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There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Florence by plane, train, car, car train or bus

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 Dusseldorf to Florence  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Florence (FLR) DUS - FLR

$77 - $341

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Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Florence, Florence N537

$74 - $120

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Florence  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Florence (FLR) FRA - FLR

$132 - $408

Fly Dusseldorf to Bologna, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$75 - $253

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Bologna, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Bologna (BLQ) CGN - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$84 - $323

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Florence  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Florence (FLR) AMS - FLR

$117 - $349

Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$213 - $384

Train, drive  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  4. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Florence

$200 - $414

Car train, train  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$91 - $179

Bus Eurolines FR  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Firenze

$145 - $240

Drive  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Florence 734.8 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Florence is to bus which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Florence is to fly which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Florence. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Firenze via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Florence. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Florence is 893 km. The road distance is 1175.7 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Florence without a car is to train which takes 11 h 36 min and costs 180€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Düsseldorf to Florence, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Düsseldorf to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Florence is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 65€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 340€ and takes 11 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Florence.
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  • Distance: 557.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Florence, Italy?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Düsseldorf to Florence via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
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 Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
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 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Firenze
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Florence is 1176 km. It takes approximately 11 h 6 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Florence.

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Eurowings, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Florence train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Florence bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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