest train companies in Italy. It supplies the entire market for domestic travel within Italy as well as international travel around Europe. Although there is only one train company available, there are still many options when it comes to choosing your train. You can choose based on the length of time for the journey, the places where you transfer, or the cost. There are many options within Trenitalia.

Trenitalia trains from Varenna to Florence

Trenitalia offers the best in terms of efficiency, comfort, and frequency of trains. It offers the most trains within a certain time period especially in Italy. Within Italy, it operates 95% of all active trains. There are about 2 to 3 trains per 1h when traveling from Varenna to Florence. This comes out to about 24 to 36 trains in a 12h period and no more than 50 trains per day. You have the option of choosing your train and sticking to your timeline for your journey instead of vice versa. There are no direct trains offered from Varenna to Florence so you are required to transfer at some point along the way. The average time it will take to travel from Varenna to Florence is 4h 30min.

Train Varenna to Florence: Services on Board

All trains from Varenna to Florence offer similar services on board. Trenitalia is the train company that you will be going with. They offer recliner seats that turn into sleepers if going for an overnight journey. Attached to the seat is also an outlet where you can charge your electronics. Furthermore, you will also be offered Wi-Fi for free onboard. With this, you can text your friends, watch movies, or just surf the web. With respect to luggage, you will be able to bring 2 pieces of large luggage on board and one carry-on. Your luggage may be stored in an area outside the seating area so it is likely you will not have access it to it during the journey. If this is the case, it is important to keep all the necessary belongings that you will need on the journey with you in your carry-on. You are also allowed to bring a pet on board this train on Trenitalia. Your furry friend must be certain dimensions and must also be kept in its pet carrier at all times. Finally, if you have a disability, you will be happy accommodated onboard all Trenitalia trains. Please contact the company beforehand so they can arrange for a representative to help you with any of your needs.

How to find cheap train tickets from Varenna to Florence?

To find the best price and the cheapest tickets from Varenna to Florence, you have to follow a set of criteria. First, you must plan to book your ticket early. This is because the later you book it, the higher the demand for the ticket as everyone is trying to book a ticket at the same time. So make sure you want to go on your journey from Varenna to Florence and book it immediately. Secondly, there are two types of tickets which are Economy and Base. As the name suggests, Economy is cheaper than Base but it does not provide one necessary need. The need to have the option for a refund. If you go with Economy, you cannot refund your ticket so be sure you want to leave then book your ticket. There are also types of classes which are Standard and Premium. If you book a Standard class, you will get all the basic necessities that you would in a Premium, as well, so choose wisely. Finally, if you take a train that has transfers, it is generally cheaper than those that are direct.

Travel Tips

Trains from Varenna to Florence
Travel by train to Florence easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Varenna to Florence.
How many miles is it from Varenna to Florence by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Varenna to Florence by train to be approximately 182 miles (293 km).
What is the Varenna to Florence train travel time?
The train time from Varenna to Florence is on average 8 h 52 min  for the 182 miles (293 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Varenna and Florence by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Varenna goes to Florence? What train station do I come into Florence from Varenna?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Varenna-esino   to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Where is the train station in Varenna? Where is the train station in Florence?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Varenna-esino, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Varenna.

The most popular arrival train station, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Florence.

What train providers offer a service to Florence from Varenna?
Take the Varenna to Florence train with Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Varenna and Florence as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Varenna and Florence?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Varenna to Florence. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Varenna to Florence? What time is the last train from Varenna to Florence?
The first Varenna to Florence train departs at 5: 35 AM   and the last train from Varenna to Florence leaves at 10: 35 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Varenna to Florence on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Firenze S.M.N.