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There are 4 ways to get from Mestre to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$26 - $45

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Florence, Florence 536 / ...

$14 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Mestre to Florence 156.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Florence (FLR) VCE - FLR

$113 - $437

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The cheapest way to get from Mestre to Florence is to bus which costs 12€ - 22€ and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Mestre to Florence is to train which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 1h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice Mestre and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia Mestre and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 53m.

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The distance between Mestre and Florence is 206 km. The road distance is 250.4 km.

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The best way to get from Mestre to Florence without a car is to train which takes 1h 53m and costs 22€ - 40€.

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The train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 1h 53m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mestre to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice Mestre station.

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Mestre to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia Mestre station.

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The best way to get from Mestre to Florence is to train which takes 1h 53m and costs 22€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 22€ and takes 4h, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 4h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Mestre to Florence.
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  • Distance: 128.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

What companies run services between Mestre, Italy and Florence, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Mestre to Florence hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mestre to Florence twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $5,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Florence via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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

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Mestre to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mestre to Florence is 250 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Mestre to Florence.

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Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Air Moldova and eight other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 6202+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mestre to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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