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There are 10 ways to get from Kos to Florence by plane, train, bus, car ferry, ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Florence  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Florence (FLR) KGS - FLR

40€ - 195€

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Bologna (BLQ) KGS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

43€ - 224€

Fly to Pisa, bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Pisa (PSA) KGS - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Fly to Rome, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Rome (FCO) KGS - FCO
  2. Take the train from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Firenze Campo Marte

52€ - 218€

Fly to Venice, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Venice (VCE) KGS - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.

77€ - 320€

Car ferry, bus, train via Venice  •  43h 38m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Katapola
  2. Take the car ferry from Katapola to Piraeus
  3. Take the bus from Piraeus to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
  5. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

210€ - 461€

Catamaran, bus  •  47h 43m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Florence

123€ - 165€

Car ferry, bus, train  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Piraeus to Dupnitsa
  3. Take the bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Rimini
  5. Take the train from Rimini to Firenze S.M.N. Re

223€ - 365€

Car ferry, Bus and Ferry, train  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Vathy, Samos
  2. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Kavala
  3. Take the Bus and Ferry from Kavala to Bologna
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

262€ - 514€

Car ferry, drive  •  29h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Kalymnos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kalymnos to Turgutreis
  3. Drive from Turgutreis to Florence

389€ - 654€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kos to Florence is to fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 9h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Kos to Florence is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 6h 43m.

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The distance between Kos and Florence is 1557 km.

The best way to get from Kos to Florence without a car is to car ferry and bus and train via Venice which takes 43h 38m and costs 210€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 9h 15m to get from Kos to Florence, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kos Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 5m and has one stopover.

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Florence is 1h behind Kos. It is currently 8:56 AM in Kos and 7:56 AM in Florence.

Eurowings, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and 13 other airlines offer flights from Kos Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5696+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Kos to Kos Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Kos to Florence.
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  • Distance: 1556.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 15m

What companies run services between Kos, Greece and Florence, Italy?

Eurowings, Air Dolomiti and 22 other airlines fly from Kos to Florence hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kos to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Kos to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 420€
Flights from Kos to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Kos to Bologna via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Kos to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Kos to Venice via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kos to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Kos to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kos to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 150€
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
Flights from Kos to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Kos to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Kos to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 430€
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 450€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Kos to Florence via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Kos to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Kos to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kos to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Kos to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Kos to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 380€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Kos to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Kos to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Kos to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 180€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Kos to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Kos to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Kos to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
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 Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Rimini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Piraeus to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
66€
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Piraeus to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Piraeus to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Yubim
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
MetroTurizm
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€
Website
Has Turizm
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Schedules at
matpu.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Sofia to Florence
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Rimini
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140€ - 190€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kavala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
190€ - 290€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Katapola
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
28€ - 85€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
49€ - 52€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
55€ - 75€
Economy
28€ - 35€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
45€ - 60€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
65€ - 85€
Car ferry from Katapola to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
52€ - 56€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
60€ - 80€
Economy
30€ - 45€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
55€ - 65€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
75€ - 90€
Car ferry from Kos to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
59€ - 63€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
70€ - 90€
Economy
40€ - 60€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
65€ - 85€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
90€ - 110€
Economy
61€
CABIN A2 outside
93€
CABIN A3 outside
83€
CABIN A4 outside
83€
Car ferry from Kos to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
25€ - 80€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
47€ - 51€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
55€ - 70€
Economy
25€ - 35€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
45€ - 55€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
60€ - 80€
Car ferry from Kos to Kálymnos
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
44€ - 48€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
50€ - 65€
Economy
20€ - 26€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
35€ - 50€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
55€ - 70€
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Vathy to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 100€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
45€ - 70€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
75€ - 100€
Economy
40€ - 55€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
60€ - 85€
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Kalymnos
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways

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