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

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$26 - $50

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice Mestre N544

$16 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus Tour Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Venezia - Tronchetto 000002

$19 - $27

Night train  •  3 h 13 min

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

$30 - $45

Rideshare  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Venice 160.1 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Venice 158.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4 h 50 min

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

$112 - $436

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Firenze and arriving at Venezia - Tronchetto. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Florence and Venice is 203 km. The road distance is 253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia S.Lucia takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Florence to Venice.
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  • Distance: 127.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Venice hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Tour Bus operates a bus from Florence to Venice 6 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $5,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
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 Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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
Night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Firenze to Venezia - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 253 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Florence to Venice.

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Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4051+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $72 USD 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 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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