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There are 14 ways to get from Florence to Oxford by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Florence to London City, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to London City (LCY) FLR - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

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Bus  •  29h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station 700
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane

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Fly Florence to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to London Gatwick (LGW) FLR - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

Train to Bologna, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Heathrow (LHR) BLQ - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Train to Pisa, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to London Heathrow (LHR) PSA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Train to Pisa, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to London Gatwick (LGW) PSA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

Train to Pisa, fly to London Stansted, train  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to London Stansted (STN) PSA - STN
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Train to Bologna, fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Luton (LTN) BLQ - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Train to Pisa, fly to Bristol, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Bristol (BRS) PSA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway

Train, bus  •  21h 37m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Paris Gare De Lyon Fr
  3. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station 700
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Train, bus via Turin  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino - Porta Susa
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Paris 729
  3. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station 700
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Bus via Luxembourg  •  29h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Luxembourg Rue de Bouillon
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg P+R Bouillon to London Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 5m

  1. Drive from Florence to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Oxford

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 45m

  1. Drive from Florence to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Oxford

Florence to Oxford by train, walk, bus and subway

The journey time between Florence and Oxford is around 21h 37m and covers a distance of around 1122 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 5m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Florence to Oxford service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Oxford. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
21h 37m Average Duration
£107 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Oxford is to bus which costs €65 - €130 and takes 29h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Oxford is to fly and train which costs €130 - €450 and takes 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane via Florence, Paris and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 54m.

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The distance between Florence and Oxford is 803 miles.

The best way to get from Florence to Oxford without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 37m and costs €120 - €270.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Florence to Oxford, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Florence to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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Oxford is 1h behind Florence. It is currently 10:05 AM in Florence and 9:05 AM in Oxford.

Map of how to get from Florence to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 803 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Oxford, England?

You can take a bus from Florence to Oxford via Villa Costanza, Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station, Luxembourg Rue de Bouillon, Luxembourg P+R Bouillon, London Victoria Green Line Station, and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station in around 29h 37m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £360
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £550
Flights from Pisa to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £140
Flights from Pisa to London Stansted via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£19 - £140
Flights from Pisa to London Stansted via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£19 - £140
Flights from Bologna to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £180
Flights from Bologna to London Luton via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£29 - £180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £220
Flights from Pisa to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£28 - £220
Flights from Pisa to London Gatwick via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£28 - £220
Flights from Pisa to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Flights from Pisa to Bristol via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £600
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £480
Flights from Pisa to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £360
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £360
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£210 - £750
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £460
Flights from Pisa to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £340
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
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
£9 - £40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£9 - £13
Base Standard
£21 - £29
Base Premium
£27 - £40
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£21 - £28
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
£12 - £18
Smart Low Cost
£10 - £15
Smart Flex
£22 - £35
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
£20 - £28
Smart Low Cost
£18 - £25
Smart Flex
£35 - £55
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
£24 - £35
Smart Low Cost
£23 - £35
Smart Flex
£45 - £65
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 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£6 - £9
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£16 - £23
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 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£10 - £12
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£9 - £10
Train from Milano Centrale to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£50 - £100
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£85 - £100
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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Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Paris
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £60
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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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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Florence to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Blablabus
Onebus
Phone
+39 0362 185 0590
Email
info@onebus.it
Website
onebus.it
Bus from Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station to Luxembourg Rue de Bouillon
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£100 - £115
Website
Onebus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg P+R Bouillon to London Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
RegioJet
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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