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

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Recommended option

Fly to Florence  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Florence (FLR) MAD - FLR

$78 - $330

Cheapest option

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pisa (PSA) MAD - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$48 - $237

6 alternative options

Fly to Bologna, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bologna (BLQ) MAD - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$60 - $268

Train  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$255 - $367

Bus ALSA  •  26 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Niza
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
  3. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence 501

$89 - $138

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Florence

$156 - $233

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Florence

$120 - $200

Drive  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Florence 1048.5 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Florence is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Florence is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs 65€ - 290€.

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The distance between Madrid and Florence is 1287 km. The road distance is 1678 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Madrid to Florence, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Florence. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Florence. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Florence, Italy?

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Madrid to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, and Torino Porta Susa in around 16 h 51 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Niza
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

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