There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Merano by train, bus or car

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Train ItaloTreno  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bolzano/Bozen Rm-Bz

$35 - $53

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Bolzano Fa

$85 - $123

Bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Bozen N531 / ...

$61 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Merano 244.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Merano is to train which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Merano is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Merano. However, there are services departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Merano via Bolzano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence station to Merano. However, there are services departing from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station and arriving at Merano via Bolzano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Florence and Merano is 321 km. The road distance is 390.7 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Merano without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Florence to Merano, including transfers.

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Florence to Merano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence, Florence station.

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Florence to Merano train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Merano is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 29€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Merano.
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  • Distance: 200.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy?

ItaloTreno operates a train from Florence to Merano once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Merano twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
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 Campo Marte to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Bozen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Florence to Merano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bozen station.

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Florence to Merano train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Bolzano/Bozen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Merano is 391 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Florence to Merano.

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There are 1155+ hotels available in Merano. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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