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There are 8 ways to get from Fribourg to Florence by train, 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 via Brig  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$99 - $179

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Fribourg to Zurich K288
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence N524 / ...

$39 - $74

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Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun 1
  2. Take the train from Thun to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$118 - $192

Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Fribourg to Grandate - Stazione
  2. Take the bus from Como Grandate Train Station to Calenzano Bus Stop Schaffhausen - CHIARAVALLE C.LE 11:30

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fribourg to Florence 420.8 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$129 - $446

Train to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR

$89 - $319

Train to Basel, fly  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Florence (FLR) BSL - FLR

$149 - $517

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The cheapest way to get from Fribourg to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fribourg to Florence is to train and fly which costs SFr 120 - SFr 450 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fribourg to Florence. However, there are services departing from Fribourg and arriving at Florence, Florence via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fribourg to Florence. However, there are services departing from Fribourg/Freiburg and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Bern, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Fribourg and Florence is 464 km. The road distance is 673.3 km.

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The best way to get from Fribourg to Florence without a car is to train which takes 6 h 23 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Fribourg to Florence, including transfers.

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

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Fribourg to Florence train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Fribourg to Florence is to train which takes 6 h 23 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Fribourg to Florence.
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  • Distance: 290.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Fribourg, Switzerland and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Fribourg to Florence via Bern, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 6 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fribourg to Florence via Zurich in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Basel to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Basel to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Basel to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
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 Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Thun to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Fribourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Fribourg to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Como Grandate Train Station to Calenzano Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fribourg to Florence is 673 km. It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to drive from Fribourg to Florence.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport.

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

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There are 5995+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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