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

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Fly Frankfurt to Florence  •  4h 10m

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

$100 - $362

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  28h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Firenze Autostazione

$64 - $114

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Subway to Munich, fly to Florence  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR

$68 - $255

Fly Frankfurt to Bologna, train  •  5h 5m

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

$111 - $384

Fly Cologne Bonn to Bologna, train  •  5h 3m

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

$88 - $313

Fly Munich to Pisa, train  •  5h 31m

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

$88 - $346

Fly Munich to Bologna, train  •  5h 22m

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

$79 - $297

Train via Bologna C.Le  •  13h 39m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$193 - $313

Train  •  19h 47m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Firenze S.Maria Novella En

$238 - $384

Bus Autokar Polska  •  23h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Szczecin, Szczecin station 057
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Florence

$68 - $98

Drive  •  11h 27m

  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€ - 100€ and takes 28h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Florence is to fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Florence. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Florence via Szczecin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Florence. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Berlin Gesundbrunnen, München Hbf, München Ost and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 39m.

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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 13h 39m and costs 160€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Germany to Florence, including transfers.

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Germany to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Germany to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Florence is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs 85€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 280€ and takes 13h 39m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 23h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Florence.
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  • Distance: 509.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Germany and Florence, Italy?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Swiss fly from Frankfurt am Main to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Florence via Berlin Gesundbrunnen, München Hbf, München Ost, Bologna Centrale, and Bologna C.Le in around 13h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
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 Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Szczecin, Szczecin station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Florence
Ave. Duration
20h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Firenze Autostazione
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Germany to Florence bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at 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 11h 27m to drive from Germany to Florence.

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

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There are 6130+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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