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There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Venice by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

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Rideshare  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Venice 255.4 km

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Venice N544

Night train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S. Lucia Ini

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Florence to Venice 252.4 km

Fly  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Venice (VCE) FLR - VCE

Florence to Venice by train

The train journey time between Florence and Venice is around 2h 14m and covers a distance of around 251 km. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and ItaloTreno, the Florence to Venice train service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically 105 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

105 Weekly Trains
2h 14m Average Duration
€18 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Venice is to rideshare which costs €15 and takes 3h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €18 - €70.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Venice. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Florence and Venice is 203 km. The road distance is 252.4 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €18 - €70.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia takes 2h 14m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Florence to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €18 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 4h 35m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €330 and takes 4h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Venice.
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  • Distance: 203.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia hourly. Tickets cost €21 - €70 and the journey takes 2h 14m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Venice 6 times a week. Tickets cost €22 - €35 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €1100
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €1100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €1900
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €1100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €2100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €70
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€21 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €70
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Stazione Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€21 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €23
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Trenitalia Intercity Night
Phone
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
https://www.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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice station.

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Florence to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Venice is 252 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Florence to Venice.

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Austrian Airlines, Volotea, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Florence to Venice train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Florence to Venice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4515+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at €52 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Venice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs €2.

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