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There are 7 ways to get from Bury to Florence by taxi, plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Taxi to Leeds Bradford, fly to Florence  •  7h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Bury to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Florence (FLR) LBA - FLR

266€ - 603€

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Bus  •  36h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan, Milan 729
  4. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence

67€ - 103€

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Fly Manchester to Florence  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Florence (FLR) MAN - FLR

70€ - 150€

Fly Manchester to Bologna, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Bologna (BLQ) MAN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

76€ - 256€

Bus, bus and ferry, night train  •  39h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  3. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj

109€ - 154€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18h 21m

  1. Drive from Bury to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Florence

364€ - 476€

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 13m

  1. Drive from Bury to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Florence

287€ - 476€

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The cheapest way to get from Bury to Florence is to fly which costs £55 - £130 and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Bury to Florence is to fly and train which costs £65 - £220 and takes 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury to Florence. However, there are services departing from Bury Interchange and arriving at Florence, Florence via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 20m.

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The distance between Bury and Florence is 1472 km.

The best way to get from Bury to Florence without a car is to bus which takes 36h 20m and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Bury to Florence, including transfers.

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Bury to Florence bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Bury to Florence is to fly which takes 7h 25m and costs £55 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £90 and takes 36h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bury to Florence.
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  • Distance: 1472 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Bury, England and Florence, Italy?

KLM, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Bury to Florence 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury to Florence via Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, and Milan, Milan in around 36h 20m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Manchester to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 320€
Flights from Manchester to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Flights from Manchester to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Manchester to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
21€ - 150€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
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€
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€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€
Other operators
Taxi from Bury to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
Orbit Taxis
Phone
+44 1204 465 555
Website
orbit.taxi
Bradshawgate Taxis
Phone
+44 1204 861 010
Bolton Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7903 565 024
Town Taxis
Phone
+44 1706 750 750
Website
rochdaletowntaxi.co.uk
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1706 644 104
Central Newline
Phone
+44 1706 378 000
Website
centralnewline.co.uk
Oldham & Bardsley Cars
Phone
+44 161 633 2101
Chadderton Cars
Phone
+44 161 626 9696
Website
chaddertoncars.co.uk
Borough Taxis
Phone
+44 161 624 2448
Website
boroughtaxisoldham.com
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk
Z Cars
Phone
+44 1254 872 999
Max Cabs
Phone
+44 1254 555 555
Website
maxtaxis.co.uk
Arrow Taxis
Phone
+44 1254 872 777
Accrington Taxis
Phone
+44 1254 492 013
Website
accringtontaxis.co.uk

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