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Train  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

18€ - 70€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 45m

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

14€ - 18€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Mestre to Florence 249.6 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  4h 33m

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

90€ - 270€

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The cheapest way to get from Mestre to Florence is to bus which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Mestre to Florence is to train which costs 18€ - 70€ and takes 2h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice Mestre and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia Mestre and arriving at Firenze S.M.N.. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 1m.

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The distance between Mestre and Florence is 206 km. The road distance is 249.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mestre to Florence without a car is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs 18€ - 70€.

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The train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N. takes 2h 1m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 2h 1m and costs 18€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 4h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Mestre to Florence.
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  • Distance: 206.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 1m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N. every 4 hours. Tickets cost 20€ - 70€ and the journey takes 2h 1m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Florence, Florence once daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 18€ and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 950€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320€ - 950€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 950€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
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).

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
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
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.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mestre to Florence is 250 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Mestre to Florence.

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Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Mestre to Florence train tickets online with Omio.

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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 Mestre to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 7€ - 8€.

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