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Taking the train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence in 43 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 1 hour 39 minutes to travel the 50 miles (81 km) from Bologna San Vitale to Florence by train, although you can get there in as little as 43 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 34 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with Trenitalia trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Bologna San Vitale to Florence start from £8.49 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Florence? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Bologna San Vitale to Florence by train

It takes an average of 1h 39m to travel from Bologna San Vitale to Florence by train, over a distance of around 50 miles (81 km). There are normally 34 trains per day travelling from Bologna San Vitale to Florence and tickets for this journey start from £8.49 when you book in advance.

First train

05:35

Last train

23:44

Departure station

Bologna San Vitale

Arrival station

Florence

Journey time

From 43m

Distance

50 miles (81 km)

Frequency

34 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £8.49

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia

Bologna San Vitale to Florence train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna San Vitale to Florence for Tuesday 27th February 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:46 09:04 1h 18m, 1 change
07:46 08:35 49m, 1 change
13:13 14:44 1h 31m, 1 change
13:46 15:04 1h 18m, 1 change
13:46 14:35 49m, 1 change
14:16 15:24 1h 8m, 1 change
14:16 15:04 48m, 1 change
14:43 16:15 1h 32m, 1 change
15:46 16:50 1h 4m, 1 change
15:46 16:35 49m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Bologna San Vitale to Florence

You can travel from Bologna San Vitale to Florence on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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.

Regional trains classes from Bologna San Vitale to Florence

Compare the different travel classes offered by Regional trains when travelling from Bologna San Vitale to Florence.

Onboard services on Regional trains

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Bologna San Vitale to Florence.

LuggageLuggageLuggage
  • You can take your bags on board Trenitalia's regional trains free of charge.
  • In most cases, there are no luggage size limits. You’ll need to make sure that your luggage is compatible with the space available on board.
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

At the moment, a restaurant service is not available on Trenitalia's regional trains. However, you can take your own food on board so pick up some snacks at the station before you set off.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Trenitalia's regional trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, you can make use of your internet data, as well as charge your devices thanks to the power sockets that are available at your seat.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children
  • Children under 4 can travel for free if they’re accompanied by an adult and a seat is not assigned to them.
  • Children aged 4-11 can get 50% off. Older children will need to have a full-price ticket.
ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes
  • You can take your bike, hoverboard, monowheel or e-scooter free of charge if it can be folded and doesn’t exceed these dimensions: 120 x 80 x 45cm.
  • If your bike can’t be folded, you’ll need to buy a bike ticket or another Second Class ticket.
PetPetPets
  • Small pets can travel on Trenitalia's regional trains free of charge if they’re placed in a carrier or cage with max dimensions of 70 x 30 x 50cm.
  • Bigger dogs are allowed on all trains if they have a ticket, they’re kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost.
WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you need to request special assistance, you can call the toll-free number 800 90 60 60 which can be reached from a landline in Italy, or the national number +3902323232 which can be reached from a landline or mobile, even from abroad (international calling charges may apply).

InfoInfoOther

Air-conditioning is available on Trenitalia's regional trains.

Cheap train tickets from Bologna San Vitale to Florence

The price of train tickets from Bologna San Vitale to Florence starts at £8.49 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Bologna San Vitale to Florence by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bologna San Vitale to Florence? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence take?

The average journey time by train between Bologna San Vitale and Florence is 1 hour and 39 minutes, with around 34 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Bologna San Vitale and Florence by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence is 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence cost?

Train ticket prices from Bologna San Vitale to Florence can start from as little as £8.49 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bologna San Vitale to Florence without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Bologna San Vitale to Florence each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence leave?

The first train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence leaves at 05:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence leave?

The last train from Bologna San Vitale to Florence leaves at 23:44. 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.

What's the distance between Bologna San Vitale and Florence by train?

Trains travelling from Bologna San Vitale to Florence cover a distance of around 50 miles (81 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Florence to Bologna San Vitale.

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