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There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Grindelwald by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train via Brig  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...

$108 - $174

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Bus  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Como
  2. Take the bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$45 - $63

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Train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Thun Eurocity / ...

$95 - $167

Train, bus and ferry  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Luzern
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$96 - $144

Drive  •  6h 36m

  1. Drive from Florence to Grindelwald 389.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  7h 6m

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

$145 - $487

Fly Florence to Basel, train  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Basel (BSL) FLR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost

$159 - $542

Fly Florence to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FLR - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

$185 - $451

Fly Florence to Milan Linate, train  •  10h 12m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Linate (LIN) FLR - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez

$201 - $516

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$151 - $484

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Grindelwald is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 11h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Grindelwald is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Firenze and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Como and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Grindelwald via Milano Centrale, Brig, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Florence and Grindelwald is 404 km. The road distance is 623.1 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 6h 57m and costs 90€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Florence to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Florence to Grindelwald bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Firenze station.

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Florence to Grindelwald train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Grindelwald is to train which takes 6h 57m and costs 90€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 11h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 252.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Florence to Grindelwald via Milano Centrale, Brig, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 6h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Grindelwald via Como, Como, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 11h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome, Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome, Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Florence to Basel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,000
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $4,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
Train from Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Luzern
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Firenze to Como
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Florence to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Florence to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Grindelwald is 623 km. It takes approximately 6h 36m to drive from Florence to Grindelwald.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Florence Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1104+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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