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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 18m

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

€18 - €70

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Venice 255.4 km

€15

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Venice N544

€15 - €19

Night train  •  3h 31m

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

€30 - €45

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Florence to Venice 252.4 km

€30 - €45

Fly  •  4h 49m

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

€64 - €218

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Venice. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 18m.

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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 18m and costs €18 - €70.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia takes 2h 18m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 18m and costs €18 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €19 and takes 4h 45m, you could also fly, which costs €60 - €220 and takes 4h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Venice.
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  • Distance: 203.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia every 4 hours. Tickets cost €21 - €70 and the journey takes 2h 18m. ItaloTreno also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Venice 4 times a week. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €1400
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €1400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €4200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €1400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €900
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 Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €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 Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
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 Florence to Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
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 3h 5m 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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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Iberia and six 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 Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1486+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at €75 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 12 min and costs €1 - €7.

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