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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Normandy landings by train, bus, car, car train or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Paris Gare De Lyon
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen

Train via Chambéry

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bayeux

Bus via Antony

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Paris - Massy-Palaiseau
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Normandy landings

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Florence to Verona
  2. Take the car train from Verona to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Drive from Duesseldorf Hbf to Normandy landings

Train to Bologna, fly to Caen

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Caen (CFR)

Fly Florence to Paris CDG, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux

Florence to Normandy landings by train, bus and walk

1 Weekly Services
16h 25m Average Duration
€156 Cheapest Price
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Italy → France
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International entry into France from Italy

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Conditions of entry into France from Italy

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in France

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Normandy landings is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Normandy landings is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Normandy landings is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from France.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Normandy landings is to bus which costs €40 - €90 and takes 25h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Normandy landings is to train and fly which costs €120 - €320 and takes 8h 10m.

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The distance between Florence and Normandy landings is 1092 km. The road distance is 1402.8 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Normandy landings without a car is to train which takes 13h 33m and costs €130 - €310.

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It takes approximately 13h 33m to get from Florence to Normandy landings, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Florence to Normandy landings is to train which takes 13h 33m and costs €130 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €90 and takes 25h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Caen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Normandy landings is 1403 km. It takes approximately 13h 31m to drive from Florence to Normandy landings.

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Air France offers flights from Bologna Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Normandy landings. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Normandy landings.
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  • Distance: 1092.2 km
  • Duration: 13h 33m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Normandy landings, France?

You can take a train from Florence to Normandy landings via Milano Centrale, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Saint-Lazare, Paris St Lazare, and Bayeux in around 13h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Normandy landings via Villa Costanza, Florence, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Caen, Caen: Gare Routière, and Asnelles: Théodore Labbey in around 25h 29m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €180
Flights from Bologna to Caen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €180
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€24 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€60 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
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 Milano Centrale to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€100 - €115
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €27
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€24 - €27
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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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SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bayeux
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Florence to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Paris - Massy-Palaiseau
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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