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There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Šibenik by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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Train, bus  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Šibenik

383 kn - 1.123 kn

5 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 29m

  1. Drive from Florence to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Drive from Split to Šibenik

658 kn - 948 kn

Fly Florence to Split, bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Split (SPU) FLR - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station

741 kn - 1.716 kn

Fly Florence to Zadar, bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zadar (ZAD) FLR - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Sukošan to Šibenik

725 kn - 1.386 kn

Train to Rome, fly to Split, bus  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Split (SPU) FCO - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station

414 kn - 1.727 kn

Train to Bologna, fly to Zadar, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Zadar (ZAD) BLQ - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Sukošan to Šibenik

414 kn - 1.958 kn

Florence to Šibenik by train and bus

The journey time between Florence and Šibenik is around 12h 15m and covers a distance of around 839 km. The fastest journey normally takes 11h 36m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Trenitalia and others, the Florence to Šibenik service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Šibenik. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 15m
Fastest journey time:
11h 36m
Journey distance:
839 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
383 kn
Carbon emissions:
76 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:20
Last service departs at:
19:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence to Šibenik train and bus schedules

Italy → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • 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
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, Cyprus, India, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Šibenik is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Šibenik is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Šibenik is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Croatia.

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Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Šibenik is to train and bus which costs €50 - €150 and takes 12h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Šibenik is to train and fly and bus which costs €55 - €270 and takes 6h 33m.

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The distance between Florence and Šibenik is 373 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Šibenik without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 16m and costs €50 - €150.

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It takes approximately 12h 16m to get from Florence to Šibenik, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Šibenik. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €1 - €7.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Šibenik.
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  • Distance: 373.3 km
  • Duration: 12h 16m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Šibenik, Šibensko-Kniniska, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Florence to Šibenik. However, you can take the train to Venezia Mestre, take the train to Trieste Centrale, take the walk to Trieste, then take the bus to Šibenik. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ancona, take the car ferry to Split, then take the drive to Šibenik.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Florence to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.200 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
160 kn - 1.000 kn
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Rome, Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Bologna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 kn - 900 kn
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kn - 1.100 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.800 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kn - 1.100 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.100 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.500 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.000 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.500 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
150 kn - 850 kn
Train operators
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
150 kn - 210 kn
Base Standard
300 kn - 400 kn
Base Premium
360 kn - 550 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 400 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
100 kn - 150 kn
Base Standard
220 kn - 300 kn
Base Premium
280 kn - 400 kn
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
170 kn - 600 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
170 kn - 240 kn
Base Standard
330 kn - 440 kn
Base Premium
400 kn - 600 kn
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kn - 340 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
80 kn - 110 kn
Base Standard
190 kn - 250 kn
Base Premium
230 kn - 340 kn
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 400 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
150 kn - 220 kn
Smart Low Cost
130 kn - 200 kn
Smart Flex
290 kn - 400 kn
Train from Mestre to Trieste Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 320 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
120 kn - 180 kn
Smart Low Cost
100 kn - 150 kn
Smart Flex
230 kn - 320 kn
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90 kn - 270 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
110 kn - 150 kn
Smart Low Cost
90 kn - 130 kn
Smart Flex
190 kn - 270 kn
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 kn - 150 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
130 kn - 150 kn
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45 kn - 100 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
90 kn - 100 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
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 Trieste to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
170 kn - 210 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45 kn - 55 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Sukosan Ultra Sonic Market to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 50 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Bus from Sukosan Ultra Sonic Market to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Šibenik, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22 kn - 35 kn
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Sukošan, dr. Franje Tuďmana to Šibenik, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24 kn - 35 kn
Website
RegioJet
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Ferry operators

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