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There are 13 ways to get from Florence to Swansea University by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Florence to Bristol, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Bristol (BRS)
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea University, Bay Campus

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Fly Florence to Cardiff, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Cardiff (CWL)
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea

Fly Florence to London City, train

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

Train to Pisa, fly to Bristol, train

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

Fly Florence to London Gatwick, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

Train to Bologna, fly to Cardiff, train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Cardiff (CWL)
  3. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea

Train to Bologna, fly to London Heathrow, train

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino - Porta Susa
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Manchester
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Manchester
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Florence to Zob
  2. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to London Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea University Bay Campus

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Florence to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Swansea University
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Swansea University is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Swansea University is to bus which costs €65 - €130 and takes 35h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Swansea University is to fly and train which costs €170 - €440 and takes 8h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Swansea University. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Singleton, Swansea University Campus via Florence, Paris, London Victoria Coach Station and Jersey Marine, Swansea University Bay Campus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 8m.

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The distance between Florence and Swansea University is 893 miles.

The best way to get from Florence to Swansea University without a car is to train and bus which takes 34h 57m and costs €190 - €340.

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It takes approximately 10h 4m to get from Florence to Swansea University, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Bristol Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Swansea University bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea University, Bay Campus station.

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Swansea University is 1h behind Florence. It is currently 11:49 AM in Florence and 10:49 AM in Swansea University.

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  • Distance: 893.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 4m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Swansea University, Wales?

You can take a bus from Florence to Swansea University via Florence, Paris, London Victoria Coach Station, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Jersey Marine, Swansea University Bay Campus, and Singleton, Swansea University Campus in around 35h 8m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £600
Flights from Florence to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £330
Flights from Florence to Cardiff via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £410
Flights from Florence to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £650
Flights from Bologna to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £380
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Bristol via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£450 - £1,000
Flights from Florence to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£190 - £550
Flights from Florence to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £900
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Florence to Bristol via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Florence to Bristol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £300
Flights from Florence to Bristol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £750
Flights from Pisa to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Bristol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £400
Flights from Florence to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £490
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Pisa to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £430
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Bologna to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £450
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£100 - £480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £25
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £140
Website
Transport for Wales
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 Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£9 - £10
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£10 - £12
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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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
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
Every 4 hours
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 Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
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 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£6 - £9
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 Turin to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Manchester
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea University
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Florence to Zob
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £35
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Torino - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
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
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea University, Bay Campus
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea University Bay Campus
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea University Bay Campus
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £27
Website
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to London Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Union Ivkoni
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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