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There are 8 ways to get from Bucharest to Florence by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Florence  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Florence (FLR) OTP - FLR

$77 - $255

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 16 min

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

$38 - $167

6 alternative options

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Pisa (PSA) OTP - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$72 - $236

Bus Tabita Tour, train  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Venice
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$103 - $137

Bus Brianna Tour, train  •  29 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Faenza
  2. Take the train from Faenza to Firenze S.Maria Novella Reg / ...

$96 - $121

Train  •  31 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  5. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$174 - $304

Bus  •  34 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Firenze

$70 - $100

Drive  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Florence 1019.7 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Florence is to bus which costs $70 - $100 and takes 34 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Florence is to fly which costs $75 - $260 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Firenze. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 34 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Florence. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 14 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Florence is 1187 km. The road distance is 1631.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Florence without a car is to bus and train which takes 23 h 35 min and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Bucharest to Florence, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Florence bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Florence train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Florence is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $75 - $260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $310 and takes 31 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 34 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Florence.
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  • Distance: 741.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Florence, Italy?

Blue Air, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Bucharest to Florence 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Florence via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf, and Venezia Mestre in around 31 h 14 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Train operators
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
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Faenza to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $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 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Wien HBF to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Venice
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Brianna Tour
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Venice
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Faenza
Ave. Duration
27 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Firenze
Ave. Duration
34 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Bucharest to Florence bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Firenze station.

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Florence is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 7:06 PM in Bucharest and 6:06 PM in Florence.

Bucharest to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Florence is 1632 km. It takes approximately 17 h 28 min to drive from Bucharest to Florence.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Tarom and three other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5984+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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