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There are 4 ways to get from Abondance to Florence by train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

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Train to Geneva, fly to Bologna, train  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the train from Thonon Les Bains to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bologna (BLQ) GVA - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

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Drive  •  6h 29m

  1. Drive from Abondance to Florence 621.8 km

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
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International entry into Italy from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Bangladesh, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka

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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Florence is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Florence is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Florence is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Abondance to Florence is to drive which costs €75 - €120 and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Abondance to Florence is to train which costs €100 - €240 and takes 6h 14m.

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It is 451 km from Abondance to Florence. It is approximately 621.8 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Abondance to Florence, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abondance to Florence is 622 km. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Abondance to Florence.

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Luxair, Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Bologna Airport.

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  • Distance: 451.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Abondance, France and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Abondance to Florence via Montreux and Milano Centrale in around 6h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€24 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Geneve
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €20
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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