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There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Mestre by train, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...

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Night train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia Mestre Ini

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Florence to Mestre 246.2 km

Fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Venice (VCE) FLR - VCE

Florence to Mestre by train

The train journey time between Florence and Mestre is around 2h 3m and covers a distance of around 243 km. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and ItaloTreno, the Florence to Mestre train service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Venezia Mestre. Typically 114 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

114 Weekly Trains
2h 3m Average Duration
€18 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Mestre is to night train which costs €30 - €45 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Mestre is to train which costs €18 - €70 and takes 2h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Venezia Mestre. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Florence and Mestre is 206 km. The road distance is 246.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Mestre without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs €18 - €70.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre takes 2h 3m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Florence to Mestre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Mestre is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs €18 - €70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €65 - €330 and takes 5h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Mestre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Mestre.
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  • Distance: 206.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Mestre, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre hourly. Tickets cost €20 - €70 and the journey takes 2h 3m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and 11 other airlines fly from Florence to Mestre hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€390 - €1400
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€380 - €1400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €1200
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€390 - €1400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €1300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Florence to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €1200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €1200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €950
Train operators
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 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
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Mestre is 246 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Florence to Mestre.

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Alitalia, KLM, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Venice Airport.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €7.

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