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There are 11 ways to get from Florence to Venise by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Mulhouse  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb Ec
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv Tgv

143€ - 367€

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Bus  •  15h 21m

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

79€ - 103€

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Train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  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

179€ - 378€

Bus via Milan  •  16h 29m

  1. Take the bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Basel
  3. Take the bus from Basel to Besançon

86€ - 123€

Drive  •  8h 1m

  1. Drive from Florence to Venise 805.4 km

100€ - 160€

Fly Florence to Basel, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Basel (BSL) FLR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

108€ - 308€

Fly Florence to Geneva, train  •  8h 49m

  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

150€ - 356€

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

128€ - 770€

Train to Bologna, fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

166€ - 422€

Train to Venice, fly to Basel, train  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

131€ - 631€

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. 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

187€ - 557€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Venise is to bus which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 15h 21m.

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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 via Mulhouse which takes 9h 54m and costs 140€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 9h 54m to get from Florence to Venise, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venise is to train via Mulhouse which takes 9h 54m and costs 140€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 15h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 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, KLM, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Venise. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 563.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 54m

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, Basel Sbb, Mulhouse Ville, and Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv in around 9h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Venise via Berlinguer, Prato, Prato, Basel, and Besançon in around 15h 21m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Flights from Florence to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Flights from Florence to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
24€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
23€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
20€ - 29€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 180€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
75€ - 110€
1st Class
130€ - 180€
Train from Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
55€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 36€
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
34€ - 40€
1st Class
30€ - 35€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 La Chaux-De-Fonds to Besancon Viotte
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 19€
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prato, Prato to Basel, Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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
17€ - 25€
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Baltour

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