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

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Fly to Florence  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Florence (FLR) SUF - FLR

149€ - 311€

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Bus, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Torre di Ruggiero to Lamezia Terme 262
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 8134-36

44€ - 125€

6 alternative options

Fly to Bologna, train  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Bologna (BLQ) SUF - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

126€ - 265€

Fly to Pisa, bus  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Pisa (PSA) SUF - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Vibo Valentia-Pizzo to Firenze S.M.N. Fa / ...

114€ - 248€

Bus via Lamezia Terme  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Torre di Ruggiero to Lamezia Terme 262
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme to Florence - Villa Costanza Reggio Calabria

51€ - 62€

Bus  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chiaravalle Centrale to Calenzano Chiaravalle C.le - SCHAFFHAUSEN / ...

71€ - 94€

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Cardinale to Florence 883.6 km

100€ - 160€

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The cheapest way to get from Cardinale to Florence is to bus via Lamezia Terme which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardinale to Florence is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 270€ and takes 3h 56m.

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It is 715 km from Cardinale to Florence. It is approximately 883.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Cardinale to Florence without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs 110€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Cardinale to Florence, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cardinale to Florence is to fly which takes 4h 16m and costs 140€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 250€ and takes 6h 46m, you could also bus via Lamezia Terme, which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 12h 36m.

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There is no direct flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardinale to Florence is 884 km. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from Cardinale to Florence.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Lamezia Terme Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 1848+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 714.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Cardinale, Calabria, Italy and Florence, Italy?

Alitalia, Edelweiss Air and five other airlines fly from Cardinale to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Vibo Valentia-Pizzo to Firenze S.M.N. twice daily. Tickets cost 55€ - 160€ and the journey takes 5h 58m. ItaloTreno also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 170€
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
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€
Train from Vibo Valentia-Pizzo to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 160€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
55€ - 80€
Base Standard
95€ - 130€
Base Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 21€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Pizzo to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
40€ - 60€
Smart Low Cost
40€ - 60€
Smart Flex
85€ - 120€
Train from Lamezia Terme to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
40€ - 60€
Smart Low Cost
40€ - 60€
Smart Flex
85€ - 120€
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€
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
Calanda Viaggi
Phone
0041 (0)81 284 62 32
Email
info@calandareisen.com
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Chiaravalle Centrale to Calenzano
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Calanda Viaggi

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The best way to get from Cardinale to Lamezia Terme Airport is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs 90€ - 110€.

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