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There are 6 ways to get from Lausanne to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Florence.
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  • Distance: 295.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Florence via Milano Centrale in around 5 hours 37 minutes. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Florence 6 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 13 hours 45 minutes.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Geneva
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Avg. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Avg. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Avg. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Avg. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Florence
Avg. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

How far is it from Lausanne to Florence?

The distance between Lausanne and Florence is 473 km. The road distance is 642 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Florence?

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 80 and takes 13 hours 45 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Lausanne to Florence?

The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Florence is to train and fly which takes 4 hours 15 minutes and costs SFr 130.

Is there a direct train between Lausanne and Florence?

No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Florence. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 hours 37 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Lausanne and Florence?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Florence. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 hours 45 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Lausanne to Florence?

It takes approximately 5 hours 37 minutes to get from Lausanne to Florence, including transfers.