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Train Information from Paris to Florence

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa, Thello, SNCF | TGV or Trenitalia

Trains from Paris to Florence cover the 549 miles (886 km) long journey with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Thello, SNCF | TGV or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 549 miles (886 km) long route between Paris and Florence with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train between Paris and Florence in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Paris to Florence journey, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Paris 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 Paris to Florence

There are overnight trains from Paris to Florence five days a week. Whilst there are no direct services available, passengers can comfortably travel through the night. Each journey requires a change at Milan Centrale in the early morning for either the high-speed Frecciarossa train or the slower Intercity service to Florence.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Florence?

Trenitalia runs all services from Paris to Florence, requiring a change at Milan Centrale. From there on some days, passengers will have a choice of services. Trenitalia's high-speed Frecciarossa train provides the fastest option, while Intercity services are substantially slower.

How long is the train from Paris to Florence?

The fastest journeys between Paris and Florence take just under 13 hours, using the high-speed train from Milan Centrale where all services require a change. Slower services, using the Intercity train from Milan Centrale, take just under 15 hours. Journey times can also be affected by the wait times at Milan Centrale which can range from 15 to 40 minutes.

How many trains are there from Paris to Florence?

There are rail services between these two cities on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Trains leave Paris in the early evening and arrive in Florence in the early or mid-morning the following day. Note that no services are available on Fridays and Sundays.

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

Departure train station: Paris-Gare du Lyon station, one of Europe's busiest stations, is the departure point for all of these services. This large station is conveniently located in the centre of Paris. Gare du Lyon has numerous facilities available to passengers including shops, cafes, food outlets, left luggage facilities, a currency exchange, cash points and toilets. The station is directly linked to both the Paris Metro system the suburban RER rail service and there are bus stops outside.

Arrival train station: Florence Santa Maria Novella station in the centre of Florence is where all high-speed services between these two cities arrive. This historic, busy station has bus and tram stops just outside. Among the station facilities offered are toilets, cash points, a currency exchange, shops and cafes. Left luggage facilities are also available. Slower services arrive at the much smaller Florence Refredi station in the north-west of the city. Bus services are available to central Florence.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Paris and Florence?

Travel by train between Paris, France and Florence, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Florence from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Florence closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Florence, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Florence to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Italy?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Florence?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 19/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Florence to Paris train here.

What is the distance from Paris to Florence by train?
The Paris to Florence train distance is approximately 549 miles (886 km).
Which train station from Paris to Florence do I depart from? Which Florence train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Florence, you can end your trip in train stations like Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Firenze Santa Maria Novella   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Paris train station to Florence? Where is the Florence train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris. 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 centre.

What train providers go from Paris to Florence?
When taking a train from Paris to Florence, you can count on Frecciarossa, Thello, SNCF | TGV or Trenitalia for the best way to get you to Florence. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Paris and Florence and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Florence from Paris?
The average number of trains departing Paris for Florence is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Florence
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.