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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Florence by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Florence

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Florence (FLR)

Fly to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Fly to Pisa, bus

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Pisa (PSA)
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Florence

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Florence

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Florence

Shuttle, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Desenzano del Garda
  2. Take the train from Desenzano del Garda to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

Amsterdam to Florence by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Florence is around 14h 13m and covers a distance of around 1369 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. The fastest train normally takes 13h 56m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Amsterdam to Florence train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
13h
Layover time:
1h 13m
Total time:
14h 13m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
13h 56m
Train distance:
1369 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€306
Carbon emissions:
72 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:46
Last train departs at:
08:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Florence train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Florence is to bus which costs €65 - €80 and takes 21h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Florence is to fly which costs €60 - €210 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Florence. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Florence via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Florence. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Basel SBB, Lugano and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 57m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Florence is 1065 km. The road distance is 1379.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Florence without a car is to train which takes 14h 57m and costs €240 - €470.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Amsterdam to Florence, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Florence train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Florence is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs €60 - €210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €240 - €470 and takes 14h 57m, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €80 and takes 21h 45m.

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  • Distance: 1065 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Florence, Italy?

KLM, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Florence every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Florence via Basel SBB, Lugano, and Milano Centrale in around 14h 57m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Train operators
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 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
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
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 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
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 Desenzano del Garda to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
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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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 Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €190
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€80 - €120
1st Class
€130 - €190
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€160
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Starliner

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Amsterdam to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence station.

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Amsterdam to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Florence is 1380 km. It takes approximately 12h 49m to drive from Amsterdam to Florence.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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