There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Florence by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Florence  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Florence (FLR) EDI - FLR

$106 - $253

Cheapest option

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Pisa (PSA) EDI - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$71 - $210

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$83 - $249

Fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Venice (VCE) EDI - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$107 - $296

Train  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  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

$328 - $573

Train, bus  •  29 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$326 - $507

Bus  •  37 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze

$151 - $269

Train, nighttrain  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the nighttrain from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$283 - $538

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  21 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Florence

$465 - $607

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Florence

$320 - $474

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Florence is to fly and train which costs £50 - £170 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Florence is to fly which costs £80 - £200 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Florence is 1061 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Edinburgh to Florence, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Florence. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Firenze via London, Roissypole and Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Florence. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Florence, Italy?

British Airways, KLM and two other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Florence via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 17 h 40 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Bratislava
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Trenitalia
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
Trenitalia Frecce
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
$16 - $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 - $80
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 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
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
thello.com
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
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
Ferry operators

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