There are 8 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Florence by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$107 - $190

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Zurich 006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence N524 / ...

$39 - $76

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Ferry, bus  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai 167-Y
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Gallen Sankt Fiden Bahnhof to Firenze Nord Area Servizio Bisenzio Est

$60 - $115

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Florence 409.8 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Friedrichshafen to Florence  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Florence (FLR) FDH - FLR

$131 - $817

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$115 - $422

Fly Friedrichshafen to Bologna, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Bologna (BLQ) FDH - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$324 - $619

Train, train to Munich, fly to Florence  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR

$137 - $355

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Friedrichshafen to Florence. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen and arriving at Florence, Florence via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Florence. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Singen(Hohentwiel), Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Florence is 453 km. The road distance is 655.6 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Florence without a car is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Florence, including transfers.

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

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Friedrichshafen to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Florence is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 44 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Florence.
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  • Distance: 282.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

What companies run services between Friedrichshafen, Germany and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Florence via Singen(Hohentwiel), Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Friedrichshafen to Florence via Zurich in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Florence via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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 Friedrichshafen Stadt to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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 Friedrichshafen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Sankt Gallen Sankt Fiden Bahnhof to Firenze Nord Area Servizio Bisenzio Est
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Friedrichshafen to Florence is 656 km. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Friedrichshafen to Florence.

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Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Friedrichshafen Airport to Florence Airport.

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

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There are 5432+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen Airport is to train which takes 6 min and costs .

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