You can discover the home of the famous Annual Italian Carnival when you take the train from Florence to Viareggio. In less than 90 minutes you can go from exploring the classical splendour of the Duomo to relaxing on the golden sands of this beautiful seaside resort. Why drive when you can relax in the complete comfort of a modern train and enjoy the stunning scenery as it passes by? Plus, you don't even have to change - Trenitalia's regional train will take you from one city centre to the other in no time at all.
When you arrive at Viareggio you'll find that the station is within easy reach of all the city's top attractions. You can stroll to the lovely beach within just five minutes. Or head a little further afield to the Viareggio Carnival Citadel where you can find out more about the famous yearly event.
Prepare for the ideal train trip from Florence to Viareggio today by getting ticket prices and train times below.
|Journey time||From 1h 22m|
|Distance||50 miles (81 km)|
|Frequency||15 trains per day|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||Trenitalia|
Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Florence to Viareggio by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
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The average journey time by train between Florence and Viareggio is 1 hour and 32 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Florence to Viareggio is 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Train tickets from Florence to Viareggio can start from as little as $12.84 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Florence to Viareggio without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Florence to Viareggio each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Florence to Viareggio leaves at 10:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Florence to Viareggio leaves at 15:10. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Florence to Viareggio cover a distance of around 50 miles (81 km) during the journey.