There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Villach by train, bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Villach Hbf En

$30 - $70

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice Mestre N544
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Villach N467

$29 - $48

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...

$46 - $105

Bus, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Udine 000002
  2. Take the train from Udine to Villach Hbf Rj / ...

$40 - $78

Night train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Villach Hbf Nj / ...

$40 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Villach 308 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Trieste, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Trieste (TRS) FLR - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Villach Westbf

$135 - $290

Fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Klagenfurt (KLU) FLR - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Villach Hbf

$270 - $447

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Ljubljana (LJU) FLR - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Villach

$253 - $754

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Villach. However, there are services departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Villach via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Villach Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Florence and Villach is 375 km. The road distance is 492.8 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Villach without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs .

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Villach Hbf takes 5 h 32 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Florence to Villach is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Florence to Villach.
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  • Distance: 234.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Villach, Austria?

Trenitalia operates a train from Florence to Villach once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Villach via Venice, Venice Mestre in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Florence to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $430
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Train operators
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.Maria Novella to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$60 - $70
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Airport to Villach Westbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Villach
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Firenze to Udine
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Touristik Kärnten Transfer
Phone
+43 660 9030012
Email
office@touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Website
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Villach
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at

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Florence to Villach train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Villach Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Villach is 493 km. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Florence to Villach.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Florence Airport to Trieste Airport.

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Book your Florence to Villach train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Florence to Villach bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1260+ hotels available in Villach. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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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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