The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Venice to Florence will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.
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Trains per day
Of the 50 train that leave Venice 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 205 km distance in an average of 3h 6m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 57m .
The slowest train will take 7h 58m 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 30 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£19|
|Trains depart from:||Venice|
|Trains arrive in:||Florence|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Regionale Veloce|
Taking trains from Venice to Florence is fast and convenient with high-speed Alta Velocita (AV) services operated by Trenitalia and Italo plying the route throughout the day. The first of the 22 daily trains from Venice to Florence is a Frecciargento which departs at 8:37 a.m., and the last is a Frecciarossa leaving at 7:25 p.m. Travel time is around two hours. Most services run direct with a few involving a change in Bologna.
Departure Station: Most trains to Florence leave from Venice's Santa Lucia Station (S. Lucia). It is located at the start of the Grand Canal just behind Ferrovia water bus landing and very near to the coach stop. Some services depart from Mestre on the mainland.
Arrival Station: Trains from Venice arrive at Santa Maria Novella (Firenze SMN/SM Novella) station. Centrally located on Piazza della Stazione, SMN is also the location of the hub for local and regional bus services which makes it very convenient for onward travel. A few services terminate at Firenze Rifredi on in Via dello Steccuto in the north of the city.
Trains from Venice to Florence can take from 1 hour and 53 minutes with the high-speed train or up to 3 hours and 5 minutes on the regular train.
The first direct train from Venice to Florence is at 05:37 a.m and the last direct train from Venice to Florence train leaves at 19:25 p.m.