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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 13 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 58 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 €8.85 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 13m to travel from Bologna San Vitale to Florence by train, over a distance of around 50 miles (81 km). There are normally 58 trains per day travelling from Bologna San Vitale to Florence and tickets for this journey start from €8.85 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 43m
PriceFrom €8.85
Distance50 miles (81 km)
Frequency58 trains per day
First train05:35
Last train23:44
Departure stationBologna San Vitale
Arrival stationFlorence
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Bologna San Vitale to Florence train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna San Vitale to Florence for Tuesday 7th June 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:34 11:20 46m, 1 change
10:46 12:04 1h 18m, 1 change
10:46 11:35 49m, 1 change
11:13 12:44 1h 31m, 1 change
11:34 12:20 46m, 1 change
11:46 13:04 1h 18m, 1 change
11:46 12:35 49m, 1 change
12:46 13:35 49m, 1 change
13:04 14:04 1h 0m, 1 change
13:13 14:44 1h 31m, 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.

Cheap train tickets from Bologna San Vitale to Florence

The price of train tickets from Bologna San Vitale to Florence starts at €8.85 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 13 minutes, with around 58 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 €8.85 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 5 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.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bologna San Vitale to Florence for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/07/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/16/2022 for travel on 05/16/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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