There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Modena by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Modena Fb / ...

$20 - $31

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Modena N530 / ...

$8 - $15

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Modena Ic / ...

$20 - $29

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Modena 83.9 miles

$8 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Modena 82.3 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Modena is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Modena is to train which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Modena. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Modena. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Florence and Modena is 100 km. The road distance is 131.6 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Modena without a car is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs 17€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Florence to Modena, including transfers.

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

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Florence to Modena train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Modena is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs 17€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Modena.
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  • Distance: 62.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Florence to Modena via Bologna C.Le in around 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Modena 5 times a week. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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 S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Modena
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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.Maria Novella to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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 Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Firenze to Modena
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Florence, Piazzale Montelungo to Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Modena is 132 km. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Florence to Modena.

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Book your Florence to Modena bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 337+ hotels available in Modena. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Modena. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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