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There are 10 ways to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Florence  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Florence (FLR) CFE - FLR

$93 - $445

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Bus via Turin, Torino  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Turin, Torino 726
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Florence, Florence 501 / ...

$50 - $84

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Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Bologna, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Bologna (BLQ) CFE - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$126 - $457

Train to Lyon, fly to Florence  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Florence (FLR) LYS - FLR

$127 - $439

Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Pisa, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Pisa (PSA) CFE - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$98 - $456

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$130 - $421

Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$146 - $204

Train  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$166 - $221

Bus Eurolines FR  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 776 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Firenze

$81 - $155

Drive  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence 551.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence is to fly which costs 80€ - 390€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence. However, there are services departing from Clermont-Ferrand and arriving at Florence, Florence via Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence. However, there are services departing from Clermont-Ferrand and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Lyon Part Dieu, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Clermont-Ferrand and Florence is 681 km. The road distance is 882.7 km.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence without a car is to train which takes 11 h 50 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence, including transfers.

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Clermont-Ferrand to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Clermont-Ferrand to Florence train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Clermont-Ferrand station.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs 80€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 11 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence.
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  • Distance: 425.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Clermont-Ferrand, France and Florence, Italy?

Air France, KLM and two other airlines fly from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Lyon Part Dieu, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bologna via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Pisa via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Pisa via Paris Orly, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Pisa via Paris Orly, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bologna via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Pisa via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
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 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
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
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 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
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Firenze
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Clermont-Ferrand to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence, Florence station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Clermont-Ferrand to Florence is 883 km. It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Florence.

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KLM, Vueling Airlines and Air France offer flights from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Clermont-Ferrand to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 5442+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Clermont-Ferrand Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs 2€.

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