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There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Minsk by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Florence, bus  •  13h 16m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Vilnius (VNO) FLR - VNO
  2. Take the bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station

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Train to Bologna, fly, bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Vilnius (VNO) BLQ - VNO
  3. Take the bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station

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Train to Pisa, fly, bus  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Vilnius (VNO) PSA - VNO
  3. Take the bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station

Train to Rome, fly, bus  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Vilnius (VNO) FCO - VNO
  3. Take the bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station

Train  •  27h 3m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Breclav Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Breclav to Terespol Ec
  5. Take the train from Brest C to Minsk Pas

Train, bus  •  29h 14m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Padova Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Zabrze
  3. Take the train from Zabrze to Terespol Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Brest C to Minsk Pas

Bus  •  35h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova to Grodno Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Grodno to Minsk Central bus station

Bus via Łućk  •  37h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Lutsk Salerno
  2. Take the bus from Luts’k to Minsk Central bus station

Drive  •  20h 30m

  1. Drive from Florence to Minsk 2069.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Minsk is to bus which costs €65 - €95 and takes 35h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Minsk is to train and fly and bus which costs €85 - €340 and takes 12h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Minsk station. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Minsk Central bus station via Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova and Grodno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 7m.

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It is 1634 km from Florence to Minsk. It is approximately 2069.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Florence to Minsk without a car is to train and bus which takes 29h 14m and costs €110 - €230.

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It takes approximately 13h 16m to get from Florence to Minsk, including transfers.

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Florence to Minsk bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Florence station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Minsk is to train which takes 27h 3m and costs €170 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €95 and takes 35h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Vilnius Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Minsk bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Minsk Central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Minsk.
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  • Distance: 1633.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 16m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Minsk, Belarus?

You can take a train from Florence to Minsk via Venezia Mestre, Wien Hbf, Breclav, Terespol, and Brest C in around 27h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Minsk via Bialystok, Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova, and Grodno in around 35h 7m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $290
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$22 - $290
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$22 - $290
Flights from Pisa to Vilnius via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Pisa to Vilnius via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Pisa to Vilnius via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Pisa to Vilnius via Billund
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Pisa to Vilnius via Alghero, Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Rome to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Vilnius via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Florence to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Florence to Vilnius via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Rome to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Florence to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Vilnius via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Pisa to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Rome to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Vilnius via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Vilnius via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Rome to Vilnius via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rome to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$11 - $16
Base Standard
$26 - $35
Base Premium
$30 - $50
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$22 - $30
Base Standard
$40 - $60
Base Premium
$50 - $75
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$21 - $29
Base Standard
$40 - $60
Base Premium
$50 - $75
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$19 - $27
Base Standard
$35 - $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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$15 - $22
Smart Low Cost
$12 - $18
Smart Flex
$27 - $40
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$22 - $35
Smart Low Cost
$20 - $28
Smart Flex
$40 - $60
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$21 - $30
Smart Low Cost
$19 - $27
Smart Flex
$40 - $60
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$20 - $29
Smart Low Cost
$18 - $26
Smart Flex
$35 - $55
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$7 - $11
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$17 - $25
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$16 - $23
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Padova
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$14 - $21
Trenitalia

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 S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$13 - $14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$33 - $36
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Breclav
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Breclav
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
oebb.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Breclav
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $10
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Breclav
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Breclav to Terespol
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zabrze to Terespol
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest C to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
$7 - $14
1st Class (Coupe)
$11 - $24
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
eng.rzd.ru
Train from Brest C to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eng.rzd.ru
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Zabrze to Terespol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
$13 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $30
Book at
https://infobus.by/bus
Website
https://minsktrans.by/
Bus from Grodno to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Book at
https://infobus.by/bus
Website
https://minsktrans.by/
Bus from Luts’k to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Book at
https://infobus.by/bus
Website
https://minsktrans.by/
Toks
Phone
+370 5 216 0054
Email
office@toks.lt
Website
toks.lt
Bus from Vilnius Airport Arrivals Terminal to Minsk Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Toks
Private
$25 - $40
Intercars Europe
Website
intercars-tickets.com
Bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
intercars-tickets.com
Private
$25 - $40
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ecolines.by
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Padova to Zabrze
Ave. Duration
14h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Florence to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
28h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Grodno Transport
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova to Grodno Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Book at
infobus.by
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Florence to Lutsk
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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Minsk is 2h ahead of Florence. It is currently 12:13 PM in Florence and 2:13 PM in Minsk.

Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Minsk is 2070 km. It takes approximately 20h 30m to drive from Florence to Minsk.

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Air France, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic and two other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Minsk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 16 min and costs €2.

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