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There are 6 ways to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

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Night bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the night bus from Milan Via Giuseppe Impastato to Florence Piazzale Montelungo Cosenza Bus Station - Milan Lampugnano / ...

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Bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Via Giuseppe Impastato to Florence Piazzale Montelungo Cosenza Bus Station - Milan Lampugnano / ...

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence 299.5 km

Fly to Florence  •  3h 10m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Florence (FLR) LIN - FLR

Fly to Bologna, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bologna (BLQ) LIN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Florence is around 2h 40m and covers a distance of around 304 km. This includes an average layover time of around 36 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 6m. Operated by Milan Trams, Trenord, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence service departs from aeroporto di linate and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically 150 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 3m
Layover time:
36 min
Total time:
2h 40m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 6m
Journey distance:
304 km
Services per week:
150
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence bus, walk and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Sunday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence is to bus which costs €17 - €21 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence. However, there are services departing from aeroporto di linate and arriving at Florence Piazzale Montelungo via v.le corsica dopo via de andreis and Milan Via Giuseppe Impastato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 34m.

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It is 243 km from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence. It is approximately 299.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence without a car is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs €21 - €85.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence, including transfers.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Milan Via Giuseppe Impastato station.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs €21 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €21 and takes 6h 34m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €290 and takes 3h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence bus services, operated by Itabus, arrive at Florence Piazzale Montelungo station.

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Map of how to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence.
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  • Distance: 243.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy and Florence, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N. hourly. Tickets cost €23 - €80 and the journey takes 1h 44m. ItaloTreno also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Itabus operates a bus from Milan Via Giuseppe Impastato to Florence Piazzale Montelungo twice daily, and the journey takes 4h 45m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €2100
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €4200
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €4300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €1200
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €1600
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €2100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €850
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 Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €60
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Milano Rogoredo to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Milan Via Giuseppe Impastato to Florence Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Itabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence is 299 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Florence.

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Alitalia, Lufthansa, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Florence Airport.

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