There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Sierre by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Eurocity / ...

$72 - $129

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the night bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Autostazione San Donato Baltour
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Eurocity / ...

$71 - $114

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Malpensa Terminal 1 N526
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione 103-Y / ...

$91 - $152

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Florence to Sierre 343.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Florence to Geneva, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Geneva (GVA) FLR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Sierre/Siders

$101 - $342

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp

$162 - $511

Train to Pisa, fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Geneva (GVA) PSA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Sierre/Siders

$101 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Sierre is to night bus and train which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Sierre is to train which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Florence and Sierre is 404 km. The road distance is 549.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Florence to Sierre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Sierre. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Sierre/Siders via Milano Centrale and Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The nearest airport to Sierre is Sion (SIR) Airport which is 15.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Geneva (GVA) (110.1 km), Milan Malpensa (MXP) (117.2 km), Basel (BSL) (145.4 km) and Zurich (ZRH) (150.6 km).

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Florence to Sierre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano C.Le station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Sierre.
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  • Distance: 252.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Sierre, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Florence to Sierre via Milano Centrale and Brig in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Sierre via Milan, Malpensa Terminal 1, Malpensa, aeroporto, Domodossola, Stazione, Domodossola, and Brig in around 9 h 52 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Sierre/Siders
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Milan, Malpensa Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Night bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
http://www.baltour.it/

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