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The city of Florence (Firenze in Italian) is often promoted as the most beautiful city in the most beautiful region of Italy. Experts on Tuscany all have their own preferred Tuscan hideaway, but Florence is the city which pulls the biggest crowds. Florence is busy all year round and high demand inevitably means high prices. Florence is expensive. But the city which kick-started the Renaissance certainly deserves a place on any Italian itinerary.

The main railway station is Florence Santa Maria Novella – locally called Firenze SMN. This city centre railway terminus is a showpiece example of Italian modernist architecture dating from 1934. A small number of long-distance trains through Florence do not serve Firenze SMN, but stop instead at Florence Campo di Marte or Florence Rifredi.

Florence lies on the main high-speed axis from Milan to Rome. It is the departure point for direct Trenitalia and Italo trains to Bologna, Milan and Turin (all to the north). Southbound trains on this route speed at least hourly to Rome with many trains continuing to Naples. Florence has direct night trains to Munich, Vienna and the far south of Italy. The city also is the hub of a dense network of local services with trains leaving regularly for Pisa, Lucca, Siena and Poggibonsi (for San Gimignano). Each of these four Tuscan delights makes an excellent day trip from Florence. The train journey from Florence to each of them takes just 60 to 90 minutes.

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Barcelona to Florence by train

from £132.80

Avg 3 changes 18hr 39m

Viareggio to Florence by train

from £8.60

Avg 0 changes 1hr 32m

Paris to Florence by train

from £34.40

Avg 1 change 8hr 34m

Paris to Florence by train

from £34.40

Avg 1 change 8hr 34m

London to Florence by train

from £78.30

Avg 2 changes 12hr 45m

London to Florence by train

from £78.30

Avg 2 changes 12hr 45m

Bologna to Florence by train

from £8.40

Avg 0 changes 34m

Nice to Florence by train

from £22.30

Avg 1 change 6hr 51m

Milan to Florence by train

from £21.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 39m

Rimini to Florence by train

from £32.00

Avg 1 change 1hr 58m

Zurich to Florence by train

from £108.00

Avg 1 change 5hr 50m

Turin to Florence by train

from £11.50

Avg 0 changes 2hr 37m

Montecatini Terme to Florence by train

from £4.90

Avg 0 changes 51m

Dijon to Florence by train

from £82.40

Avg 1 change 8hr 58m

Peschiera del Garda to Florence by train

from £68.20

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Vernazza to Florence by train

from £11.00

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Stresa to Florence by train

from £43.30

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Pompei to Florence by train

from £51.00

Avg 1 change 3hr 52m

Rome to Florence by train

from £8.80

Avg 0 changes 1hr 21m

Civitavecchia to Florence by train

from £41.70

Avg 1 change 2hr 31m

Riomaggiore to Florence by train

from £13.00

Avg 1 change 2hr 6m

Parma to Florence by train

from £19.90

Avg 0 changes 1hr 32m

Lille to Florence by train

from £90.50

Avg 2 changes 12hr 32m

Lyon to Florence by train

from £34.40

Avg 1 change 7hr 25m

Pietrasanta to Florence by train

from £9.60

Avg 0 changes 1hr 43m

La Spezia to Florence by train

from £8.80

Avg 0 changes 2hr 26m

Figline Valdarno to Florence by train

from £4.90

Avg 0 changes 13m

Montevarchi to Florence by train

from £5.50

Avg 0 changes 24m

Perugia to Florence by train

from £8.80

Avg 0 changes 1hr 31m

Pisa to Florence by train

from £7.40

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Livorno to Florence by train

from £8.60

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Como to Florence by train

from £79.90

Avg 1 change 2hr 32m

Modena to Florence by train

from £24.10

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Poggibonsi to Florence by train

from £6.70

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Trieste to Florence by train

from £23.20

Avg 0 changes 3hr 38m

Empoli to Florence by train

from £3.90

Avg 0 changes 25m

Manarola to Florence by train

from £13.00

Avg 1 change 2hr 9m

Rapallo to Florence by train

from £32.70

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Salerno to Florence by train

from £26.60

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Chiusi to Florence by train

from £12.10

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Trento to Florence by train

from £25.20

Avg 0 changes 2hr 38m

Cortona to Florence by train

from £9.50

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Basel to Florence by train

from £34.40

Avg 1 change 6hr 28m

Ventimiglia to Florence by train

from £21.20

Avg 2 changes 6hr 4m

Assisi to Florence by train

from £17.70

Avg 0 changes 1hr 58m

Sarzana to Florence by train

from £11.40

Avg 0 changes 2hr 6m

Lucca to Florence by train

from £6.70

Avg 0 changes 1hr 18m

Ciampino to Florence by train

from £37.00

Avg 1 change 1hr 56m

Fiumicino to Florence by train

from £26.70

Avg 0 changes 2hr 14m

Naples to Florence by train

from £12.00

Avg 0 changes 2hr 31m

Levanto to Florence by train

from £14.00

Avg 1 change 2hr 26m

Monterosso Almo to Florence by train

from £12.50

Avg 1 change 2hr 21m

Orvieto to Florence by train

from £11.50

Avg 0 changes 1hr 48m

Siena to Florence by train

from £8.10

Avg 0 changes 1hr 9m

Ancona to Florence by train

from £22.10

Avg 1 change 2hr 49m

Pistoia to Florence by train

from £3.90

Avg 0 changes 27m

Montpellier to Florence by train

from £64.80

Avg 2 changes 10hr 19m

Bari to Florence by train

from £90.90

Avg 1 change 6hr 8m

Geneva to Florence by train

from £43.90

Avg 1 change 6hr 20m

Padua to Florence by train

from £14.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 37m

Ferrara to Florence by train

from £8.80

Avg 0 changes 1hr 5m

Verona to Florence by train

from £9.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 27m

Venice to Florence by train

from £8.80

Avg 0 changes 1hr 53m

Marseille to Florence by train

from £65.90

Avg 2 changes 9hr 59m

Genoa to Florence by train

from £8.90

Avg 1 change 2hr 49m

Arezzo to Florence by train

from £7.50

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Cannes to Florence by train

from £31.20

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