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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly to Florence  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Florence (FLR) BER - FLR

€83 - €258

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna, train  •  3h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bologna (BLQ) BER - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

€34 - €211

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Fly to Pisa, bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Pisa (PSA) BER - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Train  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

€149 - €361

Night bus, bus  •  22h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin Airport BER to Prague N70
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza RegioJet

€49 - €72

Bus  •  24h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Szczecin Train Station Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen - Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Florence

€72 - €92

Train, night train  •  20h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj

€218 - €351

Drive  •  10h 45m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence 1235.1 km

€150 - €220

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Florence is around 18h 42m and covers a distance of around 1304 km. The fastest train normally takes 13h 46m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically 27 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18h 42m
Fastest train time:
13h 46m
Trains per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€151
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:37
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence is to night bus and bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 22h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence is to fly and train which costs €30 - €220 and takes 3h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Florence via Berlin Schönefeld Airport and Szczecin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Berlin Suedkreuz, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 22m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Florence is 969 km. The road distance is 1235.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence without a car is to train which takes 14h 22m and costs €140 - €370.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence bus services, operated by Follow me! Interglobus, depart from Berlin Schönefeld Airport station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence is to fly which takes 3h 54m and costs €80 - €260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €140 - €370 and takes 14h 22m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €95 and takes 24h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence.
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  • Distance: 969.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Florence, Italy?

Swiss, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence via Berlin Suedkreuz, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 14h 22m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €1400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €1700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €1600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €1800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pisa via Billund
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pisa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €1300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €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 Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€16 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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 Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Night bus from Berlin Airport BER to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
RegioJet
Follow me! Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Szczecin Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19
Website
Follow me! Interglobus
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Florence
Ave. Duration
20h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Florence station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence is 1235 km. It takes approximately 10h 45m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Florence.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Florence Airport.

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