How to get to Florence Santa Maria Novella Train Station

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Florence Santa Maria Novella station information & facilities

Distance from Florence Santa Maria Novella to city center
Distance from Florence Santa Maria Novella to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Florence Peretola Airport
5 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 24 minutes via light-rail (T2).
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free WiFi (30 minutes limit).
ATM
ATM
Located in the basement in the shopping center next to the Feltrinelli bookshop and between Celio and Mango shops.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by KiPoint and located on the ground floor, on the side of Piazza Adua. Open daily from 06: 00 to 23: 00.
Dining
Dining
12oz Coffee Joint | Casa Maioli | Don Nino | Fratelli Cuore | McDonald´s | Panella | Segafredo Zanetti | Spizzico | Venchi | & many more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Sixt
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside and outside the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Elevators, escalators, step-free access. Mobility assistance is available with the Sala Blu, located next to Platform 1.
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Travel from Florence city Centre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station

Florence is a city in the region of Tuscany in Italy, famous for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture as well as its iconic monuments. Some of its most famous sites include the Piazza del Duomo square, the Ponte Vecchio medieval stone bridge and the renowned statue of David by Michelangelo. On a train to Florence, you will arrive at the main train station, Firenze Santa Maria Novella. This train station in Florence is one of the busiest railway stations in Italy and used by about 59 million people a year. It located northwest of the heart of Florence and is within walking distance of Piazza del Duomo.

If you wish to travel from the Florence city centre to Florence train station, you can walk, drive or take a public bus. There are various buses that stop near Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station, including routes 6, 11, 14 and 23.

How far is it from Florence city Centre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station?

If we’re considering the Piazza del Duomo and its surroundings as the historic centre ofFlorence, Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station is about 0.6 miles (1 km) away. The most convenient way to get to the train station from the city centre is by walking. Starting from Piazza del Duomo, head west on Via de Cerretani in the northwest corner of the square. Continue until the street gradually turns right and becomes Via Panzani. Follow Via Panzani for a couple of blocks until you arrive at Piazza della Stazione. This walk takes about 10min.

If you prefer not to walk to the station, have a lot of luggage or are running short on time, you can find a bus stop two blocks away from Piazza del Duomo. Head west from Piazza del Duomo past Piazza di San Giovanni and you will find the 6 and 11 bus stop on Via Vecchietti. For more information you can check Omio The Window Seat.

What is the best way to get to Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station from Florence city centre?

The best way to get from the city centre to the Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station is probably on foot. Depending on where you are in the city centre, the route is most likely walkable. Locate the Piazza del Duomo, which is the most recognisable landmark in Florence. Head to the west end of the square where it turns into Piazza de San Giovanni. Take the street in the northwest corner of the square, Via Cerretani, and start walking.

The road will gradually veer to the right and turn into Via Panzani as you pass Hotel Cerretani on your right. Continue on Via Panzani for three blocks until the street opens up to the Piazza della Stazione (Station Square) and the station is at the far end. From Piazza del Duomo, it is around 0.6 miles (1 km) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella and you can get there in around 10min.

Where is the airport in Florence and how to get there?

The Florence Airport is about 4.5 miles (7 km) from Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station. It takes around 20min to get to the train station by car, however, public transport is also available. The T2 tram is the best option to travel directly between Florence Airport and the main train station. The stop is just outside the airport terminal and arrives at Piazza della Stazione in around 23min.

How accessible is Florence train station from Florence city Centre for those with limited mobility?

The RFI Trenitalia Italian railway is constantly and progressively implementing measures to create a barrier-free experience for passengers with reduced mobility. Santa Maria Novella train station offers a range of services for passengers who need assistance, including getting off and on trains as well as navigating through the station. Passengers may need to request assistance prior to arriving at the station.

Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station is equipped with wheelchair accessible elevators to help passengers get around the station and the platforms are not elevated, allowing step-free access onboard. The station is at street-level on the east entrance next to the station parking lot. Most Trenitalia trains are wheelchair accessible and have accessible seating, however you can check with the railway company beforehand with regards to specific routes.

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