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

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Fly to Florence  •  5h 18m

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

83€ - 253€

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Bologna (BLQ) OTP - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

26€ - 312€

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Fly to Pisa, bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Pisa (PSA) OTP - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Bus, train via Verona  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Verona
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze S.M.N. Fa / ...

81€ - 143€

Train  •  29h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

149€ - 279€

Bus, train  •  30h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Faenza
  2. Take the train from Faenza to Firenze S.M.N. Re

85€ - 107€

Bus  •  34h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Firenze

60€ - 90€

Drive  •  17h 25m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Florence 1632.1 km

210€ - 320€

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

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Florence is to fly which costs $90 - $290 and takes 5h 18m.

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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 34h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Florence. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 34m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Florence is 1187 km. The road distance is 1632.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Florence without a car is to bus and train via Verona which takes 25h 30m and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m 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 station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Florence is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs $90 - $290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $320 and takes 29h 34m, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 34h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Florence.
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  • Distance: 1187.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

Blue Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Bucharest to Florence 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Florence via Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf, and Venezia Mestre in around 29h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 800€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 160€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
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
39 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station 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€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Faenza to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
18€ - 23€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
16€ - 18€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Verona
Ave. Duration
22h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Brianna Tour
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Firenze
Ave. Duration
34h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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

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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 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 1:25 PM in Bucharest and 12:25 PM in Florence.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Florence is 1632 km. It takes approximately 17h 25m to drive from Bucharest to Florence.

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Alitalia, Blue Air, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Bucharest to Florence bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 4321+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ 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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