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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$124 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence N524 / ...

$39 - $65

7 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour

$49 - $63

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Florence 407.8 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Basel to Florence  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Florence (FLR) BSL - FLR

$104 - $441

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$112 - $434

Fly Basel to Pisa, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pisa (PSA) BSL - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$54 - $368

Fly Basel to Bologna, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Bologna (BLQ) BSL - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$116 - $417

Fly Basel to Venice, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$80 - $409

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Florence is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 440 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Basel and Florence is 508 km. The road distance is 652.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Basel to Florence, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Florence. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Florence, Florence via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Florence. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Basel to Florence via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Florence via Zurich in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Basel to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Basel to Florence via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $430
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,000
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $6,000
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Milan Lampugnano Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Firenze
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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