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

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 23 min

Cheapest option

Fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. FLR - LUG

$94 - $434

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. 262.3 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Florence and Lake Maggiore is 319 km. The road distance is 420 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Florence to Lake Maggiore, including transfers.

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, and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Florence to Lake Maggiore hourly.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 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
Every day
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
Bus from Florenz A1 to Lugano Süd
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a week

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