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There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Nîmes by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Nîmes Tgv / ...

$148 - $210

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Night bus, bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the night bus from Florence, Florence to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N523
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Nimes

$45 - $72

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Bus  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nimes - Gare Routière

$103 - $229

Train  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia Ic
  3. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nîmes Ic / ...

$107 - $171

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Florence to Nîmes 442.2 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Florence to Marseille, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Marseille (MRS) FLR - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$120 - $390

Fly Florence to Montpellier, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Montpellier (MPL) FLR - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes

$139 - $677

Train to Bologna, fly to Marseille, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Marseille (MRS) BLQ - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$143 - $403

Train to Bologna, fly to Lyon, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes

$145 - $437

Train to Rome, fly to Marseille, train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Marseille (MRS) FCO - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$85 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Nîmes is to night bus and bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Nîmes is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 350€ and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Nîmes. However, there are services departing from Firenze and arriving at Nimes - Gare Routière via Aix-en-Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Nîmes. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Nîmes via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 9m.

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The distance between Florence and Nîmes is 553 km. The road distance is 707.6 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Nîmes without a car is to train which takes 10h 9m and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 10h 9m to get from Florence to Nîmes, including transfers.

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Florence to Nîmes bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Firenze station.

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Florence to Nîmes 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 Nîmes is to train which takes 10h 9m and costs 120€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 200€ and takes 12h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Nîmes.
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  • Distance: 345.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 9m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Nîmes, France?

You can take a train from Florence to Nîmes via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 10h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Nîmes via Aix-en-Provence in around 12h 34m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Rome to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $160
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $20
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
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 Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
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 Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
renfe.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Firenze to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nimes - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Florence, Florence to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Nîmes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Nimes - Gare Routière station.

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Florence to Nîmes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Nîmes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Nîmes is 708 km. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Florence to Nîmes.

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KLM, Swiss, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 663+ hotels available in Nîmes. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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