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There are 11 ways to get from Florence to Ireland by plane, train, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Florence to Dublin  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Dublin (DUB) FLR - DUB

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Train to Pisa, fly to Dublin  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Dublin (DUB) PSA - DUB

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Train to Bologna, fly to Dublin  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Dublin (DUB) BLQ - DUB

Fly Florence to Cork  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Cork (ORK) FLR - ORK

Fly Florence to Shannon  •  10h 44m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Shannon (SNN) FLR - SNN

Train to Venice, fly to Dublin  •  7h 56m

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

Train to Venice, fly to Cork  •  8h 5m

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

Train, ferry  •  37h 40m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Fr
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valognes Tgv
  4. Take the ferry from Gare Maritime to Gare Maritime de Rosslare Rsl
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse Re / ...

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Arad
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin

Bus, bus and ferry via Arad  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Arad
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin

Drive, car ferry  •  33h 53m

  1. Drive from Florence to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

Florence to Ireland by train, taxi and ferry

The journey time between Florence and Ireland is around 37h 40m and covers a distance of around 2136 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Florence to Ireland service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Pearse. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
37h 40m Average Duration
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Italy → Ireland
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Yes, entry into Ireland is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ireland is 1850 24 1850.

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Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Ireland is to train and fly which costs €30 - €240 and takes 6h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence to Ireland is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €45 - €220 and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Firenze and arriving at Dublin via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11h.

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The distance between Florence and Ireland is 1735 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Ireland without a car is to train and ferry which takes 37h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Florence to Ireland, including transfers.

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Florence to Ireland bus services, operated by Bep's Travel, depart from Firenze station.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Dublin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Ireland bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, arrive at Dublin station.

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Ireland is 1h behind Florence. It is currently 9:29 PM in Florence and 8:29 PM in Ireland.

Map of how to get from Florence to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 1735.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Ireland?

Luxair, KLM and 11 other airlines fly from Florence to Swords hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Pisa to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Pisa to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Pisa to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Pisa to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Pisa to Dublin via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Pisa to Dublin via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Bologna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Florence to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Florence to Cork via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Flights from Florence to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €420
Flights from Venice to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €280
Flights from Venice to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €280
Flights from Venice to Cork
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €190
Flights from Venice to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Florence to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Pisa to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Zurich, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Paris Charles de Gaulle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Brussels, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Venice to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Flights from Florence to Cork via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Florence to Cork via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €420
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Pisa to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Florence to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Zurich, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Paris Charles de Gaulle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Flights from Florence to Shannon via Brussels, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Venice to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Florence to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Venice to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Florence to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Florence to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Flights from Bologna to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Florence to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €490
Flights from Venice to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €410
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Dublin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Train operators
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 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Milano Centrale to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€41 - €45
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€24 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
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
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€19 - €27
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 Valognes
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€250 - €460
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Firenze to Arad
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
Bep's Travel
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Firenze to Arad
Ave. Duration
21h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Ferry from Gare Maritime to Gare Maritime de Rosslare
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80

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