There are 7 ways to get from Interlaken to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez 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 / ...

$79 - $167

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Bus via FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour

$34 - $53

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Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence N524 / ...

$36 - $60

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Florence 381.7 miles

$90 - $140

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$140 - $476

Train to Basel, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pisa (PSA) BSL - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$107 - $461

Train to Basel, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$133 - $463

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Florence. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Florence, Florence via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Florence. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Spiez, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Florence is 418 km. The road distance is 610.8 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Florence without a car is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Interlaken to Florence, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Florence is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Florence.
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  • Distance: 261.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Florence via Spiez, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Florence via Milan, Milan in around 9 h 50 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 Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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 Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
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 Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.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
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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
$29 - $45
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
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Firenze
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Florence is 611 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Interlaken to Florence.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport.

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

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