Duration 7h 34m
Distance 659.5 km
Average price SFr 145
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Florence and Bern takes 7h 34m and the fastest train takes 5h 29m. The train service runs several times per day from Florence to Bern. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  2. Milano Centrale
  3. Bern
5h 59m
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SFr 73 - SFr 233

Florence to Bern train times

Trains run three times a day between Florence and Bern. The earliest departure is at 08:55 in the morning, and the last departure from Florence is at 22:55 which arrives into Bern at 10:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Bern. However, there are services departing from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arriving at Bern via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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The distance between Florence and Bern is 461 km. The road distance is 659.5 km.

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Florence to Bern train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella station.

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Florence to Bern train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Bern station.

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