There are 5 ways to get from Modena to Florence by train, bus, rideshare or car

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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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Modena to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$10 - $32

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Rideshare  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Modena to Florence 86.2 miles

$6 - $14

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Modena to Firenze S.Maria Novella Ic / ...

$20 - $29

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Modena to Firenze N530 / ...

$8 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Modena to Florence 83.2 miles

$20 - $29

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Modena and arriving at Firenze. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Modena and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Modena and Florence is 100 km. The road distance is 133.2 km.

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The best way to get from Modena to Florence without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Modena to Florence, including transfers.

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Modena to Florence bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Modena station.

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Modena to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Modena station.

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The best way to get from Modena to Florence is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h.

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Modena to Florence bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Firenze station.

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

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Map of how to get from Modena to Florence.
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  • Distance: 62.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Modena to Florence via Bologna C.Le in around 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Gambioli operates a bus from Modena to Florence twice a week. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Modena to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 Modena to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Modena to Firenze
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Modena to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini to Florence, Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Modena to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Modena to Florence is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Modena to Florence.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Modena and Florence. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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