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There are 10 ways to get from Nîmes to Florence by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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 via Chambery-Challes-E  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$145 - $206

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Bus, night bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Nice, Nice 768
  2. Take the night bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence N523

$40 - $71

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Train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Marseille-St-Charles Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale Ic
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...

$108 - $170

Bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Nimes - Gare Routière to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Firenze

$103 - $229

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Florence 441 miles

$100 - $160

Train to Marseille, fly to Florence  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Florence (FLR) MRS - FLR

$117 - $383

Train to Montpellier, fly to Florence  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Florence (FLR) MPL - FLR

$140 - $678

Train to Marseille, fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$130 - $395

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$135 - $432

Train to Marseille, fly to Rome, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome (FCO) MRS - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$82 - $297

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nîmes to Florence is to bus and night bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nîmes to Florence is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 380€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nîmes to Florence. However, there are services departing from Nimes - Gare Routière and arriving at Firenze via Aix en Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nîmes to Florence. However, there are services departing from Nîmes and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 32 min.

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The distance between Nîmes and Florence is 553 km. The road distance is 705.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Florence without a car is to train which takes 10 h 32 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to get from Nîmes to Florence, including transfers.

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

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Nîmes to Florence train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Nîmes station.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Florence is to train which takes 10 h 32 min and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 200€ and takes 12 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Nîmes to Florence.
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  • Distance: 345.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 32 min

What companies run services between Nîmes, France and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Nîmes to Florence via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 10 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nîmes to Florence via Aix-en-Provence and Aix en Provence in around 12 h 34 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nîmes to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $20
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Nîmes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $110
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Nîmes to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nîmes to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Nîmes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Nîmes to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Nîmes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.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
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Nîmes to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.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
Train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nimes - Gare Routière to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Firenze
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Nîmes to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nîmes to Florence is 706 km. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from Nîmes to Florence.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Florence Airport.

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