There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Florence by plane, train, bus, 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 Paris CDG to Florence  •  4 h 33 min

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

$78 - $359

Cheapest option

Fly Paris Orly to Florence  •  4 h 16 min

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

$66 - $297

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Fly Paris Orly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Pisa (PSA) ORY - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$66 - $294

Fly Paris CDG to Bologna, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$90 - $335

Train  •  9 h 26 min

  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.Maria Novella Fr

$190 - $233

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Florence, Florence N521

$70 - $126

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze

$95 - $190

Night train, train  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale Thello
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$150 - $199

Drive  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Florence 729.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Florence is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Florence is to fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Firenze. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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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.Maria Novella via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 26 min.

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The distance between Paris and Florence is 885 km. The road distance is 1167.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Florence without a car is to train which takes 9 h 26 min and costs 160€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Paris to Florence, including transfers.

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Paris to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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Paris to Florence train services, operated by TGV, 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 4 h 33 min and costs 65€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 200€ and takes 9 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Paris to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Florence.
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  • Distance: 553.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

Air France, Swiss and six other airlines fly from Paris to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Florence via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Susa in around 9 h 26 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Pisa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
thello.com
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 Paris, Massy to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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