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There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Cannes by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Cannes, Cannes N758

26€ - 33€

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Train via Genoa  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Genova P.Za Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes Ter

38€ - 111€

Train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia Ic
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes Ter

34€ - 62€

Bus via Antibes  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Antibes Reggio Calabria

30€ - 56€

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Florence to Cannes 457 km

55€ - 85€

Fly from Florence  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE) FLR - NCE

101€ - 249€

Bus to Pisa, fly  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Nice (NCE) PSA - NCE

Train to Rome, fly  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE

78€ - 267€

Train to Venice, fly  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Nice (NCE) VCE - NCE

84€ - 274€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Cannes is to bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Cannes is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Cannes, Cannes via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Firenze Rifredi and arriving at Cannes via Genova P.Za Principe and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between Florence and Cannes is 341 km. The road distance is 457 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Cannes without a car is to bus which takes 7h 40m and costs 26€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Florence to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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Florence to Cannes train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze Rifredi station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Cannes is to bus which takes 7h 40m and costs 26€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train via Genoa, which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 8h 4m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 6h 8m.

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  • Distance: 341.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 40m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Cannes, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Florence, Florence to Cannes, Cannes 5 times a week. Tickets cost 22€ - 28€ and the journey takes 6h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Cannes via Genova P.Za Principe and Ventimiglia in around 8h 4m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 450€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 460€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
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 Rifredi to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 27€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
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 Florence, Florence to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com

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

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

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Florence to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Cannes is 457 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Florence to Cannes.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, Iberia and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 5614+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at 87€ 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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