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

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Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Florenz A1 to Lugano Süd

$47 - $67

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Lake Maggiore 262.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  6 h 21 min

  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 35€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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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 7 h 17 min 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 7 h 17 min and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Lugano Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore.
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  • Distance: 199.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

Calanda Viaggi operates a bus from Florence to Lake Maggiore 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Florence to Lake Maggiore every 3 hours.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Vienna, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Florenz A1 to Lugano Süd
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com

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