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There are 8 ways to get from Lisbon to Florence by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Florence  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Florence (FLR) LIS - FLR

66€ - 229€

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bologna (BLQ) LIS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

52€ - 203€

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Fly to Pisa, bus  •  6h 56m

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

Train, bus  •  33h 22m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Marseille St Charles
  4. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  5. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Firenze Rifredi Fb / ...

180€ - 332€

Train, bus via Paris  •  35h 26m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino - Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

222€ - 332€

Bus  •  39h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Nice, Nice Airport N1155
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice Airport to Florence, Florence N758

114€ - 139€

Bus via Madrid  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Madrid Avenida de América
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Florence

212€ - 315€

Drive  •  21h 9m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Florence 2238.1 km

280€ - 420€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Florence is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Florence is to fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Florence. However, there are services departing from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Florence, Florence via Nice, Nice Airport and Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 25m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Florence is 1789 km. The road distance is 2238.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Florence without a car is to train and bus which takes 33h 22m and costs 180€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Lisbon to Florence, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Florence is to fly which takes 5h 25m and costs 65€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 39h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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

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  • Distance: 1788.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Florence, Italy?

TAP Portugal, Swiss and seven other airlines fly from Lisbon to Florence every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Florence via Nice, Nice Airport, Florence, Florence, and Florence, Florence in around 39h 25m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Flights from Lisbon to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from Lisbon to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 270€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Flights from Lisbon to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 420€
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 420€
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Flights from Lisbon to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 270€
Train operators
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 to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Torino - Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 75€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
28€ - 40€
Smart Low Cost
26€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 75€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
15€ - 22€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 120€
Rail 1st Class
100€ - 150€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Thello
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 27€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice Airport to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 270€
Website
alsa.com

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Florence is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 9:24 PM in Lisbon and 10:24 PM in Florence.

Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Florence is 2238 km. It takes approximately 21h 9m to drive from Lisbon to Florence.

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TAP Portugal, Iberia, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 7690+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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