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Taking the train from Florence to Naples

Travelling by train from Florence to Naples is the quickest way to reach your sunny destination, shaving around two hours from car journeys and ensuring you're fresh as a daisy on arrival. The average journey time by train between Florence and Naples is 3 hours and 45 minutes, with around 47 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner at the top of this page to search for a specific travel date.

Firenze Santa Maria Novella station is located in the centre of this bustling tourist town, and trains arrive into Napoli Centrale station, in the heart of the historic city centre just moments from the famous Duomo di San Gennaro. The fastest direct Frecciarossa and Italo trains only make brief stops in Rome cutting out all the unnecessary stress of driving or parking. Whether you're heading to explore the Amalfi Coast, Capri or Pompeii, rail journeys from Florence to Naples are definitely the quickest, easiest and most relaxing travel solution around! And let's not forget the most green mode of transport. You can feel smug knowing you've done your bit to reduce your carbon footprint.

If the home of pizza is calling your name, it's time to book your train from Florence to Naples. Cast your eyes down the page for journey times, FAQs, and money-saving tips to help you plan the perfect ride.

Florence to Naples by train

It takes an average of 9h 03m to travel from Florence to Naples by train, over a distance of around 254 miles (408 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Florence to Naples and tickets for this journey start from €10.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 04m
Price€10.90 - €218
Distance254 miles (408 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
Departure stationFlorence
Arrival stationNaples
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Florence to Naples train times

Check out the next trains departing from Florence to Naples for Tuesday 26th May 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
00:45 Firenze Rifredi13:40 Napoli CentraleRegionale 11701 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 55m, 2 changes
06:46 Firenze Campo di Marte14:40 Napoli CentraleRegionale 2305 Trenitalia Get tickets7h 54m, 1 change
11:59 Firenze Santa Maria Novella15:03 Napoli CentraleFrecciarossa 9311 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 04m, direct
13:22 Firenze Campo di Marte20:40 Napoli CentraleRegionale 2311 Trenitalia Get tickets7h 18m, 1 change
15:22 Firenze Campo di Marte22:44 Napoli CentraleRegionale 2313 Trenitalia Get tickets7h 22m, 2 changes
15:22 Firenze Campo di Marte22:52 Napoli CentraleRegionale 2313 Trenitalia Get tickets7h 30m, 1 change
18:33 Firenze Santa Maria Novella23:55 Napoli CentraleFrecciargento 8525 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 22m, 1 change
21:22 Firenze Campo di Marte08:12 Napoli CentraleRegionale 2319 Trenitalia Get tickets10h 50m, 1 change
21:28 Firenze Campo di Marte09:29 Napoli CentraleRegionale 23527 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 01m, 2 changes
00:45 Firenze Rifredi13:40 Napoli CentraleRegionale 11701 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 55m, 2 changes

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Florence to Naples

You can travel from Florence to Naples on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento 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.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

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.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Florence to Naples

Train tickets from Florence to Naples start at €10.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €71.74.
lowest price found
from10.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price55.35
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price62.90
on the day
avg. single price71.74

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 Florence to Naples 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Florence to Naples? 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 Florence to Naples take?

The average journey time by train between Florence and Naples is 9 hours and 3 minutes, with around 8 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 Florence and Naples by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Florence to Naples is 3 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Florence to Naples cost?

Train tickets from Florence to Naples can start from as little as €10.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Florence to Naples?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Florence to Naples without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Florence to Naples. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Florence to Naples leave?

The first train from Florence to Naples leaves at 00:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Florence to Naples leave?

The last train from Florence to Naples leaves at 21:36. 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 Florence and Naples by train?

Trains travelling from Florence to Naples cover a distance of around 254 miles (408 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Naples to Florence. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Florence to Naples.
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.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Florence to Naples for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/05/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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