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There are 9 ways to get from Antibes to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Antibes to Ventimiglia Ter
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale Ic
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re

€32 - €61

Cheapest option

Bus via Genoa  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Antibes to Genova Piazza della Vittoria Antibes - Reggio Calabria
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Florence - Villa Constanza Florence

€24 - €32

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Train via Genoa  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Antibes to Ventimiglia Ter
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Firenze Campo Marte Fb / ...

€37 - €147

Bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Florence N523

€26 - €30

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Antibes to Florence 448.1 km

€55 - €85

Fly to Florence  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Florence (FLR) NCE - FLR

€74 - €237

Fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bologna (BLQ) NCE - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

€64 - €189

Fly to Rome, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO
  2. Take the train from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Firenze Campo Marte

€48 - €230

Fly to Pisa, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Pisa (PSA) NCE - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Antibes to Florence by train

The train journey time between Antibes and Florence is around 15h 31m and covers a distance of around 434 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 26m. Operated by SNCF, Trenitalia Intercity and Trenitalia, the Antibes to Florence train service departs from Antibes and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 31m
Fastest train time:
14h 26m
Train distance:
434 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€32
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
20:05
Last train departs at:
21:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Antibes to Florence train schedules

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

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The social distance requirement in Florence is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Antibes to Florence is to bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Antibes to Florence is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antibes to Florence. However, there are services departing from Antibes - Pole d'Echanges - ANTIBES and arriving at Florence via Parc Phoenix - NICE and Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Antibes to Florence. However, there are services departing from Antibes and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Ventimiglia and Pisa Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Antibes and Florence is 333 km. The road distance is 448.1 km.

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The best way to get from Antibes to Florence without a car is to train which takes 7h 59m and costs €30 - €65.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Antibes to Florence, including transfers.

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Antibes to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice station.

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Antibes to Florence train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Antibes station.

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The best way to get from Antibes to Florence is to train which takes 7h 59m and costs €30 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 49m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €240 and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Antibes to Florence.
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  • Distance: 333.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 59m

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

You can take a train from Antibes to Florence via Ventimiglia and Pisa Centrale in around 7h 59m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nice to Florence 4 times a week. Tickets cost €22 - €27 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Flights from Nice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €450
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Flights from Nice to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Nice to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €480
Flights from Nice to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Nice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €470
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€170 - €450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €140
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €900
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Nantes
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Pisa via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Train operators
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 Antibes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
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 Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
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
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
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 Fiumicino Aeroporto to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Thello
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 Station 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
Bus operators
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 Nice to Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Antibes to Florence is 448 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Antibes to Florence.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Florence Airport.

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The best way to get from Antibes to Nice Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs €1 - €6.

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