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There are 11 ways to get from Florence to Venise by train, night bus, 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.

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Train  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne Ec
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mouchard to Besancon Viotte Ter

140€ - 202€

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Bus  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Prato, Prato to Basel, Basel SBB 1524
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Besançon

79€ - 114€

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Train via Brig  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...
  4. Take the train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
  5. Take the train from La Chaux-De-Fonds to Besancon Viotte Ter

164€ - 307€

Night bus, train  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the night bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bern Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
  4. Take the train from La Chaux-De-Fonds to Besancon Viotte Ter

130€ - 206€

Drive  •  8h 1m

  1. Drive from Florence to Venise 503.4 miles

100€ - 160€

Fly Florence to Basel, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Basel (BSL) FLR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Gare de Mulhouse to Gare de Belfort-Ville
  3. Take the train from Belfort to Novillars

170€ - 490€

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Gare de Mulhouse to Gare de Belfort-Ville
  4. Take the train from Belfort to Novillars

164€ - 482€

Fly Florence to Geneva, train  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Geneva (GVA) FLR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard
  4. Take the train from Mouchard to Besancon Viotte

137€ - 347€

Train to Bologna, fly to Lyon, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besancon Viotte

159€ - 417€

Train to Venice, fly to Basel, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Gare de Mulhouse to Gare de Belfort-Ville
  4. Take the train from Belfort to Novillars

148€ - 464€

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  4. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard
  5. Take the train from Mouchard to Besancon Viotte

150€ - 346€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Venise is to bus which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 15h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Venise is to drive which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 8h 1m.

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The distance between Florence and Venise is 563 km. The road distance is 805.4 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venise without a car is to train which takes 10h 11m and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 10h 11m to get from Florence to Venise, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venise is to train which takes 10h 11m and costs 140€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 15h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Venise is 805 km. It takes approximately 8h 1m to drive from Florence to Venise.

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Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Venise. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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  • Distance: 352 miles
  • Duration: 10h 11m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Venise, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France?

You can take a train from Florence to Venise via Milano Centrale, Lausanne, Mouchard, and Besancon Viotte in around 10h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Venise via Berlinguer - Carrozzeria Le Badie, Prato, Prato, Basel, and Besançon in around 15h 22m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Florence to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 260€
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 250€
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 950€
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 950€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Florence to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 160€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 950€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
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
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 28€
1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 24€
1st Class
35€ - 36€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mouchard to Besancon Viotte
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
14€ - 22€
Train from Gare de Mulhouse to Gare de Belfort-Ville
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
1st Class
15€ - 24€
Train from Belfort to Novillars
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
21€ - 35€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besancon Viotte
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
29€ - 45€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 15€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
12€ - 15€
Train from Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
30€ - 35€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from La Chaux-De-Fonds to Besancon Viotte
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
28€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Night bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Baltour
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prato, Prato to Basel, Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Besançon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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