There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Florence by plane, train, bus, car train, night train 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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Fly to Florence  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR

$81 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Florence, Florence N531

$35 - $60

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bologna (BLQ) MUC - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$93 - $308

Fly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Pisa (PSA) MUC - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$101 - $359

Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from München Ost to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$76 - $123

Car train, train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the car train from München Ost to Bolzano - Bozen Uex 13475
  2. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station Bz-Rm

$140 - $178

Night train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Ost to Firenze S.Maria Novella En / ...

$55 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Florence 405.8 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Florence is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Florence is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Muenchen Ost and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 54 min.

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The distance between Munich and Florence is 485 km. The road distance is 649.2 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Florence without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Munich to Florence, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Ost station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Florence is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 7 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Munich to Florence.
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  • Distance: 303.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Florence, Italy?

Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Swiss fly from Munich to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Florence via Verona Porta Nuova and Bologna C.Le in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Night train from Muenchen Ost to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Ost to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
bahn.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from München Ost to Bolzano - Bozen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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