Edinburgh to Florence by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    21hr 29m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Florence by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Florence take around 21 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,700 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Florence.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Florence?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Florence usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Florence every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 10 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Florence?

The Edinburgh to Florence train travel time is normally about 21 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Florence train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Florence is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:26, and the last at 23:19.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Edinburgh to Florence train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Florence by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Florence?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Florence, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • EuroCity
  • Eurostar
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • Grand Central Railway
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Italo
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Nightjet
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • SFM 1
  • SFM 2
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • Thello

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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