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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Florence by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Paris CDG to Florence  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Florence (FLR) CDG - FLR

77€ - 913€

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Bus  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Florence N521

56€ - 67€

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Fly Paris Orly to Florence  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Florence (FLR) ORY - FLR

63€ - 277€

Fly Paris CDG to Bologna, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bologna (BLQ) CDG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

83€ - 319€

Train  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

140€ - 245€

Train via Milan  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

152€ - 252€

Bus via Genoa  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Aix-en-Provence > Toulon > Cannes > Nice - Airport > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Piazzale Montelungo

62€ - 104€

Drive  •  11h 1m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Florence 1165.4 km

140€ - 210€

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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Florence is to bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 17h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Florence is to fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Florence. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Piazzale Montelungo via Marittima/Principe Fs and Genova - Piazza della Vittoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Florence. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 33m.

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The distance between Paris and Florence is 885 km. The road distance is 1165.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Florence without a car is to train which takes 9h 33m and costs 140€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Paris to Florence, including transfers.

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Paris to Florence bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Florence train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Florence is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs 75€ - 950€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 250€ and takes 9h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 17h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Florence.
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  • Distance: 885.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

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

Air France, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Paris to Florence 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris Bercy to Florence via Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 33m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Paris Orly to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
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 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€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
60€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
24€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
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€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Florence
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Blablabus
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Grouppo Stat

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Paris to Florence bus services, operated by Grouppo Stat, arrive at Piazzale Montelungo station.

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Paris to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Florence is 1165 km. It takes approximately 11h 1m to drive from Paris to Florence.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 3849+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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