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There are 3 ways to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Nord Area Servizio Bisenzio Est to Lugano

$36 - $54

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Florence to Lake Maggiore 262.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Lugano (LUG) FLR - LUG

$94 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 16m.

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The distance between Florence and Lake Maggiore is 319 km. The road distance is 419.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore is to bus which takes 6h 44m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 80€ - 380€ and takes 6h 16m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Lugano Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Lake Maggiore is 420 km. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from Florence to Lake Maggiore.

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

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There are 2929+ hotels available in Lake Maggiore. Prices start at $70 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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Map of how to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore.
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  • Distance: 199.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Lake Maggiore, Italy?

Autolinee Gambioli operates a bus from Florence to Lake Maggiore once a week. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Alternatively, Swiss, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti fly from Florence to Lake Maggiore every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Firenze Nord Area Servizio Bisenzio Est to Lugano
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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