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Train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Escholzmatt to Bern Re
  2. Take the train from Bern to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

€106 - €236

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Bus  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milan 506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Florence N528 / ...

€27 - €44

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Night bus, bus  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from Marbach LU, Post to Luzern, Kantonalbank N5
  2. Take the bus from Brunnen Main Train Station to Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station Singen Hohentwielstadion - Serra San Bruno Eni / ...

Drive  •  6h 10m

  1. Drive from Ey to Florence 588 km

€70 - €110

Train, fly to Florence  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Escholzmatt to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

€103 - €233

Train, fly to Bologna  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from Escholzmatt to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bologna (BLQ) ZRH - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

€149 - €275

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Escholzmatt to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  4. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

€133 - €331

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  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Florence is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Ey to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 29 - SFr 50 and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Ey to Florence is to drive which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ey to Florence. However, there are services departing from Marbach LU, Ey and arriving at Florence via Escholzmatt, Bahnhof, Luzern and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 46m.

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The distance between Ey and Florence is 431 km. The road distance is 588 km.

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The best way to get from Ey to Florence without a car is to train which takes 8h 6m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Ey to Florence, including transfers.

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Ey to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Ey to Florence is to train which takes 8h 6m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 50 and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Ey to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence station.

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Map of how to get from Ey to Florence.
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  • Distance: 431.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Ey, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Ey to Florence via Escholzmatt, Bahnhof, Escholzmatt, Bern, and Milano Centrale in around 8h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ey to Florence via Escholzmatt, Bahnhof, Luzern, Bahnhof, Luzern, and Milan in around 11h 46m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €2000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €220
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Train operators
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Escholzmatt to Bern
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€24 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
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 Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
RegioJet
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Marbach LU, Post to Luzern, Kantonalbank
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
L'Aurora Viaggi
Phone
+39 0963 313116
Email
info@viaggiaurora.it
Website
viaggiaurora.it
Bus from Brunnen Main Train Station to Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
L'Aurora Viaggi
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale

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Yes, the driving distance between Ey to Florence is 588 km. It takes approximately 6h 10m to drive from Ey to Florence.

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