How to travel from Naples to Florence

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from Naples to Florence

You can get from Naples to Florence by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Naples to Florence on Dec 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:55AMNaples6h05 03:00PMFlorence
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08:30AMNaples Centrale3h01 11:31AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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Travel Information to Florence from Naples

distanceDistance253 miles (408 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $149
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $59 (€55) • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 253 miles (408 km) between Naples and Florence. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Naples to Florence.

Travel from Naples to Florence: Journey Details

The journey from Naples to Florence can be made by train, bus or plane. The fastest journey is by high-speed train, taking around 2.5 hours. Two bus companies operate direct bus routes, with journey times of about 6.5 hours, a similar time to making the journey by plane. However, traveling in Italy by bus is more straightforward and considerably cheaper, as planes either fly Naples to Pisa, or to Florence, via Milan and Rome.

Return trips from Florence to Naples are also available.

How to get from Naples to Florence

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Naples to Florence, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Naples to Florence and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Naples to Florence

Buses from Naples to Florence take approximately 6.5 hours, with 10 departures a day, operated by Baltour and Megabus. Departures start at around 8:30 a.m., continuing until just before midnight. Buses depart from the Corso Arnoldo Lucci Metropark in Naples. Baltour buses terminate on Via Santa Catarina, while Megabus arrivals are on Piazzale Montelungo, both centrally located for city transport links of tram, bus and local train.

Trains from Naples to Florence

There are over 40 trains from Naples to Florence departing every day, which take just under 3 hours. Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains depart between the early hours of the morning and around 10:00 p.m., leaving from Naples Centrale Station, which has good transport links across the city. They arrive at Florence Santa Maria Novella Station linked to the city by its tram line and local buses.

Flights from Naples to Florence

There are no direct flights between the two cities. Alitalia offer the fastest route with flights from Naples Airport to Pisa Airport, with the onward journey made by train. This route takes approximately 6.5 hours. Flights from Naples to Florence Airport involve connections at Milan and Rome and take considerably longer.

Travel Tips: Travel from Naples to Florence

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Naples to Florence.

You can travel to Florence from Naples 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Florence from Naples is by taking a bus with an average price of $11 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Florence:

Taking a bus is usually $138 (€130) less than taking a flight to Florence, which costs on average $149 (€140) for the same trip.

A bus is $48 (€45) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Naples to Florence costing on average $59 (€55).

The fastest way to get to Florence from Naples is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Florence can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Florence by flight can take on average 4 h 25 min.

Florence is approximately 253 miles (408 km) away from Naples.

The average frequency per day from Naples to Florence is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 46 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Naples and Florence as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Naples to Florence:

  • Buses mostly depart from Napoli, Autostazione and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Flights mostly depart from Naples International Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Napoli Centrale and tend to arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Naples to Florence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Itabus for buses to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Itabus Naples to Florence tickets on Omio for $11 (€10).
  • ITA can take you to Florence by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for ITA from Naples to Florence for $149 (€140).
  • Intercity Notte can get you to Florence by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Intercity Notte from Naples to Florence for $59 (€55) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Naples to Florence with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Florence with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Itabus with 2 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 46 direct trains per day to take to Florence with Italo, Frecciarossa or Intercity.

Direct services to Florence tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers traveling from Naples to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Florence are Rome, Milan or Venice, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Naples to Florence, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $149 (€140) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $59 (€55) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Naples to Florence tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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