There are 7 ways to get from Como to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$33 - $79

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milano to Florence, Florence 527

$22 - $43

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Bus Lirosi Linee  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Firenze

$23 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Como to Florence 220.4 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Florence (FLR) LIN - FLR

$126 - $423

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Florence (FLR) MXP - FLR

$122 - $331

Fly from Lugano  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Florence (FLR) LUG - FLR

$116 - $500

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como and arriving at Firenze. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Florence. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Como and Florence is 283 km. The road distance is 352.6 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Florence without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Como to Florence, including transfers.

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Como to Florence bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Como station.

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Como to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Florence is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Como to Florence bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Firenze station.

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Map of how to get from Como to Florence.
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  • Distance: 176.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Como to Florence via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Como to Florence 3 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Cagliari, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $3,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lugano to Florence via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Train operators
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 Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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 Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Como to Firenze
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
lirosilinee.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milano to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Florence is 353 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Como to Florence.

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KLM, Iberia, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Florence Airport.

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