There are 11 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$99 - $225

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Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel central station N11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Florence, Florence N524

$44 - $77

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Train via Basel SBB  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$145 - $256

Bus Calanda Viaggi  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Zurich N11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zürich Zob Sihlquai to Florenz A1

$55 - $82

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence 448.6 miles

$100 - $160

Bus to Basel, fly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pisa (PSA) BSL - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$55 - $371

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$129 - $479

Bus to Basel, fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Bologna (BLQ) BSL - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$117 - $425

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Florence  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Florence (FLR) FRA - FLR

$144 - $429

Bus to Basel, fly to Venice, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$81 - $412

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$135 - $506

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The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 410€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence. However, there are services departing from Freiburg and arriving at Florence, Florence via Basel, Basel central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence. However, there are services departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Florence is 537 km. The road distance is 717.7 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence without a car is to train which takes 7 h 43 min and costs 80€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence, including transfers.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence is to train which takes 7 h 43 min and costs 80€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence.
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  • Distance: 335.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence via Basel, Basel central station in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $6,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
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 Freiburg to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Freiburg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Freiburg to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Zürich Zob Sihlquai to Florenz A1
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence, Florence station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence is 718 km. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Pisa Airport.

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Book your Freiburg im Breisgau to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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