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There are 7 ways to get from Bellagio to Florence by ferry, 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.

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Ferry, train  •  5h

  1. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
  2. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale Re8
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

32€ - 91€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Lecco to Milano - Lampugnano M1 20
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Florence N528

29€ - 37€

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Bus, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Bellagio Lido to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS C30
  2. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

45€ - 117€

Bus, train via Milan  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bellagio Lido to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS C30
  2. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

42€ - 97€

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Bellagio to Florence 369 km

45€ - 70€

Ferry to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Como
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Florence (FLR) MXP - FLR

69€ - 220€

Ferry, train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
  2. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Florence (FLR) LIN - FLR

113€ - 421€

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The cost-effective way to get from Bellagio to Florence is to bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Bellagio to Florence is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bellagio to Florence. However, there are services departing from Bellagio and arriving at Florence via Lecco and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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The distance between Bellagio and Florence is 291 km. The road distance is 369 km.

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The best way to get from Bellagio to Florence without a car is to ferry and train which takes 5h and costs 30€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Bellagio to Florence, including transfers.

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Bellagio to Florence bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Lecco station.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellagio to Florence is 369 km. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Bellagio to Florence.

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  • Distance: 291.1 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Bellagio, Lombardy, Italy and Florence, Italy?

You can take a bus from Bellagio to Florence via Lecco, Milano - Lampugnano M1, and Milan in around 8h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 900€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 370€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 900€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 750€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Trenord
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€
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 Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
23€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
21€ - 29€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Bellagio Lido to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Lecco to Milano - Lampugnano M1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
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 Milan to Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Florence Airport.

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