There are 14 ways to get from Cheltenham to Florence by train, plane, car, car train, bus, night train, bus and ferry or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Bristol, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Pisa (PSA) BRS - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$125 - $341

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Bus  •  34 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Düsseldorf 080
  3. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Florence, Florence

$120 - $198

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Train, train to London City, fly to Florence  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Florence (FLR) LCY - FLR

$165 - $481

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Florence  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Florence (FLR) LGW - FLR

$167 - $551

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Pisa  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Pisa (PSA) LHR - PSA
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$165 - $493

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Bologna  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ) LHR - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$173 - $494

Train to Bristol, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Venice (VCE) BRS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$121 - $383

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Pisa  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Pisa (PSA) STN - PSA
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$132 - $402

Train  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$338 - $632

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Florence

$508 - $604

Bus, train  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$213 - $269

Bus, Thello, train  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$162 - $239

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
  4. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze

$163 - $306

Drive, carferry  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Florence

$264 - $392

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Florence. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Firenze via London Victoria, Lille and Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Florence. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Birmingham New Street, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 59 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Florence is 837 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Florence without a car is to train which takes 15 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Cheltenham to Florence, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Florence bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Florence train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Florence is to train which takes 15 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Cheltenham to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Florence.
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  • Distance: 837.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Florence via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 15 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Florence via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Düsseldorf, Florence, Florence, and Villa Costanza in around 34 h 31 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from London City to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Pisa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa via Hahn
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
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 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
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 Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Florence is 1 h ahead of Cheltenham. It is currently 3:34 PM in Cheltenham and 4:34 PM in Florence.

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

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easyJet, BMI Regional, Lufthansa and Ryanair offer flights from Bristol Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 5432+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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