There are 11 ways to get from Germany to Florence by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Frankfurt to Florence  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Florence (FLR) FRA - FLR

$100 - $366

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  29 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Firenze Autostazione

$69 - $148

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Fly Munich to Florence  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR

$81 - $272

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Bologna (BLQ) CGN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$89 - $311

Fly Munich to Bologna, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$93 - $308

Fly Munich to Pisa, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Pisa (PSA) MUC - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$101 - $359

Fly Frankfurt to Bologna, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$112 - $382

Train  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$197 - $315

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bozen N95
  2. Take the bus from Bozen to Florence, Florence N531

$71 - $133

Train, night train  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj

$218 - $344

Drive  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Florence 773.1 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Florence is to bus which costs 55€ - 130€ and takes 29 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Florence is to fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Florence. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Florence, Florence via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Bozen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Florence. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Berlin Hbf (tief), München Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 7 min.

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The distance between Germany and Florence is 815 km. The road distance is 1236.9 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Florence without a car is to train which takes 14 h 7 min and costs 160€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Germany to Florence, including transfers.

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Germany to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Germany to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Florence is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 85€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 270€ and takes 14 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 19 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Florence.
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  • Distance: 509.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Germany and Florence, Italy?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Florence every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Florence via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), München Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova, and Bologna C.Le in around 14 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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 Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
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 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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
bahn.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bozen
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bozen to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Firenze Autostazione
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Florence is 1237 km. It takes approximately 11 h 27 min to drive from Germany to Florence.

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

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There are 5517+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Germany to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 13€ - 16€.

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