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There are 5 ways to get from Briançon to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

€43 - €131

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Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Oulx to Turin 480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Florence N528 / ...

€37 - €47

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Oulx - Stazione Ferroviaria to Torino - Autostazione Corso Bolzano 286
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 9959 / ...

€40 - €94

Drive  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Briançon to Florence 521.2 km

€65 - €95

Train, fly  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Torino Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Florence (FLR) TRN - FLR

€92 - €178

Briançon to Florence by bus and train

The journey time between Briançon and Florence is around 9h 20m and covers a distance of around 550 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 20m. Operated by Zou! Hautes-Alpes and Trenitalia Frecce, the Briançon to Florence service departs from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 20m
Fastest journey time:
9h 20m
Journey distance:
550 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€43
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
09:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Briançon to Florence bus and train schedules

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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Florence is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Florence is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Briançon to Florence is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Briançon to Florence is to drive which costs €65 - €95 and takes 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Briançon to Florence. However, there are services departing from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON and arriving at Florence via Oulx and Turin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 20m.

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The distance between Briançon and Florence is 387 km. The road distance is 521.2 km.

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The best way to get from Briançon to Florence without a car is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs €40 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Briançon to Florence, including transfers.

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Briançon to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Oulx station.

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The best way to get from Briançon to Florence is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs €40 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Turin Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Briançon to Florence.
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  • Distance: 386.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Briançon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Florence, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Firenze S.M.N. 3 times a week. Tickets cost €35 - €120 and the journey takes 3h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Briançon to Florence via Oulx and Turin in around 10h 20m.

Airlines
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Turin to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1000
Flights from Turin to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €1000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Turin to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Turin to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Turin to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Turin to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Turin to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
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 Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €55
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€80 - €120
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 Torino Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €75
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 Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
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 Oulx to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Florence
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Briançon to Florence is 521 km. It takes approximately 5h 9m to drive from Briançon to Florence.

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Alitalia, KLM, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Turin Airport to Florence Airport.

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