Thinking about taking the train from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella? We’ve got you covered.
It usually takes around 9 hours 21 minutes to travel the 281 miles (452 km) from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella by train, although you can get there in as little as 6 hours 31 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 22 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel with Trenitalia trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.
Train tickets from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella start from £43.69 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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella? 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.
It takes an average of 9h 21m to travel from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella by train, over a distance of around 281 miles (452 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella and tickets for this journey start from £43.69 when you book in advance.
Firenze Santa Maria Novella
From 6h 31m
281 miles (452 km)
22 trains per day
|Train and bus operators|
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.
From spacious armchairs to at-seat power sockets and reading lights, you’ve got everything you need to enjoy your journey in EuroCity's Second Class.
In addition to all the services available in Second Class, you’ll get to enjoy extra-wide and comfier seats, more legroom, and an at-seat catering service in EuroCity’s First Class:
Free WiFi is available on Eurocity Giruno trains.
Children under 4 can travel for free if they're accompanied by an adult and don't occupy a seat.
Not all Eurocity trains allow you to take your bike on board – you’ll need to check in advance if you can travel with your bike. If that’s the case, you’ll need to buy a ticket and book your bike space before departure at the ticket office.
Guide and assistance dogs can travel for free and don't need a ticket.
All of Trenitalia’s Eurocity trains offer dedicated spaces to passengers with disabilities.
A quiet area (or Area Silenzio) is available on all Eurocity Giruno trains.
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 Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 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 Zurich Hb and Firenze Santa Maria Novella is 9 hours and 21 minutes, with around 22 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 Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella is 6 hours and 31 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella can start from as little as £43.69 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 Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella. Travelling from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella leaves at 23:05. 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 Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella cover a distance of around 281 miles (452 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Zurich Hb. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Zurich Hb to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.