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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to San Gimignano by plane, train or shuttle

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  •  28h 43m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Florence (FLR) MEL - FLR

566€ - 1221€

Cheapest option

Fly to Venice, train  •  32h 7m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Venice (VCE) MEL - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

431€ - 4122€

6 alternative options

Fly to Pisa, train  •  29h 35m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Pisa (PSA) MEL - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Empoli

619€ - 1231€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  31h 5m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Bologna (BLQ) MEL - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

489€ - 996€

Fly to Rome, train  •  29h 19m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Rome (FCO) MEL - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

450€ - 2335€

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  30h 14m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MEL - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Firenze S.M.N.
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

545€ - 1220€

Fly to Naples, train  •  32h 24m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Naples (NAP) MEL - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

550€ - 1140€

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle, train  •  36h 47m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Zagreb (ZAG) MEL - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

580€ - 1995€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to San Gimignano is to fly and train which costs $700 - $7,000 and takes 32h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to San Gimignano is to fly which costs $900 - $2,000 and takes 28h 43m.

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The distance between Melbourne and San Gimignano is 16127 km.

It takes approximately 28h 43m to get from Melbourne to San Gimignano, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 55m and has two stopovers.

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San Gimignano is 8h behind Melbourne. It is currently 11:12 AM in Melbourne and 3:12 AM in San Gimignano.

Thai Airways International, Malaysia Airlines, KLM and nine other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 2645+ hotels available in San Gimignano. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to San Gimignano.
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  • Distance: 16127 km
  • Duration: 28h 43m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and San Gimignano, Italy?

Singapore Airlines, Swiss and 10 other airlines fly from Melbourne to San Gimignano hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 3200€
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750€ - 3200€
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 3200€
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Abu Dhabi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
450€ - 1100€
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
460€ - 1100€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 3100€
Flights from Melbourne to Naples via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 2000€
Flights from Melbourne to Naples via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2800€
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460€ - 900€
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460€ - 900€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1100€
Flights from Melbourne to Naples via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1000€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460€ - 900€
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460€ - 900€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1100€
Flights from Melbourne to Naples via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1000€
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Singapore Changi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Naples via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Singapore Changi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Friday
Estimated price
550€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Suvarnabhumi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
750€ - 1700€
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Singapore Changi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Singapore Changi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Naples via Soekarno–Hatta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Singapore Changi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Suvarnabhumi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 2500€
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750€ - 3100€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 3000€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 2800€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 2700€
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2500€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 2400€
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 2300€
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
460€ - 1100€
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
450€ - 1100€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750€ - 3100€
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 2000€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Singapore Changi, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Singapore Changi, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Naples via Hong Kong, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Hong Kong, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 4500€
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Singapore Changi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 3500€
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1100€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 3300€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Melbourne to Florence via Abu Dhabi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Bologna via Singapore Changi, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
470€ - 1200€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Suvarnabhumi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750€ - 2700€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Melbourne to Zagreb via Singapore Changi, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750€ - 1400€
Train operators
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 Centrale to Empoli
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
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€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
24€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
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 Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
28€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
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€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
11€ - 15€
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
45€ - 600€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
45€ - 55€
Private
250€ - 600€

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