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

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Train  •  5h 39m

  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

Cheapest option

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

  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  •  9h 50m

  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  •  6h 21m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Florence 381.7 miles

$90 - $140

Train, fly to Florence  •  5h 47m

  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, fly to Pisa  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Pisa (PSA) ZRH - PSA
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$170 - $427

Train, fly to Bologna  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bologna (BLQ) ZRH - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$181 - $498

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Florence is to train which costs SFr 75 - SFr 170 and takes 5h 39m.

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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 9h 50m.

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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 5h 39m.

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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 5h 39m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m 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 5h 39m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Florence.
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  • Distance: 261.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

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 5h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Florence via Milan, Milan in around 9h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
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
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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
1h 8m
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
1h 53m
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
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.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 Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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
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
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Baltour
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Firenze
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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

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

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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 6h 21m to drive from Interlaken to Florence.

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

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