Travelling by train from Nice Ville station to Florence is certainly a scenic journey, so make sure you enjoy the view. Although there are no direct trains, the fastest option takes just under 7h when travelling via Thello and Italia high-speed trains, making one change in Milan. You could also decide to take the slower sleeper services that operate overnight. Make the most of your travel time with large comfortable seats and food and drink options in the onboard food carriage.
Once you arrive in Florence station, you're just steps away from some of the top sights in the city. A few minutes’ walk and you’ll arrive at the Basilica Santa Maria Novella and minutes later you’ll be marvelling at the iconic Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Reaching the city by train certainly puts you in the centre of the action.
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It takes an average of 8h 16m to travel from Nice Ville to Florence by train, over a distance of around 199 miles (321 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Nice Ville to Florence and tickets for this journey start from £38.77 when you book in advance.
From 6h 39m
199 miles (321 km)
16 trains per day
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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 Nice Ville to Florence 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 Nice Ville and Florence is 8 hours and 16 minutes, with around 16 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 Nice Ville to Florence is 6 hours and 39 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Nice Ville to Florence can start from as little as £38.77 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 Nice Ville to Florence. Travelling from Nice Ville to Florence by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Nice Ville to Florence leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Nice Ville to Florence leaves at 21:25. 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 Nice Ville to Florence cover a distance of around 199 miles (321 km) during the journey.