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There are 9 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Florence by bus, plane, train, car or car train

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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Bus to Luxembourg, fly to Florence  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Florence (FLR) LUX - FLR

96€ - 229€

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Bus via Zürich  •  16h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Zurich 299
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence N524

49€ - 81€

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Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Florence  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Florence (FLR) FRA - FLR

122€ - 369€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Bologna  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ) FRA - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station

122€ - 385€

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Bologna  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Bologna (BLQ) STR - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station

130€ - 349€

Train  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB Ter
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

115€ - 212€

Bus  •  16h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Strasbourg 299 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Firenze

76€ - 140€

Drive, car train  •  14h 51m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
  2. Take the car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Florence

106€ - 195€

Drive  •  8h 54m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Florence 550.8 miles

110€ - 170€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Florence is to bus via Zürich which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 16h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Florence is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 370€ and takes 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saarbrücken to Florence. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Firenze via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 21m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Florence is 687 km. The road distance is 881.3 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Florence without a car is to train which takes 11h 24m and costs 110€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Saarbrücken to Florence, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Florence is to train which takes 11h 24m and costs 110€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus via Zürich, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 16h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Luxembourg Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Florence.
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  • Distance: 429.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 12m

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

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Florence via Sarreguemines, Sarreguemines, Strasbourg, Gare de Strasbourg, Gare de Basel-SBB, Basel Sbb, and Milano Centrale in around 11h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saarbrücken to Florence via Zurich, Florence, Florence, and Villa Costanza in around 16h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 290€
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 270€
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
370€ - 850€
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 480€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370€ - 850€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 280€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
460€ - 7000€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 27€
1st Class
38€ - 41€
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
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
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
trenitalia.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbruecken Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Mobiliteit
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 Saarbrücken to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Firenze
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Florence is 881 km. It takes approximately 8h 54m to drive from Saarbrücken to Florence.

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Swiss, TAP Portugal, Air Dolomiti and five other airlines offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 3481+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 66€ per night.

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