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There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Congénies by plane, car, train, bus or night bus

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Fly Florence to Marseille, drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Marseille (MRS) FLR - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Congénies

54€ - 227€

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the night bus from Florence to Marseille N523
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Nîmes Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport > Nîmes > Montpellier / ...

39€ - 48€

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Train to Rome, fly to Marseille, drive  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Marseille (MRS) FCO - MRS
  3. Drive from Marseille to Congénies

91€ - 255€

Fly Florence to Montpellier  •  9h 58m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Montpellier (MPL) FLR - MPL

64€ - 277€

Train to Bologna, fly to Marseille, drive  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Marseille (MRS) BLQ - MRS
  3. Drive from Marseille to Congénies

65€ - 332€

Train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter
  4. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes Tgv / ...

122€ - 245€

Train  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nîmes Tgv

142€ - 240€

Bus  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Nimes Barcelona - Bologna

Train #2  •  15h 39m

  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 Menton to Marseille St Charles Ter
  4. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nimes Ter

74€ - 152€

Drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Florence to Congénies 719.1 km

85€ - 130€

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Congénies is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Congénies is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Congénies is to night bus and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 13h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence to Congénies is to train and fly and drive which takes 5h 55m and costs 65€ - 340€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Congénies. However, there are services departing from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 and arriving at Congenies - Malle Poste via Genova and Nimes - Gare Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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The distance between Florence and Congénies is 569 km. The road distance is 719.1 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Congénies without a car is to train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence which takes 11h 44m and costs 120€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Florence to Congénies, including transfers.

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Florence to Congénies bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Congénies is to fly which takes 9h 58m and costs 60€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence, which costs 120€ - 250€ and takes 11h 44m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Congénies bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Nimes station.

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  • Distance: 568.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 14m

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

Air France, KLM and three other airlines fly from Florence to Congénies 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Congénies via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Nimes, and Nimes - Gare Routiere in around 11h 44m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 240€
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Bologna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
19€ - 110€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
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 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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
60€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
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 Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Menton to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 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 Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Baltour
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Genova to Nimes
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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
Night bus from Florence to Marseille
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Congénies is 719 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Florence to Congénies.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Congénies. Prices start at 75€ 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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