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  •  4h 37m

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

72€ - 192€

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Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bologna Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Geneva - Bus station > Milan > Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Florence, Piazzale Montelungo 536

36€ - 59€

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Fly Paris Orly to Florence  •  4h 33m

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

54€ - 365€

Fly Paris CDG to Bologna, train  •  5h 51m

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

87€ - 401€

Fly Paris Orly to Pisa, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Pisa (PSA) ORY - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Train  •  9h 35m

  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€

Bus, train  •  19h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bologna 410
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

56€ - 114€

Night train, train  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

60€ - 137€

Drive  •  11h 6m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Florence 1172.4 km

150€ - 230€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Florence is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 17h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Florence is to fly which costs 50€ - 370€ and takes 4h 33m.

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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 Florence, Piazzale Montelungo via Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 10m.

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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 35m.

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The distance between Paris and Florence is 885 km. The road distance is 1172.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Florence without a car is to train which takes 9h 35m and costs 140€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m 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 37m and costs 70€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 250€ and takes 9h 35m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 17h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Florence.
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  • Distance: 885.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

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 Bercy to Florence via Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Flights from Paris Orly to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
290€ - 800€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
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
39 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
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
24€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
23€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
20€ - 29€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
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 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
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 Bologna
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l.
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR

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

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Paris to Florence bus services, operated by Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l., arrive at Florence, 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 1172 km. It takes approximately 11h 6m to drive from Paris to Florence.

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Lufthansa, Luxair, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 4771+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ 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 10€.

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