Less than 100 miles separate the Tuscan city of Florence from the gorgeous coastal paradise of Monterosso al Mare, commonly known simply as Monterosso to locals and tourists. Trenitalia trains will take you in comfort and style from Florence to Monterosso in just over two hours.
You'll arrive in the heart of the city, mere minutes from the beach and the beautiful waterfront walks of the local area, ready to set off and explore the neighboring Cinque Terre villages or simply put your feet up at a local café and enjoy the views of Monterosso.
Need more information? Keep scrolling down and learn more about train times, ticket prices and FAQs for the train route from Florence to Monterosso.
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 Monterosso 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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Florence and Monterosso is 3 hours and 35 minutes, with around 33 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 Monterosso is 2 hours and 25 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Florence to Monterosso can start from as little as €12.70 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Florence to Monterosso. Travelling from Florence to Monterosso by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Florence to Monterosso leaves at 00:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Florence to Monterosso leaves at 21:28. 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 Monterosso cover a distance of around 84 miles (135 km) during the journey.