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Take the train from Padova to Florence

Imagine this - not having to worry about checking in at the airport two hours before you board the plane or panicking that you've left a liquid in your hand luggage. Well, you don't just have to imagine because it's absolutely possible! Book yourself a train from Padova to Florence and sit back, relax and enjoy your journey. As the train flies through the picturesque Italian landscapes at speeds of up to 300 km/h (190 mph), you get the golden opportunity to savour the beauty of the Italian countryside.

The train route from Padova to Florence is popular with locals and tourists alike. There are over 20 direct high-speed trains that take less than two hours to arrive into Florence. What's more, Frecciarossa and Frecciargento high-speed trains feature comfortable seats with ample legroom, free WiFi, power outlets to plug in your electronic devices, bathrooms in every carriage, air-conditioning as well as restaurant and bar services.

When you arrive in Florence, make your way to the Uffizi Gallery to gaze at the beautiful Renaissance Art masterpieces. Afterwards, you can visit the Ponte Vecchio river bridge that is lined with souvenir and jewellery shops. Still not convinced? Keep reading this page to get more information about train times, tickets and FAQs.

Padova to Florence by train

It takes an average of 2h 03m to travel from Padova to Florence by train, over a distance of around 118 miles (190 km). There are normally 17 trains per day travelling from Padova to Florence and tickets for this journey start from €9.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 43m
Price€9.90 - €97.90
Distance118 miles (190 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
Departure stationPadova
Arrival stationFlorence
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus, Italo

Padova to Florence train times

Check out the next trains departing from Padova to Florence for Saturday 19th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
00:35 Padova06:16 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaInterCityNight 771 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 41m, 1 change
04:18 Padova06:53 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaEuroNight 1237 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 35m, direct
05:56 Padova07:39 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaFrecciarossa 9401 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 43m, direct
06:56 Padova08:39 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaFrecciarossa 9403 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 43m, direct
07:56 Padova09:39 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaFrecciarossa 9405 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 43m, direct
08:56 Padova10:39 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaFrecciarossa 9409 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 43m, direct
09:56 Padova11:39 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaFrecciargento 9411 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 43m, direct
10:56 Padova12:39 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaFrecciarossa 9413 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 43m, direct
11:09 Padova14:04 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaRegionale 2231 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 55m, 1 change
12:56 Padova14:39 Firenze Santa Maria NovellaFrecciargento 8419 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 43m, direct

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

You can travel from Padova to Florence 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 Padova to Florence

Train tickets from Padova to Florence start at €9.90 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 €34.44.
lowest price found
from9.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price34.74
on the day
avg. single price34.44

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 Padova 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 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 Padova 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 Padova to Florence take?

The average journey time by train between Padova and Florence is 2 hours and 3 minutes, with around 17 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 Padova and Florence by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Padova to Florence is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Padova to Florence cost?

Train tickets from Padova to Florence can start from as little as €9.90 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 Padova to Florence?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Padova to Florence without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Padova to Florence. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Padova to Florence leaves at 00:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Padova to Florence leaves at 20:09. 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 Padova and Florence by train?

Trains travelling from Padova to Florence cover a distance of around 118 miles (190 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Florence to Padova. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Padova to Florence.
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 Padova to Florence for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/09/2020. 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 14/09/2020 for travel on 22/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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