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

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  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Florence (FLR) BOD - FLR

$93 - $355

Cheapest option

Fly to Venice, train  •  7h 22m

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

$69 - $288

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  5h 50m

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

$79 - $367

Fly to Pisa, train  •  5h 44m

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

$88 - $346

Fly to Rome, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Rome (FCO) BOD - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$108 - $369

Train  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$288 - $343

Bus FlixBus  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nice, Nice N718
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence N758

$74 - $121

Bus Eurolines FR  •  30h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Firenze

$140 - $200

Drive  •  11h 43m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Florence 769.5 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Florence is to bus which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Florence is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 5h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux and arriving at Firenze. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 30h 15m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Florence is 948 km. The road distance is 1231.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Florence without a car is to train which takes 12h 54m and costs 250€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Bordeaux to Florence, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bordeaux station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Florence is to fly which takes 6h 46m and costs 80€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250€ - 300€ and takes 12h 54m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from Bordeaux Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Bordeaux to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze station.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Florence.
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  • Distance: 592.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

Air France, Swiss and eight other airlines fly from Bordeaux to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bordeaux to Florence via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12h 54m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Flights from Bordeaux to Bologna via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Florence is 1231 km. It takes approximately 11h 43m to drive from Bordeaux to Florence.

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Hop!, Alitalia, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 6130+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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